Beet and Arugula Salad with Candied Walnuts and Goat Cheese
Quick and Easy, Salads

Beet and Arugula Salad with Candied Walnuts

Good heavens, I had so many recipes planned to start the year but with the holiday, being distracted by visitors and then not being able to decide which recipe to work on first, I've been rather lax in my posting of late. Has anyone else had problems ramping it up after the break?  In any… Continue reading Beet and Arugula Salad with Candied Walnuts

Journey to the Garden - 2017 in Review
Miscellaneous

2017 in Review – Bloopers, Fun and Much More!

We launched Journey to the Garden August 31st of this year and wow, what a wild ride it has been.  Our broad goal was (and is) to provide readers with healthy and easy-to-make vegetarian recipes, but also to bring people back to where their food comes from ..... the garden.  Due to living in cities… Continue reading 2017 in Review – Bloopers, Fun and Much More!

Dinner, Quick and Easy, Vegan

Brussels Sprouts and Apple with Persimmon and Pomegranates

Christmas is approaching fast and we're all looking for tasty, yet creative dishes for dinners over the holidays. Well, here is a dish that will become a holiday favourite and one that you can make all the year through. It's our Christmas present to you and I'll tell you why .... Brussels sprouts. Whenever I… Continue reading Brussels Sprouts and Apple with Persimmon and Pomegranates

Carrot and Fennel Soup with Pistachios ~ a healthy comfort soup for any meal
Quick and Easy, Soups, Vegan

Carrot Fennel Soup with Pistachios

With my Christmas shopping already complete and the season in full swing, I thought I'd take a break from Christmas recipes to share something more mainstream.  Soups are so wonderfully comforting this time of year.  For autumn, I shared my Kale and White Bean Autumn Soup but I thought I should begin to share more… Continue reading Carrot Fennel Soup with Pistachios

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