Sweet potato scones – pure comfort food


The eye can trick the taste buds – sometimes people think these are cheddar scones. For years this was my signature scone. I’d go for months making a batch every weekend and I’d even get up early on work days to make them for breakfast (before I had children that […]


Wholegrain blueberry pancakes


Wholegrain pancakes with pure maple syrup make a yummy suppertime stand in. This is my childhood recipe for pancakes, found in a children’s book from the 1960’s. No matter how many other recipes I try, this is the one I always come back to. The pancakes are fluffy even when […]

Breads, Vegetarian

Gluten-free pizza dough for thin crust pizza


 This gluten free pizza dough is perfect for crispy thin crust pizza. The basic recipe came from Chatelaine, but since I’m used to whole grain everything I made a few adjustments. Here’s my version of the original. Gluten-Free Pizza Dough 1 cup brown rice flour 3/4 cup tapioca flour […]


Five-minute bread

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  This book makes bread baking a synch. This simple bread recipe comes from the book “Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day” by Jeff Hertzberg & Zoe Francois. The book is a great guide to fitting homemade bread into busy lives. Basic bread(these quantities can be cut in […]