Butternut Squash Hummus


Butternut Squash Hummus While the 2020 holiday season won't see us bringing appetizers to social gatherings, there is still a welcome place at your own table for a satisfying, seasonal dip. This hummus is boosted with local and currently in season roasted butternut squash! Yep, I'd even call it "yummus". Why use butternut squash? Beyond butternut squash being a delicious vegetable, it is chock full of vitamin A, C, E, and the B vitamins as well as fibre, calcium, magnesium and zinc. It's an all star and it can be prepared in so many ways - it's even a great [...]

Butternut Squash Hummus2022-06-29T16:20:10-07:00

Carrot Top Pesto


If you are growing carrots in your garden, chances are you have composted piles of the leafy greens that sprout on top of those tasty root veggies. In the past I have cut those greens and put them in the compost bin (which is still a great thing versus going to a landfill) but had not paused to think, are these beautiful greens edible?? And they most certainly are! Whether you desire to chop them into a salad, steam them, saute them or blend them into a sauce, they are versatile and considered a market vegetable in Europe! I've also [...]

Carrot Top Pesto2020-09-30T06:03:37-07:00

Delicious Parsley Dill Sauce


A good sauce can cover a mediocre meal and make it fantastic! This sauce was inspired by a random assortment of ingredients in my fridge and pantry and the need for something yummy to slather on that evening's veggie bowl dinner. Did you know that parsley is a also a good source of iron? 100 grams (1 1/2 cups) of parsley provides 34% of your daily iron - more than double the amount of iron from spinach! And pairing lemon juice with parsley enhances iron absorption, making this dip not only delicious but helpful for those looking to increase iron [...]

Delicious Parsley Dill Sauce2022-06-29T16:30:14-07:00
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