Food Blog


Les trouvailles alimentaires d'une orthorexique-boulimique


Je suis souvent à la recherche d'un petit quelque chose à grignoter comme collation le matin, mais qui me donne bonne conscience...ou du moins qui ne me donne pas mauvaise conscience. Si vous voyez ce que je veux dire!

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A twisted idea for a snack...



I really love healthy foods and I try to stay away from gluten and flour when I can. Processed snacks don't appeal to me - I'm into fresh foods!

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Frozen soups may not seem that exciting, but don't judge a book by its cover...



OMG! All About the Soup! 

You know, you really do have to keep your eyes peeled for these in the freezer section.  At first glance All About the Soup's lineup of ready-to-eat meals may not seem that special, but take a second look: it's what's on the inside that counts! 

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Checking out great local food with Savour Ottawa!


At the Food Shop, we place a great importance on sourcing food from local and organic farmers whenever possible.

Ottawa has a large and exciting food scene, from Edible Ottawa Magazine, to pickles and preserves, and wild harvested produce. Eating locally has never been as excting and tastey as it is now!

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The Food Shop

We are proud to stock nutritious and local ingredients for all of our customers' needs.

Can't find what you're looking for? Just ask us!

The Food Shop is divided into different sections:

  • Produce
  • Bulk dry goods, herbs, spices, nut butters, honey, and vanilla extract
  • Grocery (including shelf, refrigerated, and frozen items)
  • Frozen meats
  • Deli & ready-made items
  • Juice Bar

We are honoured to cater to customers with dietary needs, including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, raw, organic, and candida concerns.

The Herb & Spice Shop is an independent, locally owned health & natural food store which has been serving Ottawa's Centretown neighbourhood and beyond for over 30 years.

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The Food Shop
375 Bank Street

A wide and always growing selection of natural, organic, alternative and specialty food items. Juice bar in store.

The Wellness Shop
380 Bank Street

A full selection of nutritional supplements, herbal and homeopathic remedies, natural body care, cosmetics and bulk herbs.



The Wellness Shop has the best selection of essential oils and flower remedies that I've found yet :)


Most convenient place for finding things you can't buy at loblaws (like food that won't kill you, e.g.).


Decades ago a Polish neighbor of mine introduced me to your bulk natural foods. I have been a client of yours since then. Thank you for keeping it up!


Love your selection of organic produce!

Thanks for working with local suppliers and producers!

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   (613) 232-4087 Ext.1 Food / Ext.2 Wellness
   375 Bank St, Ottawa ON K2P 1Y2 / 380 Bank St, Ottawa ON K2P 1Y4