Have you ever wondered what makes a food a ‘superfood’? It’s a term that’s thrown around rather loosely these days! According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary: superfood noun su·per·food \ ˈsü-pər-ˌfüd \ Definition of superfood. plural superfoods. : a food (such as salmon, broccoli, or blueberries) that is rich in compounds (such as antioxidants, fiber, or fatty acids) considered beneficial to a person’s … View The Post
Olive oil and chocolate? Crazy as it sounds, it’s a match made in heaven. February is Heart Month and of course Valentine’s Day, not that anybody needs a reason to bake a chocolate cake! I decided to celebrate it this year by raiding the baking aisle in Nature’s Fare, with a side trip to the olive oil section.
My current ingredient obsession seems to be hemp seeds, and let’s face it, could be worse! Packed full of omega-3 fats, protein and fibre, I’ll look for any excuse to squeeze them into a recipe. The walnuts in this zucchini bread add an extra dose of the same. I try to keep a loaf of this in my freezer for … View The Post
I started making these as regular (not gluten-free) cookies, but changed my mind at the last second simply because it was so easy to make them gluten-free! All I needed in my pantry was gluten-free oats and of course Patricia Chuey’s gluten-free flour blend so I thought, why not? Now, I’m not on a gluten-free diet, and I’m not a proponent … View The Post