While I love all things food, at heart, I am a true baker. I love to bake – new things and things I’ve made a thousand times. Chocolate-y, sweet, a little bit rich – this is what baking is for me. It is also my way to relieve stress and keep my sanity when things … Continue reading Baking "Healthy"
Tomorrow is Pancake (Shrove) Tuesday, which marks the beginning of the Lenten period. A period where many people give something up in the 40 days before Easter. I could go into the history of this day and its significance in the Christian calendar, but I prefer to talk about pancakes instead, as they hold a … Continue reading Pancakes!
Earlier this year, I wrote all about pulses and their nutritional content (and you can read it here). What I didn’t talk about was how versatile pulses are and the tasty ways you can incorporate them into your cooking. If you are a plant-based-protein kind of person, these are some great meal and snack (and … Continue reading How to Eat: Pulses Edition
(and what we eat) Protein is a necessary nutrient for us to build and maintain muscle, as well as being part of a balanced meal. However, there is a lot of recent controversy surrounding how we grow and produce our protein. The most common sources of protein come from animal products, but plant-based protein has … Continue reading Agriculture and the Environment