I had a few requests for another pizza we made at Growing Eden, using fresh beets from the garden. Ask and you shall receive! We made it the same day we made the Summer Harvest Ratatouille Pizza, so it has a lot of the same ingredients, but is a beautiful pink and purple colour. The … Continue reading
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First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes two kittens in a baby carriage!
Some exciting events have happened since last summer outside of the blogosphere, and I just wanted to touch base to let you in on a few milestones. Got Married to my handsome husband!! Brought home two adorable new kittens Benji and Layla! Started another year at Growing Eden! Graduated from Langara with … Continue reading
Simply Cook and Enjoy! Marinate Inexpensive Cuts of Meat and get Delicious Results
It’s Nutrition Month, and the Dietitians of Canada are celebrating healthy eating through this year’s theme ‘Simply Cook and Enjoy’! In North America, we are becoming increasingly disconnected from our food, and our fast-paced and convenience -driven eating habits are causing detrimental effects to our health and ecosystem. During Nutrition Month, dietitians have the opportunity … Continue reading
My 5th CSA Harvest: Kale, a Diamond in the Green Ruffage, Oxalic Acid and Caldo Verde
Another great bunch of veggies in this week’s CSA basket! This week we have an assortment of: Beet greens Garlic scapes (the last week of the season!!! Yep, a really short season) Snap peas Lettuce (This week is Red Sails) Gai Lan Radishes (multicoloured) Kale Kale I received a bunch of 3 types of kale- … Continue reading
Growing Eden: Falafel Burgers with Cilantro Feta Sauce & Pickled Onions
Last week at Growing Eden, we broke out the barbecue and made some vegetarian friendly falafel burgers. Although these burgers are typically budget friendly, I splurged and purchased everything organic from Whole Foods. I even got some beautiful heirloom tomatoes to complement these protein-packed patties. Falafels are primarily made of chickpeas and are traditionally deep-fried. … Continue reading
Lotsa Greens: My Second CSA Harvest
I am really enjoying eating all of the fresh organic produce from the Market Garden CSA at Farmers on 57th. It fills our fridge, and makes it’s presence known in our household. Filled with loads of Carotenoids, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Calcium and fibre, this harvest is sure to fill the needs of Canada’s … Continue reading
Does Distance Make the Heart Grow Fonder?
I know… I created a blog… and wrote 3 posts then left for 3 months. I hope this distance has left you wanting more! I do have a whole cart full of excuses though: 5 courses, volunteering, preparing my dietetics application, moving, working, and finally organizing my new project, a community kitchen program! Good news … Continue reading
Garlic: Helps fight the common cold?
What a way to bring in the new year… SICK for New Years and my first week of classes! I hope that isn’t foreshadowing the year ahead! Paulo was sick for Christmas, and I just had to be close to him, so now I am sick too! All I wanted was to wrap myself in … Continue reading