Fiddleheads, tomatoes and fresh herbs are one of those delicious treats that offers both loads of nutrition and awesome inspirational flavors. Fiddleheads tend to the nutty side. Some people think it taste like a cross between young spinach and asparagus. Fiddleheads are the furled fronds of young ferns and found growing wild in the woods … [Read more...] about Sauteed Fiddleheads, Tomatoes and Fresh Herbs
The farm is up and running again and today is the first day of spring! Last Thursday, we welcomed four of our most senior workers back to Ontario from Mexico, and on Saturday we began pruning apples. Today they are working on our Honeycrisp apples. You can learn more about how they prune the trees here Together, these men have a lot of … [Read more...] about First Day of Spring!
Easy Walnut Pesto Pasta with Blistered Tomatoes comes together in twenty minutes and is packed with flavour and wonderful nutrients for your family! The egg is optional but it just seemed to be calling out for one! This is one big, protein-packed bowl of scrumptiousness. I’ve used both kale and basil for greenery. Shaved Parmesan or pecorino … [Read more...] about Easy Walnut Pesto Pasta with Blistered Tomatoes
Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Roasted Corn, Shrimp and Citrus-Ginger Vinaigrette is a simple salad that will impress your guests with it's presentation and flavor. I couldn’t decide to add basil or cilantro. I think either one will taste great but I finally settled on basil. Because I came home with a gigantic plant from the Barrie Hill Farms … [Read more...] about Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Roasted Corn, Shrimp and Citrus-Ginger Vinaigrette
Roasted Corn with Smoky Lime Butter is a unique way of bringing out the best of your sweet corn. Change it up and see your family's reaction! I wanted to do a little something different taste-wise this time around and change up my cooking method as well. I usually soak the corn in milk for 30 minutes or so before boiling it but that just … [Read more...] about Roasted Corn with Smoky Lime Butter
Fresh Strawberry Cake is one of the best ways to celebrate the season! The strawberry cream cheese topping is what makes this special! Now this cake is not what you would call ‘healthy’ but if you’re eating healthy on a regular basis, I see no reason why you can’t treat yourself now and then. It is super moist and … [Read more...] about Fresh Strawberry Cake