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
As promised, here are some wonderful healthy meal options for you to help you start the year off right. I find one of the best ways to cook some quick and healthy meal options is to find recipes that are customizable. These kinds of recipes allow you to play with the ingredients and flavours that … Continue reading New Year, New Recipes
There are few things more confusing to a shopper than a nutritional information label. They contain a lot of information and many don’t know what it all means. Some also find the information they do understand confusing or misleading. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind while shopping. Calories The thing most … Continue reading Anatomy of a Nutrition Label
There are few things more comforting than having dinner brew on the stove, filling the house with mouth-watering smells. Especially when the weather is cold, snowy, and blowy. My favourite kind of meals when the weather is like this are ones that are comforting and cozy. They usually cook for a long time, but they … Continue reading Cooking for Chilly Weather
You say tomato, I say to-mah-to, so the saying goes. Every year as fall comes around, the amount of tomatoes in the garden multiplies. There are tomatoes of all kinds, which gives me endless ideas for what to do with them in the kitchen. Tomatoes are incredibly versatile, so here are some of my favourite … Continue reading Tomato, To-mah-to
A look at some alternative sources of protein, which includes nutritional information about pulses, including kidney beans and chickpeas. Continue reading Finger on the Pulse