Carrot Apple Ginger Soup

Carrot Apple Ginger Soup

Carrots are the darlings of January! Holding over through the winter, these delicious roots never lose their sweetness which makes them the perfect bedfellows for late season apples that are losing their crunch but concentrating their sugars. This soup has always been...
Happy Cows

Happy Cows

This post just makes me happy…and sad at the same time. The dairy industry, well, the food industry in general is in a sad state of affairs; we’ve forgotten where our food comes from, what it really costs to produce it, and who we share this planet with....
Chick Pea Salad with Tangy Citrus Vinaigrette

Chick Pea Salad with Tangy Citrus Vinaigrette

In the interest of eating “clean” these days, I’m seeking inspiration in a variety of fresh and wholesome salads while looking past the lettuce.To me great salads are not only about the flavours, they’re about the combination of textures,...
Sea Cider Farm Winter Wassail

Sea Cider Farm Winter Wassail

This year we had the good fortune to be invited to join in the traditional Winter Wassail celebration at the absolutely gorgeous Sea Cider Farm here in Saanich. I have to admit this was my first time out to the cider house: what a beautiful spot! Set on a gentle hill...
Gluten Free Cranberry Pumpkin Loaf

Gluten Free Cranberry Pumpkin Loaf

This loaf is really more like cake – it’s dense, slightly sweet, and I personally love it with the cinnamon orange drizzle icing! I love to bake with pumpkin, it’s a guarantee that you’ll get a lovely moist result every time. I have to laugh at...