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Culinary Nutrition Open House

Watch 6 Free Gluten-Free + Dairy-Free Cooking Videos

Happy Friday! I’m popping in to wish you a wonderful weekend and let you know about a free online open house at the Academy of Culinary Nutrition, which features a selection of gluten-free and dairy-free cooking videos. It’s happening on Wednesday, July 13 beginning at 10:00am, but you’ll have an entire 24 hours to watch […]

Gluten-Free + Vegan Rhubarb Scones

What I made with my CSA: gluten-free + vegan rhubarb scones, falafel wraps, fennel spaghetti and more

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 […]

Cream of Asparagus + Broccoli Soup

What I made with my weekly CSA: Asparagus and broccoli risotto, shepherd’s pie 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 […]

Breakfast Cookies - Your Guide to Natural Sweeteners

Get Your Guide to Natural Sweeteners

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 […]