During the third week of CSA season, we went away for a getaway on Salt Spring Island, which is off the southern coast of BC and is a haven for nature enthusiasts, foodies and artists. Since we took Daisy (our dog) with us, we spent a lot of time outside and driving around from park […]
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What I made with my CSA: gluten-free + vegan rhubarb scones, falafel wraps, fennel spaghetti and more
You know what’s magnificent about vegetables? Everything. The colours, flavours and textures, their versatility, and of course the nutritional profile: antioxidants, fibre, vitamins, minerals, protein, complex carbs, even omega-3 fats – vegetables really are a gift. And I feel very fortunate that I can take that gift and turn it into a delicious meal. Here’s […]
The foods on the shelves today would make our great-grandparents’ heads spin, but few aisles would be more confusing for them than the one with natural sweeteners. White sugar is a pantry item that’s been used for generations, but research is piling up to show that white, refined sugar is harmful to our health. It’s a highly addictive […]
My Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) season has begun! CSAs are when you purchase a share in a local farm and then receive a weekly mystery box of fresh vegetables and fruits. For me, that means I’ll be visiting my local farmer’s market, with my doggie in tow, to pick up produce for the next 20 weeks. […]
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