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Make Your Own Herbes De Provence

Make Your Own Herbes De Provence

Fresh, easy, delicious and healthy homemade Herbes de Provence herb blend. If you grow your own herbs, this is a great blend to make. Check out how-to dry your own herbs at the bottom of the post too!

20 Best Parsley Recipes

20 Best Parsley Recipes

Sometimes parsley is just shrugged aside as just a garnish and a passe one at that, but parsley got popular for a reason. It’s easy to grow, adds delicious brightness to meals without an overpowering flavour and is good for you too. I’ve rounded up the best parsley recipes and I’m on a mission to make parsley cool again!

20 Recipes To Use and Preserve Lavender

20 Recipes To Use and Preserve Lavender

Lavender not only smells divine, it tastes delicious! Lavender works well in sweet or savoury dishes but today’s are all sweet treats. I’ve put together this collection of 20 of the best lavender recipes to help you use your garden harvest.

25+ Best Fresh Mint Recipes

25+ Best Fresh Mint Recipes

There are so many ways to use mint, from drinks to salads to main courses and more. I’ve gathered over 25 of the best and easiest ways to use fresh mint here so if you are growing mint, save or pin this post and try all of these delicious recipes.

Scallops Vongole Style

Scallops Vongole Style

Scallops, garlic, wine, herbs….does it get much better?! These steamed swimming scallops are cooked vongole style but without the pasta, though you can easily toss cooked pasta in and that is delicious too! A very quick recipe and very easy too.

Classic Canadian Caesar Cocktail

Classic Canadian Caesar Cocktail

I can’t lay claim to the iconic Canadian Caesar cocktail but I can share the recipe so you can easily enjoy this deliciousness! The star ingredient is of course Clamato juice which is distinctly Canadian and the main distinction between the American Bloody Mary and the Canadian Caesar.

Rhubarb Snack Cake with Yogurt and Olive Oil

Rhubarb Snack Cake with Yogurt and Olive Oil

Hello Spring! Rhubarb is finally in full swing and I am celebrating with this moist and delicious Rhubarb Snack Cake. Made with yogurt and olive oil, this cake has a tender crumb and will keep well all week…if it lasts that long!

Find Your Own Food! Wild Foods To Forage In Spring

Find Your Own Food! Wild Foods To Forage In Spring

There are so many wild foods to forage in spring. The First Nations people called these First Foods for obvious reasons. This is important knowledge to have if you might find yourself lost while hiking but it’s also useful information to teach our children. It’s a great family friendly activity that gets you outside-a true treasure hunt!
The list of wild food sources is almost endless but I have chosen to focus on the foods that actually taste good and add important vitamins to our diet. I have also added in how to prepare, cook and use these delicious wild food gifts.

Best Meatless Monday Recipes- 35 Dinners That Aren’t Salad!

Best Meatless Monday Recipes- 35 Dinners That Aren’t Salad!

Meatless Monday is a great idea for many reasons. Nutritious, budget friendly, earth friendly and often (but not always) lower calorie, eating a vegetarian meal feels good. These recipes are divided into sections- Curry, Pub/Comfort Food, Pasta/Risotto, Tacos/Mexican and Sheet Pan recipes. I’ve indicated before each recipe V=Vegan and GF=Gluten-Free when applicable. I hope this post will help you find delicious meat-free inspiration to please everyone in your family.

Quick Easy Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Quick Easy Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

These blueberry muffins are a fast and delicious way to use fresh blueberries. This one bowl muffin recipe keeps well for a few days. Blueberry muffins with oatmeal and yogurt are a wonderful healthy dessert or addition to your family’s packed lunches or a tea time treat. These are full of protein, fiber and the antioxidants of blueberries.