Apple Brown Sugar Cake is a quick apple cake that is bursting with the freshness of 2 cups of chopped fresh apples, rich with brown sugar and eggs and scented with cardamom. This apple cake is firm enough to wrap in squares for kids lunches but sweet and luscious enough to serve with coffee or as dessert with some whipping cream or ice cream.
There are three foods that make me feel all the fall feels, pumpkins, wild mushrooms and apples. While some apples are ready in late summer, my little apple tree finishes in the fall. This year my apples were ready to start picking in late September […]
Today’s post is all about my visit to the other half of Creekside Produce, the Menzies Family Farm. The recipe inspired by them is a delicious, healthy, vegetarian, easy and kid friendly dinner recipe-Zucchini Fritters with a Herb Yogurt Dip. How To Have Your Own […]
Do you like ketchup but cringe at all the sugar, sugar syrup and other less than natural ingredients? It’s easy to make your own using tomatoes and peppers from your garden or farmer’s market. This week’s recipe, Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Ketchup, is part of a meal […]
The Green Family Farm – Hobby Farming On Vancouver Island and Fresh Seasonal Salmon and Salad Recipes
I recently had the great opportunity to spend a couple of days on Northern Vancouver Island visiting and photographing two hobby farms, the Green Farm (Kate) and the Menzies Farm (Angela). These two family run small-scale hobby farms have been working together for awhile, sharing a table […]
July is raspberry season! Just when I thought strawberries were my favourite garden fruit, I am now debating between them and the raspberries, yummy #summerstruggles 🙂 No surprise, raspberries are super healthy – low-calorie, high fiber, high in vitamin C and contain Vitamins A, […]
As I write this, it is getting HOT here in Campbell River and all of a sudden I’m craving fresh, easy snacks and dinners that won’t take much time or energy. Cold crunchy salads that are hearty enough for dinner, tangy and refreshing Mexican ceviche […]