Bulgur Stuffed Acorn Squash

Bulgur Stuffed Acorn Squash

This Bulgur Stuffed Acorn Squash was inspired by Lebanese Tabbouleh, a salad of bulgur, parsley and mint. Lebonese Cuisine Lebanese dishes, like many cuisines of the Mediterranean, features lots of whole grains such as bulgur, and chick peas  as well as plenty of herbs and lemon juice. This stuffed squash has all of those. AndRead more

Roasted Beet and Apple Salad

Roasted Beet, Apple, Walnut Salad

This Roasted Beet and Apple Salad is a favourite at our house. Sweet earthy beets, tart apples, bitter walnuts, lemon,  and apple cider vinegar combine all the flavour elements and some nice crunch in this delicious dish. We love this salad all year. But it’s especially welcome during the fall and winter months, because applesRead more

Kale Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Kale and Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Kale & Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes are a delicious way to use up some tomatoes. It’s that time of year when the garden is bursting with them. To me, there are few things better than a perfect, vine ripened tomato picked and eaten while still warm from the sun. I bring the salt shaker out toRead more

Ginger Carrot Lentil Soup

Ginger Carrot Lentil Soup

Ginger Carrot Lentil Soup is a simple, easy to make dish. This yummy soup with red lentils and carrots is quick to cook up when you’re busy, but hungry and, it’s packed with nutrition, too. Carrots, as you know, are the veggie queens of beta-carotene, and antioxidant stars. And lentils are a great source of plantRead more

Spiced Rum Grilled Peaches – Grilled Peaches Recipe

Spiced Rum Grilled Peaches

Spiced Rum Grilled Peaches are the ultimate summer dessert. What says summer more than fresh ripe peaches, and grilling? Summer Fruit We’re lucky to live in one of the major fruit growing regions in Canada. According to Statistics Canada, British Columbia produces more fruit than any other province. And the Okanagan Valley is where mostRead more

Cherry Amaretto Ice Cream – Homemade Ice Cream

Cherry Amaretto Ice Cream

Cherry Amaretto Ice Cream is helping us cool off today in these sweltering temperatures. Let me tell ya, I adore my ice cream maker. When we need ice cream, (yes, need), we have some in 30 minutes. No going out. And in our house, it doesn’t have to be hot outside, because we love iceRead more