Vegetarian India: A Culinary Journey with Nettie Cronish

Have you ever wanted to travel to India and explore its history, people and food? Here’s your chance! Join me on a Vegetarian Culinary Journey to India provided by Bestway ...

Black Bean Chili with Frozen Tofu

Leftover tofu? Freeze it. Freezing tofu changes its soft texture to a chewy meatlike (ground chuck) coarse ingredient. It also increases tofu’s spongelike ability to absorb the flavours of ingredients ...

Stir-fried Tofu and Tempeh with Vegetables in Curried Cashew Nut Butter Sauce

I really like combining organic tofu and tempeh in a recipe. The contrasting textures are so satisfying. Cashew nut butter is so delicious, especially when combined with Asian ingredients such ...

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Beans From Scratch

How to Buy and Soak Beans From Scratch Buy: Beans last a ...

Nutritional Yeasts

Nutritional yeasts can be used as condiments and supplements. They are rich ...

Fair Trade Quinoa Tabouli

I recently had the opportunity to participate in Eat To The Beat, ...

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Short Listed for Taste Canada Cook Book Award – Nourish: Whole Food Recipes

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Why I Love Pulses #GlobalPulseDay

Beans, peas and lentils are highly nutritious and endlessly versatile. High in protein , fibre, and starch and low in fat. They are an excellent source of iron, B vitamins, potassium, riboflavin, niacin and folic acid. When sprouted , they have the added bonus of Vitamin C. Choose dried beans that are bright in colour […]

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Green Gold Smoothie

I like to drink this Green Gold Smoothie because it cools me down as it energizes me. Refreshing on a humid day! I recently received a Breville the Boss blender and I’m amazed at how well it pulverizes my fruits and vegetables. Gotta love the self cleaning button! Ingredients: ⅔ cup carrot juice ⅓ cup […]

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Gluten & Dairy Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These gluten & dairy free oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are delicious. Easy to prepare, everyone can enjoy these cookies. Use Fair Trade sugar and chocolate chips. Makes: 3 dozen (36 cookies) Preheat oven to 325⁰F Ingredients: 1 ¾ cups Bob ‘S Red Mill All Purpose Gluten Free Baking Flour 1 cup brown sugar ½ cup […]

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Fabulous Fermented Foods

So many of the foods and beverages we enjoy are a result of fermentation. Spirits, wine, and beer, breads, dairy products, tempeh and miso, even olives, tea, and coffee all require bacteria to provide the flavour we love and the nutrients we need. From the Latin fervere, which means to boil or bubble, fermentation is […]

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