Veggie Spotlight: Peas

When I was growing up, my sister and I were often given the choice of either peas or corn as a vegetable to go along with dinner. For whatever reason, these were the frozen bags stored by my mother in our freezer, an easy way for a single mother to incorporate plant food into the…

An Eco-Conscious Halloween

It seems this is one of those holidays that is easily rife with discardable, themed, single use items. Children easily grow out of Halloween costumes by the next year, and they’re not generally keen on visiting the neighbours with 2013’s character du jour. But it’s everything else that goes along with the late October activities…

Veggie Spotlight: Artichokes!

A peculiar pointy veggie not often found in the grocery store, nor prepared by the average home cook. Though it doesn’t have to be so! Artichokes are in season right now, so you shouldn’t have difficulty tracking them down. Get excited about spending some quality time in the kitchen exploring the underrated artichoke! The variety…

To Juice or Not To Juice?

That is the question- isn’t it? Perhaps you’ve read something somewhere about somebody who upon diagnosis of some tragic disease decided to take up juicing to increase their nutrient intake to heal themselves. And you thought to yourself “yeah right”. There are plenty of myths & misunderstandings out there surrounding the value of throwing your…