Grilled Apricot & Arugula Salad

Grilled Apricot & Arugula Salad

I have fresh, tree ripened apricots just picked from my neighbour’s tree. This makes me very happy, and I intend to make some jam. I wanted to save some of these golden lovelies for the barbecue, though, because we love to grill fruit as well as veggies. Really, we like to grill pretty much anything. Then I sawRead more

Sweet Potato Quinoa Cakes with Sriracha Mayo

These Sweet Potato Quinoa Cakes are not just delicious, but also incredibly nutritious, too. The sweet potato is a nutritional super star; loaded with Vitamin A & C, B vitamins, potassium, and fiber. Sweet potatoes are inexpensive and versatile, and they keep for a long time, making them a good staple for any kitchen. AndRead more

Blueberry Sourdough Turkey Sausage Stuffing

Blueberry Sourdough Turkey Sausage Stuffing

  Thanksgiving is just a couple of weeks away for us here in Canada. A sausage stuffing has always been our family tradition for the big turkey days. This Blueberry Sourdough Turkey Sausage Stuffing is a bit of a departure from our usual tradition. Probably yours, too, but sometimes, it’s just good to shake things upRead more

New Potato Salad; Chive Blossoms & Spring Radishes

  I Who doesn’t love potato salad? I love the springtime, when we can finally eat food from our garden. Did you know that chive blossoms are edible? Chives are doing their spring thing in my herb garden, and I love them. Chives, a member of the onion family, are one of the first signs ofRead more

Ginger Sesame Noodle & Veggie Bowl

  My stove is broken.  We’re waiting to find out if we should fix it or replace it. I would like to say that this particular stove has served me well and in good stead, but I can’t. It’s a four year old, top of the line stove, for which we purchased the extended warranty. Which was forRead more

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