Nurturing our roots and relishing life

Autumn

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash

Easter is coming up this weekend, and families around the world are carefully planning out their holiday feast.  If you’re still searching for that perfect side dish to compliment the ham headliner, or if you’re looking for a special something to take along to a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Maple Bacon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Maple Bacon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Another big hit at our Easter dinner was this dish.  Mapley sweet with baconey saltiness.  It was amazing.  Scott is still talking about it almost two weeks later!  I definitely will be making this one again!

Irish Stew

Irish Stew

As St. Patrick’s Day draws near and my Irish Stew simmers away on the stove, I am reminded once again of my proud Irish roots.  There is a fierce passion in being able to claim this heritage.  Such a rich culture, such a rich heritage.

Plains Pie

Plains Pie

If it’s made with lamb, it’s a shepherd’s pie.  Made with beef? That’s a cottage pie.  If it’s made with bison, what is it?  Allow me to introduce you to the Plains Pie! 

Bubble & Squeak Soup

Bubble & Squeak Soup

In the fall of 2012, just after we got engaged, Scott took me on the trip of my dreams.  I’d always wanted to travel to England.  It had been a dream of mine since I was a little girl.  I loved the history, the culture, […]

Roast Hen with Glazed Root Vegetables

Roast Hen with Glazed Root Vegetables

I remember years and years ago my mom and my aunt getting into heated “discussions” about whether or not to leave the wonderful, cripsy, fatty skin on the Thanksgiving turkey or to remove it for “health reasons”.  My aunt wanted it in the garbage as […]

Lamb Curry

Lamb Curry

Mmmmm… lamb curry. A favourite spicy comfort food that had to be abandoned when I went AIP and the nightshades, dairy, and seed-based spices had to go.  At least that’s what I once thought.