Raven Cookies, 3 Eyed or Otherwise

In a very short time there will be millions of people gathered around their televisions with the enthusiasm of Superbowl fanatics to watch the last episode of the last season of Game of Thrones. And just like there is Superbowl food, there are also Game of Thrones treats. The easiest way to make these is […]

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Roasted Tomato & Asparagus with Gouda & Balsamic Drizzle

In this part of the world the best and most economical time of the year for asparagus is right now. They are such a fresh, lovely visual confirmation that spring has sprung. New spears can grow as much as 10 inches in one day! Understandably they are connected to male stamina and potency with a […]

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Curried Carrot Apple Soup

It was a cold, wet and generally yucky night. I had such a yearning for something hot, quick and filling but opening the refrigerator door was not exacting inspiring. Do you know the feeling? My cooking instructor in high school used to say that there were two types of cooks. The first variety found the […]

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Red Lentil Patties

Sourcing good protein has become more challenging. What additional unmentioned and unwanted chemicals are being added to processed foods? How much protein do we really need to be healthy? What is the difference to the sustainability of the planet for animal and plant based proteins? There are a plethora of choices and lentils are just […]

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Spinach Dumplings

Findhorn is a northern Scottish community deeply connected to spiritual growth through work and communal living. Back in the sixties, it was an unintended community with strong connections to devas and elementals who helped to grow the most amazing vegetables so that the founding members and their children could have food. For more information about […]

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Roasted Beets with Hazelnut Oil, Evergreen Infused Honey and Balsamic Vinegar

Not all beets are served pickled and cold. This tasty option makes a nice hot side dish for two or three. Also connected to love and passion, beets are something legends say Aphrodite ate to sustain and grow her beauty. Sharing any meal, prepared with love is a ritual all on its own as the […]

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Chai Spice Cookies with Browned Butter & Rum

Tea for Two Tuesday has not been around for very long but I am in favour of any gathering that brings people together to relax, sip and build healthy connections. It is a celebration of all things tea and a recognition of the value of friends, be that two or twenty. This is just a […]

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First Time Snow Dyeing

The first thing I MUST do is give a big shout out to Weaver Creek Farms. It was an Instagram post from earlier this year that inspired me to give snow dyeing a try. March 18th is Goddess of Fertility Day. It is celebrated yearly a few days before the spring equinox, in honour of […]

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Chocolate Wafer Roll for Equinox

Looking for a quick to make contribution to an equinox potluck? Black and white combinations are an appropriate choice. Equinox cookies or dark & light meringues are also good options when a little more time is available. This wafer roll highlights that coming together of opposites and it doesn’t get any simpler. Really! It is […]

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Seville Curd Meringue Tart

I have been trying to get to this post for several days and it was just not working. I am going to sit here until it is finished as I had promised a suggestion for the Seville Orange Whiskey Curd posted last month and since tomorrow is Pi Day, it seemed like perfect timing. Let’s […]

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