Veggie Gratin With Chickpeas

Get Loads of Healthy Vegetables With This Veggie Gratin This veggie gratin can be served as a meal, perhaps with some crusty bread, or a side if you would prefer. It’s fun to have individual servings and you could always use kidney or white beans instead of chickpeas, and switch up the spices a bit….

Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes – Ashley Freeman Nutrition

Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes I’ve been on a course to get healthy and have been lucky enough to meet Nutritionist Ashley Freeman in the process. She’s got some great nutrition tips and my meetings with her are always beneficial I’ve learned a lot from her and it’s often far more than just straight nutrition….

Tempea Tempeh Veggie Stew

Locally Made Tempea Tempeh Makes a Tasty Alternative Protein For those that follow me (and I thank you!), you will know that I am an official BC and Alberta Pork Ambassador and that I cook a lot with pork and other locally-raised meats at home, however, not all my meals include meat, and I love…

German Night – Passion For Pork – Kassler Pork and Cabbage

Kassler Pork with Cabbage, Onions and Apple Whenever I drive out anywhere near Pitt Meadows, I stop at Hopcott Meats and grab a bag or two of groceries. They’ve got a section in the freezer of sale items, it’s a good way to save a little money and pick up some cuts or meats you…

Cranberry, Pecan, Chia Seeds and Chocolate Chip Muffins

Morning Muffins with those healthy, trendy, Chia Seeds 1 cup white flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup chia seeds – Prana has some great ones with probiotics too 150g dried cranberries 3/4 cup pecans – halves or pieces 1 cup chocolate chips 2 very ripe bananas 2 eggs, lightly beaten 125g butter,…

Moosemeat & Marmalade Season 2

A Bush Cook and Classically Trained Chef Team Up for Moosemeat & Marmalade What do you get when you combine a First Nations Bush Cook and a classically trained UK Chef? Moosemeat and Marmalade of course, a show that explores global adventure in the kitchen and out in the wild.  Co-hosts Art Napoleon (acclaimed Bush…

Gojoy Goji Berry Muffins

BC Fresh Goji Berries are in season! Whip up some Gojoy Goji Berry Muffins Did you know that BC grows Goji Berries? They even have u-pick right now out in Aldergrove! Details on Gojoy Berries here.  Do eat these muffins the day they are baked and the berries tend to collapse quickly due to their…

Roman Countryside Culinary Adventure and Olive Oil Recipes

Join Chef Dana Reinhardt in Tuscania for a Roman Countryside Culinary Adventure Is their anything better than traveling, enjoying good food and learning to cook better. Well, I think not. We are lucky enough to have Chef Dana Reinhardt in our midst, she’s a friend and a fellow Les Dames d’Escoffier member, and an amazing…

Uncle Ben’s Rice & Grains Recipes

The UNCLE BEN’S® brand serves up new RICE & GRAINS – Uncle Ben’s Rice & Grains UNCLE BEN’S® brand now offers Rice & Grains, a combination of rice with ancient grains, such as quinoa and couscous and we’ve got some great recipes from local restaurants to inspire you to add more than just rice to your plate. “Our…

Roasted Eggplant Dip

Grab Locally-Grown Eggplants and whip up this Roasted Eggplant Dip On the weekend we went strawberry picking and on Sunday night were ready for a BBQ. We love dips and served a trio of them this night. Green garbanzo, hummus and this awesome roasted eggplant dip made with locally-grown eggplant. 5 mini Windset Farms Baby Eggplant…