Dark Chocolate Bark

Ingredients 1lb dark chocolate (70% – I use 85% but it is more bitter) GOJI-CHIA-PUMPKIN SEED 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup goji berries 1/3 cup chia seeds 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (to sprinkle on top) ROASTED ALMOND & … Read More

The Beauty of the Dinner Time Ritual

On Saturday mornings, I enjoy an hour of yoga at my local studio, head across the street for a designer cookie and cup of coffee, then walk home through my lovely neighbourhood. This 2-hour (!) bit of “me time” has … Read More

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chickpea and Sweet Potato Curry

This protein-packed slow cooker vegetarian curry recipe is made with chickpeas and sweet potatoes cooked in a rich and creamy Indian-spiced sauce. Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes peeled and diced 2 cups canned chickpeas drained and rinsed 15 ounce can diced tomatoes 1 cup vegetable or chicken broth low sodium 1 cup coconut … Read More

Baked Ricotta Dip with Herbs

Ingredients 2 cups whole milk ricotta cheese 3/4 cup asiago or parmesan (freshly grated) – reserve 1/4 cup for the top 3 large cloves of garlic (minced) 1/4 cup chives (diced) 1/4 cup italian parsley (chopped) 1/4 cup thyme (chopped) … Read More

Beer Bread Recipe

This moist ‘n malty quick-bread brings you the Luck of the Irish on St Patrick’s Day or Any Day! Spray an 8×8 – inch baking pan with non-stick spray. Set aside. In a large bowl, thoroughly mix: 2 c. whole … Read More

Creamy Squash and Apple Soup

  Finely chop onion, celery, and carrot and saute in butter for 5 minutes. Add the squash, apple, broth and water. Bring to a boil and then simmer until squash is soft. Puree the soup using an immersion blender. Season … Read More

Celebrating successes, big and small.

People have been making New Year’s resolutions for at least 4,000 years! At the start of each year, ancient Babylonians would promise their gods to return borrowed objects and pay their debts. I don’t know how well the ancients fared … Read More

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