Recipes

DELICIOUS SPELT WAFFLES

HEALTHY WAFFLES OR PANCAKES – 15 large Belgium Waffles I make this large recipe to serve as many as we need and then freeze the rest to thaw & reheat in the waffle iron another time. It just takes about... continue reading

STRAWBERRY RHUBARB JAM – less sugar

STRAWBERRY RHUBARB JAM (Yield: 8 – 2 cup size jars) (No added pectin; pectin power will be increased by adding lemon juice, zest and peels, as well as the apple sauce) Ratio of fruit to sugar – 16 cups fruit:... continue reading

PROSTATE CANCER & DIET

In my blog last week I mentioned that Melvin has prostate cancer and had to eliminate a good number of healthy foods.   When I looked at what he could eat, I knew that a diet without fibre would not... continue reading

BLACK BEAN FUDGE CAKE

THE YEAR OF THE PULSE – BLACK BEANS Black beans are very beneficial for the health of our digestive tract and colon. It helps support the growth of desirable bacteria in the digestive tract. Black beans can lower the risk... continue reading

DELICIOUS BAKED BEANS

YOU CAN ENJOY A VARIETY OF PULSES IN BAKED BEANS Many recipes can be enjoyed by using any or all dried pulses. When I was young a staple in our home was baked beans. Today the grocery shelves are stocked... continue reading

LOW CARB FLAX MUFFIN

My time is now divided between the garden & yard, the house work and creating new recipes. We had 2 inches of rain over the past 4 days so I have no watering to do, but with the rain comes... continue reading

NUTRITIOUS BREAKFAST BAR

WHEN ON THE RUN . . . A BREAKFAST CAKE! This morning I decided to create my own bar. We have porridge every morning during the winter. In it we have chia, crushed flax and hemp seeds. As well we... continue reading

BROCCOLI HAM QUICHE for 4 or 50

BROCCOLI HAM QUICHE for 4 (or 50) Once a month we have a community seniors event. We start with a program or speaker and end at noon with dinner together.                                               One of our favorite meals that we usually enjoy in... continue reading