Recipes

How to make vegetable broth from veggie scraps

Do you ever feel bad when you throw away veggie scraps, even if they are going into the compost? I ...
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How to make Kefir

Today I'm posting a review of kefir grains along with instructions for making your very own kefir at home. The ...
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Spring pasta salad: Asparagus, basil pesto, and chive flowers

I put together this recipe one night while trying to use up the asparagus and cherry tomatoes in the fridge ...
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Cherry Scones (Vegan)

Fresh cherries are only available for a short time in Canada. What I usually do is buy a small amount ...
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Making Vegan Basil Pesto and Pickled Hot Peppers

Can you believe that it's almost October? It seems like the summer passed by so fast. With the nighttime temperatures ...
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CSA Box Week #6: Roasted Squash and Smoky Maple Green Beans

So this week has been fairly uneventful. The CSA Box has the usual items. I kept things simple. I steamed ...
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Making Crabapple Jelly

Last month I volunteered with Hidden Harvest, an independently funded organization that harvests fruits and nuts from trees in Ottawa ...
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How to Make Your Own Raspberry Liqueur

So I'm a fan of cocktails (martinis especially), and I want to start making them at home. That may sound ...
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