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Appetizers and Sides

Dill Pickles

October 3, 2016

It is quite easy to make pickles and they taste much better than those sold at the grocery store. They contain less salt, no colors or questionable ingredients. You can grow dill in your garden, it will be ready to harvest in August and September, along with pickles. I find my pickling cucumbers in public markets, I make a recipe with dill and a recipe of bread and butter pickles. Ingredients: 4 pounds Kirby or Persian cucumbers (No.…

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Kefir Popsicles

The benefits of kefir on health are numerous, thanks to its probiotic bacteria. Plain kefir has a tangy taste, so if you use that kind of kefir, you can mix it with honey or maple syrup. In this recipe, I used…

July 13, 2016
Appetizers and Sides

Simply Natural Organic Sriracha Sauce

A new duo of Sriracha sauces is available at Costco for $8.99! The sauces have a very fresh, natural taste, and are very versatile. It’s obvious that I prefer a homemade sauce, but sometimes we lack time to cook or we don’t have all…

July 13, 2016
Appetizers and Sides Health Tips

How to Cook with Garlic Scapes

Do you cook with garlic scape? Consumed for centuries in Asia, the Mediterranean and in Eastern Europe, it is gaining popularity in Quebec. It is sometimes available at the grocery store, but to buy larger quantities at a cheaper price, the best…

July 6, 2016

Strawberry Jam

Here is an essential recipe, probably the most sought during the time of Quebec strawberries! This traditional jam is quite syrupy, but you can play with the consistency according to the cooking time. Because it is kept frozen, no need to add…

July 1, 2016
Appetizers and Sides

Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint

This Mediterranean salad is very summery and tasty. I advise you to assemble it just before serving to prevent it from becoming soggy. Watermelon is the most lycopene-rich food, a powerful and important antioxidant in the prevention of some cancers. It…

June 8, 2016
Snacks Breakfasts

Apricot And Date Oat Bars

Easy and quick to make, gluten and refined sugar-free, these granola bars are full of flavor and nutrients. A very good alternative to sugary cereal or oatmeal for a breakfast change.

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