Egg Nog Rice Pudding ~ a delicious creamy dessert with a spicy nutmeg Christmas flavour!
Desserts, Holiday Cooking, Quick and Easy, Vegan

Creamy Eggnog Rice Pudding (Vegan and Non-Vegan)

Eggnog and Christmas ........... Christmas and Eggnog.  The two go together like Valentine's Day and hearts, or birthdays and balloons.  Whenever I see Eggnog appear in the stores, I get a rush of that Christmas cheer that starts me smiling.  This year I was able to try some Grass Fed Eggnog and wow, was it… Continue reading Creamy Eggnog Rice Pudding (Vegan and Non-Vegan)

Pineapple Spinach Pomegranate Smoothie ~ a healthy quick and delicious breakfast!
Beverages, Vegan

Pineapple Spinach Pomegranate Smoothie

I know.  Winter is coming up fast and the weather is getting colder, but while I try to keep my blogging seasonal most of the time, at this time of year I often find myself craving something tropical and something green.  This November the west coast of British Columbia experienced the most amount of rain… Continue reading Pineapple Spinach Pomegranate Smoothie

Apple Cider Vinegar & Honey Cough Syrup - sooth your cough naturally!
Natural Remedies

Natural Cough Remedy-Apple Cider Vinegar Manuka Honey Cough Syrup

Flu and cold season has started and since I promised to post some natural remedies on this blog, I thought it high time to get started.  May we present our Apple Cider Vinegar Manuka Honey Cough Syrup! There's nothing worse than a sore throat and cough that can accompany many viral infections which can grab… Continue reading Natural Cough Remedy-Apple Cider Vinegar Manuka Honey Cough Syrup

Pumpkin Blueberry Baked Oatmeal ~ a delicious way to start a morning!
Breakfasts, Quick and Easy

Pumpkin Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

With this Pumpkin Blueberry Baked Oatmeal recipe, we hoped to make inroads into a category that we haven't explored before ....... breakfasts.  With breakfast being the most important meal of the day, you want something that's healthy and filling, as well as being flavourful.  I think we've nailed it with this one! With so many… Continue reading Pumpkin Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

Chantrelle Mushroom Pasta Bake Feature
Dinner, Pasta, Quick and Easy

Chantrelle Mushroom Pasta Bake

I love fall when the wild mushrooms shoot through the dense undergrowth of leaves and pine needles, their odd shapes like small little characters in nondescript attire.  I love morel mushrooms and lobster mushrooms (which oddly do taste like lobster!) but I must say my absolute favourite is the Chantrelle mushroom.  With a thick, meaty… Continue reading Chantrelle Mushroom Pasta Bake

Quinoa Pomegranate Festive Salad
Quick and Easy, Salads, Vegan

Pomegranate Quinoa Festive Salad

Is there a more cheerful looking fruit than the pomegranate?  It's bright red seeds and scarlet juice add a celebratory touch to anything it garnishes.  Only nature could have made such a merry, vibrant colour! There used to be a quaint organic store near me that made a wonderful quinoa salad.  I've copied their recipe… Continue reading Pomegranate Quinoa Festive Salad