Seasonal produce from various regions of B.C. is easy with organizations like Farm Folk, City Folk who connect urban citizens to farmers and farmers' markets in their communities. From Richmond to Penticton, grazing up and down along market tables loaded with vibrant greens, purples, oranges and reds in shapes and hues foreign from larger grocery chain stockpiles, you can hear some shoppers exclaim excitedly "What is this?!" "What can I do with this?!"
Spring is the ultimate re-boot season. Now is the time to take stock, check in with our bodies, minds, and spirits and begin to set out on a new trajectory. So today I want to offer up a selection of my fave spring inspired recipes from the past year. Here, my top 5 for a fab, fresh, food fill NOW.
During the delightful days of denim jackets, daffodils, and the dance of first robins in search of worms, nothing beats a big plate of steamed veggies, dressed with a simple sauce. And that sauce ought to incorporate the freshness of herbs, the brightness of lemon, and a touch of silk via some healthy fat.
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This here hummus was great with roast sweet potatoes and steamed broccoli the night I made it, but it also makes a great fresh dip for crudité, or can be used as a spread on toast. The fresh taste of the peas really shines, so if you are not a fan of these guys...just add more garlic and enjoy the green goodness!
Easter is almost here and if you're tired of eating chocolate eggs and marshmallow PEEPS, it may be time to try something new. This Easter Sunday, stick with traditional favourites like glazed ham an...