Easy Unsweetened Crock-pot Apple Butter

We are so fortunate in this part of the world to have a proper apple season! Whether you're buying them from the shops or harvesting your own trees, there so many wonderful recipes and ways to preserve apples. Apple butter is one of our favourites. So incredibly simple to make and with no sugar added, it's [...]

By | September 11th, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on Easy Unsweetened Crock-pot Apple Butter

Gluten-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

Craving a frozen sweet treat, but food intolerance or allergies in the way? This simple recipe is a great way to make ice cream sandwiches that work for everyone. You can even make them vegan but choosing a non-dairy ice "cream".   INGREDIENTS 2/3 cup lightly packed almond flour 1/3 cup lightly packed coconut flour 3 tablespoons  cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda [...]

By | July 26th, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on Gluten-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

Watermelon Lemonade

Juicy watermelon and tart refreshing lemonade are summer staples. Combine them to make a truly spectacular seasonal sip! INGREDIENTS 5 cups seedless watermelon cut into cubes 1 can of frozen lemonade + 1 3/4 cups water OR 4 cups pre-made lemonade Ice METHOD Blend watermelon and lemonade in a blender or Vitamix until well combined [...]

By | June 25th, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on Watermelon Lemonade

Gluten/Refined Sugar-Free Avocado Brownies

Okay, so maybe this doesn't sound tasty, but just one avocado makes a pretty great pan of chocolate brownies. Honest. We promise you don't taste the avocado―just rich, chocolately goodness. And all the healthy fats and nutrients avocados are beloved for.   INGREDIENTS 1 medium, ripe avocado 2 large eggs 1/3 cup coconut sugar 1/3 cup [...]

By | May 4th, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on Gluten/Refined Sugar-Free Avocado Brownies

Victoria Sponge Cake

Whether you watch a certain popular British baking show or even if you've never heard of the infamous Victoria Sponge or Sandwich cake, this recipe is a winner. Based on Mary Berry's famous all-in-one method, we've added a bit of lemony zing to give this classic cake a little zing. Shh...don't tell the purists! This a [...]

By | May 3rd, 2019|Recipes|Comments Off on Victoria Sponge Cake

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