Balsamic & Honey Roasted Beets

Thank you root veggies! I’m grateful that we have beets, carrots, winter squash, turnips, rutabaga, and all the other winter keepers, as the growing season winds down and we head into winter. We need to keep our veggie intake high, especially in the winter when the fresh and local stuff  is scarce. Beets are long keepers, and theirRead more

Mediterranean Lentil Salad –

Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Mediterranean Lentil Salad is not only delicious, but super simple to put together.. Lentils may seem like an unassuming little pulse, but they pack a mighty nutritional punch. High in protein, B vitamins, folate,  and fibre, and loaded with minerals, in particular iron. Lentils are fat free, low in calories and heart healthy. These guys should beRead more

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash with Rosemary and Balsamic Vinegar

Roasted Butternut Squash with Maple and Rosemary

Butternut squash is such a versatile veggie, although it is really a fruit. It can be grilled, pureed into soup, mashed, stuffed, used in breads and muffins or chilli or curries. Roasting is one of the easiest ways to prepare these beautiful orange squash. And speaking of orange, butternuts are very high in beta caroteenRead more

Quinoa and Kale Stuffed Tomatoes

  Its tomato time. The time of year when the garden is bursting with tomatoes. There is nothing more delightful than a perfect, vine ripened tomato picked and eaten while still warm from the sun. I bring the salt shaker out to the garden with me! But there are too many to use them upRead more

Cranberry Sauce From Scratch – Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

  The Cranberry Sauce is often an afterthought, for a holiday dinner. However, Thanksgiving is about celebrating all that we have to be thankful for, right?  At this time of year, our ancestors were giving their thanks for the bounty of the harvest. Back, then, our food didn’t come in cans, it was made from scratch withRead more