I don’t know about you but I am a big fan of garlic! Most things that I cook have onion and garlic in them! Not only do they add flavour but they also add the nutritional punch! Today we are going to focus on garlic’s profile. Season: June to August but is usually available yearRead more
Three things should come to mind when you hear the word “Turmeric:” anti-inflammatory, bright orange and golden milk latte. At least those are the three things I think of! Let’s dive a little deeper into the wonderful bright orange world of Turmeric! WHAT IS IT? Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is a root (rhizome) and is aRead more
Pizza. Pasta. Potatoes. Sandwiches. Risotto. These are just a few things you can lather this delicious sundried tomato pesto on! Why buy one in a jar when you can make it healthier within a few minutes at home? Let me show you how! But first, let’s talk nutrition! I added nutritional yeast for their B-vitaminsRead more
A classic snowball cookie (also known as: Russian tea cake, Mexican wedding cookie, Italian wedding cookie, snowdrops, or butterballs) is usually made out of butter, icing sugar, flour and ground nuts (typically almonds, hazelnuts, pecans or walnuts). I wanted to make a gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free version with minimal sugar so I created Snowballs a laRead more
Back in my restaurant days, these cute little greens (a.k.a microgreens) were just garnishes I’d put to finish the look of a dish. Now, I intentionally add them to savoury dishes in order to increase their nutritional profile. I love buying mine at the local farmers market but you can also buy them at specialtyRead more
Water is the primary component of all bodily fluids such as our blood, lymph, digestive juices, urine, tears and sweat. It helps digest food, eliminate wastes, transport oxygen, glucose and fat to our muscles, and regulate body temperature. Since our bodies are made up of approximately 60% water, we need to constantly replenish our bodies with water for proper bodily functions.