Top 10 Spices You Need in Your Pantry

Maybe you are moving?  Maybe you need to buy a house warming gift? Or a grad gift? Spices are a staple in the pantry and make flavouring dishes easy and delicious when you know how to use them.  BUT walking down the spice aisle at your local food store can […]

A Pantry Staple?

Onion Soup Mix it’s a staple in the pantry and can be added to a dish for instant flavour. Yes, you could actually make onion soup with it, but there are so many other uses! But first you need to make sure your onion soup mix is adding flavour and not […]

The Sodium Salt Confusion

There is sodium, and then there is salt. They are not quite the same thing. So is Salt the same thing as Sodium?  No. Salt contains sodium. Salt by weight is about 40% sodium and 60% chloride.   Sodium is a micro nutrient so you need it, but you need it […]

High Fibre?

Yes, Fibre is great and healthy, But WHY?   Fibre is a carbohydrate, but is not digestible. Why would you ever want to consume something that is not even digestible?   1. To get things moving through your system. Fibre is the train for the digestive tract to help get […]

Zero-Waste Uses for Basil Around the House

Aside from throwing it in pasta for an extra kick, basil contains powerful antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and antibacterial properties. It’s also a natural adaptogen, which means its​ ​adaptogenic properties​ help the body deal with stress; basil strengthens memory and concentration and regulates the body’s control over blood-sugar levels. ​ Here […]

Join the Mustard Revolution….We’re a HUGE Fan!

I remember meeting Val at an industry event. Well dressed, just like most french women I know, she has a classy modern style. I was finally meeting the face of Gravelbourg Mustard! The maker of my favorite gourmet mustard the Cranberry Mustard, which had been the answer to my prayers […]

Baked Bartlett Pears

Bring together the delicious flavours of  pear, cinnamon with the freshness of the lemon with this delicious baked fruit recipe.  Ingredients 4 Bartlett pears, ripe but firm 3 tablespoons of agave nectar (or ¼ cup of brown sugar) 1/4 cup honey Zest and juice from one lemon 1/8 teaspoon Splendor […]