Back to Basics: Pantry Staples – Beans

Now we’ve been dealing with the Virus That Shall Not Be Named for several months now, I feel like I may be somewhat late to the table with this advice. However, I feel that in this new year there may be a few people still out there who have decided the drive-through and Uber Eats…

Recipe Post: A Tale of Two Chilis

One chilly, drizzly Friday afternoon a month or so ago had me jonesing for a fresh, hot dinner that didn’t take me too long to prepare. Something that both my husband and I would enjoy, and for which I had all of the ingredients on hand. And most importantly, something for which I didn’t need…

Recipe Post: Leek and Potato Soup

Happy Boxing Day! Also known in this house as “clean out the fridge and start making food that is not candy” day. One of the best and easiest ways to do this is by making soup. Everyone has a favourite soup; this one is mine. I only started making this recipe for the first time…

Recipe Roundup: What to do with your Christmas leftovers

This year’s Christmas celebrations will likely be very different than in previous years; depending on where you are residing, you may be able to meet up with family and friends, or only be able to celebrate with those in your current household. One thing that likely won’t change, however, is there we will all have…

Recipe Post: 15-Minute Cream of Broccoli Soup

Is it possible to make fresh, nourishing soup from scratch in 15 minutes? I say yes it is, mainly because I did that very thing just the other day for my lunch. Working from home has some advantages, one of which is not having to meal prep as I can make a fresh lunch for…

Recipe Collection: 7 Squash Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Table

Squash is such a perfectly autumnal vegetable, signaling the end of harvest season for much of the country, not to mention its historical value as a nutrient-dense food. According to the American Library of Congress: “Squashes are one of the oldest known crops–10,000 years by some estimates of sites in Mexico. Since squashes are gourds, they…