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Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

¬†These were the ultimate Christmas cookie of 2014 and the recipe I will be leaving out for Santa tomorrow evening ūüėČ ¬†I made many batches to share with family and friends and they always vanished quickly.¬† I love a simple … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Honey (fermented)

  Honey ferments were my treasured discovery of 2014.¬† I continue to be inspired by the medicinal quality of garlic in honey and the deliciousness of the fruit ferments.¬† Having noshed through my jars of blueberries and peaches way too … Continue reading

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Warm Quinoa Breakfast Cereal

¬†As the weather cools I am naturally easing off of breakfast smoothies and beginning to crave warmer foods in the morning. ¬†This recipe is actually my daughter’s creation, one that the whole family loves. ¬†It is a powerhouse of nutrition … Continue reading

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Roasted Cream of Tomato Soup

¬†This soup is incredible this time of year, allowing you to use up the last of the summer produce in a delicious, warming way. The last of the true, seasonal tomatoes will only be available for the next few weeks¬†and¬†this … Continue reading

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Vegan Golden (Turmeric) Milk

Rain Rain go away….As we transition into fall everyone is craving something warm and comforting in their bellies. ¬†This recipe will keep you warm from the inside out while increasing your immunity to keep colds and flus at bay. Turmeric … Continue reading

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The Best Pumpkin or Apple Preserves

Last year I became obsessed with pumpkin and apple butters. ¬†If you follow the¬†blog, you may have noticed my main theme of the year is¬†fermenting any and everything. ¬†I wanted to take my beloved butters and add additional health benefits … Continue reading

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Cold Pressed Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte

¬†I’m writing this recipe as a public service.¬† I don’t drink coffee, however I know when fall comes around people flock to Starbucks, lining up for their pumpkin spice latte.¬† With a long line of questionable ingredients I wanted to … Continue reading

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Tomato Basil Marinara Sauce (For Canning)

As you can tell from my last few posts, we are elbow deep in tomato season! I love this delicious, fresh sauce for it’s light, clean flavour. ¬†Check out this recipe for a deeper, richer variation. Like my roasted vegetable … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetable Tomato Sauce for Canning

What I love about this recipe is the deep, rich flavour. ¬†It is exactly the kind of food you crave in winter- hearty, warming and comforting. ¬†This depth of flavour is achieved by roasting the vegetables, allowing you to turn … Continue reading

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Salsa Roja for Canning

The canning frenzy¬†continues with a Latin American inspired recipe ‚̧ ¬†This Salvadoran salsa is traditionally served with pupusas and curtido, but I also serve it with tortilla chips, mixed with broth to be used¬†as a base for soups and chilis, … Continue reading

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The Quickest and Easiest Way to Can Tomatoes

Tomato season is here! During these next few, short weeks I will be attempting to preserve enough tomatoes to last throughout the year. ¬†I have been canning for the past few years and really love¬†having those little glass mason jars … Continue reading

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Chocolate Raspberry Nice-Cream

Another banana ice-cream recipe! I have been eating variations on this all summer long for my weekend breakfasts (for my favourite weekday smoothie click here). Eating fruit (especially bananas) for breakfast has been leaving me clear-headed and full of energy … Continue reading

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The Best Vegan (or not) Blueberry Scones

These little treats are so easy to throw together when you are craving something comforting and sweet.¬† They taste incredible with a slightly crunchy crust and a soft, warm center.¬† Yum, give your belly a nice¬†big hug with these scones. … Continue reading

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Marinated Roasted Red Peppers (preserved)

I love the abundance summer brings. ¬†I went to the market today and this happened….. …a beautiful box of organic bell peppers for a steal. ¬†During these last few weeks of summer, I am frantically preserving all of the fresh … Continue reading

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Fermented Salsa (Pico De Gallo)

MMM…salsa!¬†¬†Can your salsa make you sexier?….Mine can.¬†¬†Fermenting the salsa adds all of the health benefits listed here, and here, as well as improving the flavour. ¬†Because it is fermented, any foods that you eat along side it will digest more … Continue reading

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Atole de Elote and Fried Plaintain

I love the kitchen’s ability to transport me to another place.¬† Cooking traditional recipes from around the world¬†¬†satisfies my inner Wanderluster while giving¬†me a sense of exploration in an everyday task.¬†¬†Lately I am loving Latin cuisine and have been inspired … Continue reading

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How to Make Nut and Seed Milks

I am in love with nut milks.¬† We go through many¬†cups, poured over cereals, drunken plain, used as ingredients for baking, or used as a¬†base for a thicker smoothie.¬† They are so creamy and¬†versatile, who needs dairy? This post¬†demonstrates¬†the process … Continue reading

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Green Beans in a Fresh Tomato Sauce

  I received some beautiful heirloom beans in my CSA box and was so inspired to create something delicious.¬† This is hearty enough to be main dish (I always serve it as a main), or can serve as a side … Continue reading

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Summer Rolls- Vietnamese inspired cucumber rolls

¬† It has been too hot to turn the oven on most days. ¬†My little garden is giving me lots of hydrating cucumbers and I am always looking for interesting ways to use them. ¬†This week Kimberly Snyder challenged bloggers … Continue reading

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“Real” Pickles

I call these “real” pickles because this is the old-school,¬†traditional¬†way pickles were made for hundreds of years- ¬†cucumbers, seasonings, and salt brine. Because we are making our pickles this way (rather than using vinegar which kills off the good bacteria … Continue reading

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