Tart Ruby Rhubarb Refresher

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Every year when fresh rhubarb makes its rounds in my garden or CSA basket, I make only one of two things with it: rhubarb crumble (on its own or with another fruit) and an oat bar sandwiched with a rhubarb jam. It’s always the same. So predictable, I know! This year, as the opportunities to […]

How to Make Flavoured Herbal Vinegars (and a recipe for chive blossom vinegar)

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Chive blossom vinegar is not just any old flavoured vinegar. Take a look at that vibrant colour… Wow, right? And the flavour is just as unexpected and delicious! Chive blossom vinegar is a flavoured vinegar with a chive/onion flavour that goes well with everything you might dare to put it on. And it’s beautiful to […]

4 Easy Ways to Make Gourmet Flavoured Coffee at Home (and ditch artificial flavours!)

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Sometimes there is nothing better than a strong, steaming cup of coffee. I occasionally like to spoil myself with flavoured coffees like French Vanilla, Hazelnut and Caramel. But as much as I like flavoured coffees, I equally dislike all the artificial ingredients in many grocery store products. I love being able to innovate (and save […]

Spring Vegetable & Greens Pasta with Chive-Kale Pesto Dressing

Spring Vegetable & Greens Pasta with Chive-Kale Pesto Dressing

Here are just a few reasons to love this spring pasta salad: Asparagus is a good source of inulin, a prebiotic, which provides food to support the healthy flora in our gut and keep our digestion working optimally. Far from just an add-on to pretty up your plate, chives contain vitamins A, C and several […]

Fresh Fruit, Seed and Nut ‘Granola’ (raw, gluten-free, grain-free)

Fresh Fruit, Seed and Nut Granola

I am not someone who eats the same thing, every day, day in and day out. I crave new taste sensations and textures, and since eating a varied diet also helps us get the variety of vitamins and minerals that our bodies need to work optimally, I like to switch things up regularly. So it […]