14 Super Ways to Save on Groceries

For many of us, our food bill each month is only second to our mortgage or rent. For some people, it actually exceeds the cost of housing....more

Pan Fried Cauliflower Florets

This cauliflower recipe is something my mom has made often when we were growing up. I remember waiting impatiently in the kitchen as she was finishing cooking the cauliflower, so that we can sit down to eat fresh, delicious, crispy pan fried cauliflower florets....more

Rosemary Roasted Spaghetti Squash Seeds

I cannot believe that Superbowl XLIX is finally here!!! I have so much stuff to cook this evening it's incredible - but I can't wait. I'm devouring Eragon and it's so pleasant, most of the other books I've been reading haven't given me that joy. I really wanted to use up the leftover seeds from Friday's recipe, and I think it's fitting. Eragon's family are farmers, and almost everything would be utilized as opposed to being wasted. If anything making those seeds made me forget how I should be doing more with the produce I cook with....more

Powerhouse Baked Oatmeal

 Winter has always seemed like an endurance sport to me.I know that there is something about myself to learn in it (like how to be less of a cold-weather whiner) but for the most part I try to close my eyes and wish it away. That’s not working out so well.If a person has to get up in the dark and cold for a good chunk of the year, it helps to have a warm breakfast to look forward to....more

Pineapple Mango Smoothie Surprise (Spoiler alert: it's red lentils)

Smoothies aren’t exactly the stuff of leisurely breakfasts.They are quick to put together and gulp down on rushed mornings, but unfortunately, they aren’t always great for keeping the fires stoked until lunch time. Yogurt and fruit are very nice, but they don’t fill a person up.Enter lentils....more

Vermicomposting: A Simple Way to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by As Much As 40%!

This is end result: worm castings.  The little golden egg on the rim of this aluminum pan from your red wiggler worms is a sign that they are reproducing and that your bin is healthy....more

Making your own bone broths

Completely different from beef stock it is typically made with beef bones which contain a small amount of meat adhering to the bones. As with any stock, the bones are roasted first to improve the flavor of the bone broth. Bone broths are simmered for a very long period of time (often in excess of 24 hours). This long cooking time helps to remove as many minerals and nutrients as possible from the bones....more

A Pseudo Vegetarian Dish Of Chinese Stir-Fried Cabbages

Unless I can convince my mum to let me bring some over to her place for dinner tonight, this whole wok of vegetables is going to be my dinner for the whole of next week.I’m not going to buy another cabbage for at least a few months....more

Recipe: Whole Wheat Waffles with Spiced Apples

hat’s your Saturday morning ritual?C’mon, we know you have one. Our theory is that Saturday mornings are universally regarded as the time to take stock in the things we love most. They’re reserved for the things that make us really happy. Taking long walks. Reading to our heart’s content. Hanging out with our families.And yes, of course, sleeping in. Breakfast on Saturday morning should be a little slice of heaven, something you and your family look forward to all week....more