Nutrition

Apple muffins fresh from the tree

Gianni and Lynda, our neighbours, have an amazing apple tree in their backyard. Every autumn, the tree bends under the weight of the delicious apples that it produces. In fact, the branches bend so much, that Gianni has to prop them up with bamboo sticks. You can see images of the tree in the slideshow […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Grilled eggplant made easy

I often search for tips to improve my cooking practice. No matter how big or small those tips are, they always raise the quality of my meals. Because I’ve never been successful at making dishes with grilled eggplants, the video below caught my eye. Prized for their glossy and deep purple colour, eggplants (or aubergines) are […]

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Nutrition

Chana Masala Made Easy

Whenever I make this Chana Masala dish, it is usually gone by the next day. Chana Masala is a flavourful and popular dish from the Punjabi region. When I’m in the mood for Indian or Pakistani cuisine, this is one dish that I want. The main ingredient is chickpeas. Chickpeas are a healthy and versatile legume, packed with […]

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Nutrition

Fantastic French Canadian Date Squares

Here’s something easy to make during the holiday season: date squares. These wholesome date squares are good for you, so much so that you will want to have one for breakfast. And that’s OK! My French Canadian grandmothers used to make date squares and back then, they were a hit. Today, they still are, especially among Canadians. […]

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