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 […]
February is Therapeutic Recreation Month here in Canada. By definition, therapeutic recreation is the use of recreation as a means of making changes in a person’s emotional, spiritual, mental, social, and physical well-being in the environment that they reside. It engages individuals based on their […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s in the air. It’s in the stores. It’s in the sappy Hallmark cards you buy because that’s what you do this time of year. As St. Valentine’s Day approaches, our thoughts inevitably turn to love. Not to take away from those of you who […]
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.
One of my favourite things about the long, cold, dark, Canadian winters, after Christmas of course, is all the wonderful comfort foods you justifiably indulge in until spring decides to arrive. Rich, creamy soups, stews, sauces, casseroles, pies… you get the point. Those of us […]