Tag Archives: Try Something New

Try Teff (+a recipe for gluten-free Blueberry-Lemon Teff Porridge)

This week I’m introducing you to teff, a gluten-free wonder grain. According to the Whole Grains Council, teff is the “only fully-domesticated member of the genus Eragrostis (lovegrass)” [1]. Lovegrass?! I love the sound of that! Teff is a teeny tiny nutritional powerhouse. Considered the world’s smallest grain at about the same size or smaller […]

How to Cook with Tiger Nuts (& an extra simple bonus recipe for dessert bars!)

Tiger Nut Pink Lemonade Bars

A few years ago I had a pretty disappointing experience with food. In fact, I flew halfway across the world in search of a particular local delicacy… and I never did taste it or even lay eyes on it. Such a disappointment for a local food lover like me!   My Zealous Search for Tiger […]

Seed Saving Libraries (AKA free seeds for you and me!)

Seed Saving packages

I feel a bit like Oprah when I say that Seed Saving Libraries are one of my new favourite things. And the most wonderful news is that they’re cropping up all over the place! If you know me in real life, that’s pun intended. If you’re local to me, the Orillia Public Library, Essa Public […]

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