Floral Infused Vinegars

There are two different types of floral infused vinegars that often garner oohs and aahs due to their unusual colour, for something edible. They are wild violet blossoms and chive flowers and they will both be available soon, if they are not blooming already. Violets are available in my part of the world, depending on […]

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Red Lentil Bread

Last month I posted an Imbolc red lentil seed bread based on a Turkish recipe. It is a lovely option with dill being a flavour filled part of the mixture. This version is a more middle of the road choice that goes well with everything from peanut butter to salami. Red lentils require a little […]

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Spring Asparagus Frittata

One of the sure signs that spring is here or at least on its way is fresh asparagus in the local stores. Green onions doesn’t hurt either. So nice just to see fresh green vegetables. If you have never made one before, think of a frittata as a crustless quiche, prepared on the stove and […]

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Minced Turkey Three Ways; Burgers, Balls and Meatloaf

In the past few months, I have been making some changes to my diet, experimenting in reducing all purpose flour and refined sugar, a learning curve to be polite. This minced turkey recipe uses almond flour and is something I enjoy having in the fridge for a quick snack. Protein doesn’t always work when evening […]

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Red Lentil Citrus Cake

Earlier this month I posted Imbolc Seed Bread and it got me wondering if a “sweet” version might be possible as well. It took a couple of tries as flavours blend differently in lentils than in flour but according to those doing the taste testing (thank-you!) we got there. Red lentils are full of B […]

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Peanut Butter Almond Flour Cookies

The word Keto used to shut me down. I admit, my go to comfort foods are usually carbs and the thought of having no carbs and suffering through steaks doesn’t make me a happy camper, especially as baking is also a stress reliever, for me. ( Thank you to all my friends who accept my […]

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Keto Flour Mixture

Four ingredients, just mix and done! 2 cups almond flour 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 oat fiber 1 tsp. xantham gum Store in an air tight container in the fridge or freezer, depending on how much you go through. The net carbohydrate count of this total mixture is 38.3 grams or 12.8 grams per cup. […]

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Keto Dinner Rolls with Tarragon & Garlic (or plain)

Having dinner guests on a Keto lifestyle? Usually offer buns with dinner but know carbohydrates are an issue? Here is a simple solution to helping guests feel heard and appreciated while not needing to learn a whole new vocabulary. This recipe makes six to seven not overly large buns.  The recipe can be doubled if […]

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Imbolc Seed Bread

At this time of the year, the idea of doing something with lots of seeds always comes to mind. The potential within as a new cycle begins is one of the themes of Imbolc. A quick search around the house revealed, Brown Mustard , Black Sesame, Caraway, and Celery seeds along with the ones already […]

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Hazelnut & Pumpkin Roll with Rum & Maple Syrup Cream Filling

Thanksgiving in Canada and the U.S. are six weeks apart so when this post did not get up for Canadian Thanksgiving, I knew I had a second shot at it this month. Pulling out as many stops as possible is what special days are about, sharing time together and making the occasion memorable. This is […]

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