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Sunshiny Mango Smoothie (Dairy-free)

Sweet glorious mangoes! A bit messy to eat, until you get the hang of cutting them properly, this wonderful fruit lends itself to a perfect smoothie. The addition of coconut to this recipe makes for a tropical tasting treat. And it only takes a few minutes to make!   INGREDIENTS 2 cups fresh mango 1/2 [...]

By | April 24th, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on Sunshiny Mango Smoothie (Dairy-free)

Easter Morning Breakfast Casserole

Whether you're looking for an easy breakfast to free up some time for egg hunting or the perfect dish for an Easter brunch potluck, breakfast casserole is your new best friend. Make this simple and super tasty dish the night before and pop it in the oven in the morning!   INGREDIENTS 5 cups cubed sourdough bread - [...]

By | April 9th, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on Easter Morning Breakfast Casserole

Apple Mustard Glazed Pork Roast

Something about the sweetness (and tartness) of apples with the zip or mustard just goes so nicely with pork. This simple pork roast recipe is a comfort food crowd pleaser! INGREDIENTS 2-2.5 pounds bone-in pork roast Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup apple juice 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on Apple Mustard Glazed Pork Roast

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

There's nothing homier than a fudgey, fruity pineapple upside down cake! This classic cake isn't terribly hard to make. There's just a few extra steps like separating and whisking egg whites, but the end result is so worth it. INGREDIENTS Topping 1 medium pineapple―peeled, cored and thinly sliced 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup unsalted [...]

By | February 28th, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on Pineapple Upside Down Cake

How-To: Freeze Fresh Tomatoes

Whether you're freezing your late summer bounty or you've stocked up on sale-priced fresh tomatoes, freezing them for another day is a snap. No blanching or peeling necessary. Here's how: WHAT YOU NEED: Large sealable freezer bags, space in your freezer, a sharp paring knife, and glorious ripe tomatoes. WHAT YOU DO: 1) Wash and dry ripe [...]

By | January 29th, 2019|Blog, Recipes|Comments Off on How-To: Freeze Fresh Tomatoes

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Honey Cookies

Whether you avoid gluten or you've just run out of flour, this simple recipe makes for a delicious cookie! INGREDIENTS 1.5 cups unsweetened peanut butter 0.5 cup honey 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 large eggs, room temperature & lightly beaten 0.5 cups semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips 0.5 teaspoon baking soda 0.5 teaspoon of salt [...]

By | January 29th, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Honey Cookies

Rosemary Grapefruit Sparkler

While delicious all year-round, grapefruit harvests tend to peak with the holiday season. And if you think about it, it's perfect timing for us in North America. With all the heavy foods we're indulging in this time of year, the citrus zing of grapefruit is a perfect palate refresher. Wonderful for Christmas morning brunch and [...]

By | December 16th, 2018|Recipes|Comments Off on Rosemary Grapefruit Sparkler

Rosemary Simple Syrup

What's in a name? Well, when it comes to "simple syrup" the answer is everything. A staple for cocktails, simple syrup really couldn't be any simpler to make. It's two ingredients, plus your flavouring―that's it! This recipe is for rosemary simple syrup that's lovely in everything from lemonade and cake glaze to sparkling cocktails, but [...]

By | December 16th, 2018|Recipes|Comments Off on Rosemary Simple Syrup

Cinnamon Apple Chips―A Holiday Treat

Looking for a delicious holiday treat that's good for you? Apple chips are naturally gluten-free and if you skip the sugar in this recipe, really quite healthy. Perfect for entertaining and gift giving, as well. INGREDIENTS 3-5 large sweet crisp apples, cored* and sliced 1/8” thick rounds 1-2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1-2 teaspoons of granulated sugar [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|Recipes|Comments Off on Cinnamon Apple Chips―A Holiday Treat

Russet, Red or Yukon Gold?

Well, first, all of three potatoes are delicious, but that doesn't mean you can always use them interchangeably. Here's a break down of the right potato for the right dish. Russet Good old, classic russet! It's a drier potato, with a thick skin making it ideal for baking or frying. Thanks to this dryness, when you bake [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Russet, Red or Yukon Gold?