Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Soup

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet potatoes are one of my favourite storage crops. Despite their name they are actually low on the glycemic index and quite versatile. I’ve used them to make anything from a roasted root vegetable dish to chocolate chip cookies. Their amazing ability to store...
Panko Fried Green Tomatoes

Panko Fried Green Tomatoes

Last summer I discovered fried green tomatoes and what a glorious discovery it was! It came out of necessity as I had over a hundred green tomatoes and an impending frost. Thankfully I also discovered a great relish recipe and a chili recipe – all that used...
Homemade Stinging Nettle Pasta

Homemade Stinging Nettle Pasta

My three little tiny stinging nettle plants from Richters that I planted last year have turned into a full fledged sting nettle patch. Having over 3 litires of stinging nettle tincture in stock, I certainly don’t need more of this amazing medicinal herb for my...
Slow Cooker Lasagna

Slow Cooker Lasagna

Monkey man has an appointment today with his neuro-ophthalmologist, Dr. R. Eye appointment days are long, stressful and emotional. Thankfully Dr. R started working at a new clinic which is only an hour away instead of driving all the way to Sick Kids in downtown...
German Pancakes

German Pancakes

It seems like every time I sit down to write I want to start off by saying “life has been a little hectic round these parts.” And while I may overuse the phrase just a teeny bit, it’s only because it’s true folks! While at times I do long for...