Month: August 2016


Wholegrain Lemon Blueberry Scones

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Wholegrain Lemon Blueberry Scones are wholesome made with stone ground flour and a full cup and a half of blueberries.The other night an acquaintance was telling me how, years back, she and her husband had a friend who baked scones every Sunday morning as an open invitation for friends to […]

Green Living

Reduce, Reuse, Repair, then Recycle


I consider recycling the “R” of last resort. In an ideal world recycling is what you do with stuff at your home or office that you end up with, in spite of your efforts to reduce, reuse and repair. Recycling is important, to be sure, and we still have much […]

Appetizers, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Zucchini Crust Pizza Recipe


Zucchini crust pizza has great flavour and texture and is a delicious alternative to bread-based pizza crust. When I was eight I had my long wavy hair cut boy-short so I wouldn’t have to wear a bathing cap in my cousins’ pool. My thinking at the time was that bathing caps […]

Salads, Vegan, Vegetarian

Wild Rice Lentil Salad with Spiced Vinaigrette


Kara’s wild rice lentil salad is a great salad for summer. It’s tossed with a fragrant vinaigrette that’s seasoned with coriander, cumin, turmeric and cinnamon and sprinkled with currants and toasted almonds. It has become a tradition for us to spend the August long weekend with friends at their cottage on the […]