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Blackberry Lime Pâté

Blackberry Lime Pâté

I don’t know about you, but when I think of pâté, I think of very rich and earthy flavours.  Which are great, but sometimes you want something a little different. Since one can never have too much pâté, I decided to spice it up a […]

A Healing Garden

A Healing Garden

The new year is upon us, and with it comes planning out the garden!  I love gardening!  There is just something so therapeutic about it, and there are many health benefits one gains from growing their own food!  Even if you have a less than […]

The Wonders of Wool

The Wonders of Wool

Since most of the continent seems to be in a deep freeze at the moment, I can’t help but appreciate all the ways I have to keep warm. Not the least of which is utilizing ethical, sustainable, renewable resources from the animal kingdom.  Wool has long […]

2017 Paleo Soup Round-up (AIP, Whole30)

2017 Paleo Soup Round-up (AIP, Whole30)

January is soup month.  There are few things quite as comforting or nourishing as a good bowl of soup.  Full of healing bone broth, nutrient dense veggies, and quality meats, you are bound to find something to please in this round-up! From hearty stews to […]

Ukrainian Christmas and Classic Borscht

Ukrainian Christmas and Classic Borscht

This Saturday, January 6, we will gathered in our home to celebrate Christmas as we do every year at this time. My ancestors were Ukrainian immigrants instrumental in settling western Canada in the late 19th and early 20th century.  They came from humble means to […]

New Year, New Website, New Goals, New Giveaway

New Year, New Website, New Goals, New Giveaway

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase.  Please see my Disclosure for more information. It’s finally here!  Launch Day!  Welcome to Rooted & Relishing! I’m so very […]

Have a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

Have a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

I’m honoured to be a featured guest poster this week over at Confessions of Parenting!  It’s so easy for things to get away from us during this busy time of year.  Check out my top tips on having a healthy holiday season to prevent that […]

Christmas Cookies Part V

Christmas Cookies Part V

So if losing our dear Panda wasn’t enough, we’ve had some kind of nasty virus go through the house from something Little Miss picked up at TreeHouse, the local indoor playground. As bad as toddlers are about sharing, I wish they were a little more […]

Christmas Wish List 2017

Christmas Wish List 2017

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. I’ve heard I’m not the easiest person to shop for. I can’t eat most things in gift baskets, boxes […]

Christmas Cookies Part IV: Noatmeal Raisin Cookies

Christmas Cookies Part IV: Noatmeal Raisin Cookies

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. This week is unfortunately a double-feature.  I say unfortunate because I had intended to post last week but was […]