Pumpkin Soup is an easy, hearty dish to cook in the cold months of winter. One thing I love to do is cook my soup and stews on our wood-burner stove. With the fire turned down low, it heats the house and at the same time, our dinner simmers for hours. The flavours merge and mingle and the soup or stew is tender and delicious.Continue reading “Extra-special Pumpkin Soup: Cooking On The Fire”
A delicious and filling salad which makes a light main course, or substantial side dish.Continue reading “Mixed Grain & Walnut Salad”
These Apricot Balls use walnuts, seeds and dried fruit to make a sweet and healthy snack. They will fill you up as well as satisfying sweet cravings.Continue reading “Sweet Walnut & Apricot Balls”
A healthy recipe for a sweet treat.Continue reading “Candied Walnuts”
Bread maker machines are advertised as easy to use — and they are, once you get to know them. But your first results can be disappointingly deflating. Small, dense and under-cooked loaves are often a problem for new machine owners. You can, of course, go with a bread mix, which has all the ingredients in one bag. Just add yeast and water and you’re ready to go.
But if you’d rather start from scratch, here are ten tips to make sure your loaves are the best every single time.
Ice Cream is one of my favourite foods. Whether it’s summer or winter, in my mind an ice cream is a staple treat during an outing, and a must-have dessert.
Unfortunately, since it’s high in fat, sugar, cholesterol and sodium, and low in most vitamins and minerals, I can’t justify
eating loads of ice cream eating any ice cream now that I’m sticking to a healthy diet.
So I was thrilled to discover that you can make a delicious “ice cream” from frozen bananas. Naturally, I immediately tried the recipe. And of course, wanting to get maximum healthy bang out of every treat buck, I changed it.