Garden Vegetable Soup

The best part of having a vegtable garden is eating what you grow. This classic garden vegetable soup is the perfect way to pass a rainy summer day. Making soup is a great way to use up produce from the garden thats a bit on the tough side. Especially for those green and yellow beans … Read more Garden Vegetable Soup

10 Ways to use Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard is a very nutrient rich plant. It is part of the beet family, which is often most noticeable with red veined chard leaves. Though the leaves are always green, the stalks and veins can come in many colours. While growing Swiss chard can bring a pop of colour to your garden, it can … Read more 10 Ways to use Swiss Chard

Tomatoes

Tomatoes belong to the nightshade family. Peppers, potatoes, eggplant, tobacco, among others also belong to the nightshade family. Tomatoes are one of the most commonly grown fruits in a traditional vegetable garden. They are very versatile, and can be used raw, or cooked into sauces. They also can very well, which can make them a … Read more Tomatoes

5 uses for a simple pastry

simply pastry pie with the phrase I love Pi cut onto the top crust

Simple pastry Versatility Although most frequently used to shell pies, the classic pie dough is a simple pastry that is quite versatile. Classically considered “country”, pie dough is used for all kinds of desserts, and savoury dishes. Here are five ways to use a pie dough simple pastry to bring the farm life to your … Read more 5 uses for a simple pastry

Vegan Chili

A hearty meal for everyone to enjoy Vegan chili is one of my top go-to recipes. Its especially nice on a cold afternoon, or when I am short on time. Its pretty quick and easy to make especially if the beans are prepared ahead of time. For this recipe, I use dry beans that I … Read more Vegan Chili

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

The ultimate oatmeal cookie I love oatmeal raisin cookies, but I had a hard time finding one that I liked. Often the texture of dairy, egg, and soy free cookies can be pretty bread like. When I was making this recipe, I wanted to add my favourite flavours and still have a chewy oatmeal cookie. … Read more Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Peanut Free Peanut Butter cookies

Aka Sesame Almond Butter Cookies The peanut free, peanut butter cookie. This recipe came out of my desire to eat more protein in a day. I’ve always had issues with getting enough calories and protein due to my food allergies. So I started out trying to think of different ways I could pack in calories … Read more Peanut Free Peanut Butter cookies

Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Starting vegetable seeds indoors can be a really great way to help jump start your growing season. Growing by seed can seem like a daunting task, but its not super complicatied once you break it down into easier steps. Preparation The key to making things easy is to know what type of supplies to have … Read more Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Super Easy Vegan Pie Crust

This pie crust is so easy to make it will seem ridiculous that all bakers aren’t using it. That is a huge claim, and one I don’t make lightly. I love pie, but the absolute most dreaded part of pie for me is making the crust. Traditional recipes with shortening are always a sticky mess, … Read more Super Easy Vegan Pie Crust

Lentil Pot Pie

Lentil Pot Pie is a really great vegan option for those celebrating a seasonal holiday centred around food. Lentil pot pies are also a really great option to make in small pie form for freezing and meal prep for later use. I usually make a large batch of pies at once, and freeze most of … Read more Lentil Pot Pie