This simple and easy recipe contains the deliciousness of sprouts, apple and thyme tossed with olive oil and fresh apple cider! I topped it with a few pomegranate arils as well to add more colour. Did you know they contain Vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants? Leave those stray leaves on your baking tray. They cook up quickly and you may … [Read more...] about Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Apple
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Are you trying to make the most of your local Ontario produce, to reduce your food waste, or to save a few dollars? There are many reasons to try and cut down on kitchen waste, but whatever your reason there are many ways to get the job done. From repurposing kitchen scraps into meals, regrowing vegetables or even using those scraps as compost … [Read more...] about Making the Most of Your Fresh Ontario Produce: Use Your Clean Kitchen Scraps
Many of us are doing our best to eat local Ontario produce, but one of the major difficulties in the Canadian climate is how to continue this throughout the year. Whether you’re buying your fruits and vegetables from farmers markets in Ontario or you’re growing your own, preserving the nutrient-rich produce is a concern. Try your hand at food … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Preserve your Local Ontario Produce
What comes to mind when you think of farm fresh produce? Does it bring to mind the simple pleasure of choosing a pint of local strawberries to take home, of deciding which pumpkin most clearly says ‘pick me!’ Or is it the knowledge that you’re choosing something deliciously good for your health, your hometown and your neighbours? Local food is … [Read more...] about What is Farm Fresh Produce, and Why Does it Matter?
Health conscious Barrie dwellers who like to visit Ontario farmers’ markets in summer tend to lose enthusiasm for buying local foods once temperatures drop. It’s as though the first snow blanket over those pick-your-own strawberry fields tries to cover up all our good intentions for making eating local Ontario produce a priority. But eating local … [Read more...] about Five Wintertime Tips for Making the Most of Ontario Farmers’ Markets
Preserve your favourite fresh Ontario produce with pickling. This long-forgotten tradition originated in India, but has found roots globally. Before refrigeration was possible in Canada, most people pickled and canned their produce to ensure that nothing went to waste. Now that we have freezers and refrigerators and virtually any food you want … [Read more...] about Savour the Taste of Fresh Ontario Produce – Making Dill Pickles