Mushroom Stuffed Zucchini Boats (Recipe)

Zucchini boats

I’m a fan of stuffed zucchini in many forms, but usually when faced with a blank slate I go straight for Italian seasonings and lots of cheese. This year, maybe it was the bright yellow of our garden zucchini that had me thinking of stuffed zucchini in a different vein. I could imagine the earthy […]

Cinnamon Baked Apples Hack: No Coring or Peeling

Baked apple with yogurt and flax

I once read that, although people complain about airplane food being unhealthy, when it’s time for a mile-high snack the salads go uneaten and the brownies run out. To me, baked apples are the airline food of the dessert world. I always say they sound good and feel like I should eat them, but when […]

Apple Cider Oatmeal Recipe

Apple cider oatmeal with walnuts

Apologies to those who are familiar with my evangelical promotion of oatmeal as a breakfast food. But I have to post this recipe because I know there are people out there who are struggling to find a healthy, no-sugar-added breakfast option that actually tastes good. Cereal lovers, I’m looking at you. And if you’ve looked, […]

How to Make Sun-dried Tomatoes on the Barbeque or Smoker

Tomatoes on the outdoor smoker

With the first few red leaves poking their heads out at me through my den window, I realize it’s a bit late in the season (for those of us in southern Ontario at least) to post about using up a tomato harvest. However, the bulk of our garden tomatoes are still sitting in a Rubbermaid […]

10 Real Food Zucchini Recipes for Fall

10 Real Food Zucchini Recipes for Fall

Zucchini is the perennial bully of our raised garden bed, sending out tendrils that choke out the more delicate cucumbers, tomatoes, and eggplant around it. But we plant it every year because even in bad years we get a glut of vegetables with very little maintenance. For the first week or two of August, fresh […]