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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Golden Glazed Beets

Golden Glazed Beets

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 past summer, I had the pleasure of diving head first into the Red Deer community gardening scene.  And […]

Pumpkin Spice Blend 5 Ways

Pumpkin Spice Blend 5 Ways

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 love it when I can use or adapt family recipes on a healing diet.  Food is so much […]

Your Great-Grandmother’s Gatorade

Your Great-Grandmother’s Gatorade

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. We have had a very hot, dry summer here in Central Alberta this year.  Hot and dry enough that […]

AIP for the Breastfeeding Mum

AIP for the Breastfeeding Mum

For many of us, our children inspire us to do better, to be better. We want to give them the very best of ourselves, mind and body. Having Little Miss join our family has made that all too real for me. I’m so glad I […]

When Reintroductions Go Right (and a recipe)

When Reintroductions Go Right (and a recipe)

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. Nothing says summer like a frosty margarita, complete with fresh-squeezed lime juice.   There’s just something about the sweet […]

Tongue Fried Rice

Tongue Fried Rice

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. Of all the offal I’ve eaten, I have never worked up the courage to try tongue.  It seems such […]