Thanksgiving Treats

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m currently working on thanksgiving dinner #2. Yesterday I made 2 pumpkin pies and a pumpkin pudding to send off to a big family dinner I could not attend. All desserts were gluten free and the 2 pumpkin pies were vegan. 1 pie I made with canned pumpkin and the other I made…

Happiness is a Hot Handpie

Yesterday was the first day of Spring (yay!) and International Happiness Day! I spent the day going on a walk in the sunshine and a food-venture to Borden-Carelton, Prince Edward Island. As it happens, it was the most appropriate thing to do on such a day, because the taste of a hot, handmade handpie is pure happiness….

Wholesome Island Oats

The pretty packaging of Heatherdale Wholesome Goods’ Organic, Cold-pressed OATS caught my eye. I picked up a 1kg bag of these Prince Edward Island grown oats at the newly opened (and much welcomed) Murphy’s health centre and food-mart on Queen St.  (Islander directions: “where the old Co-op was”).  At $6.99/bag they were worth every penny….

Summery Sesame Noodles

These are my go-to to-go noodles. They’re a little sweet and a little spicy. The perfect, portable, picnic fare – they’re delicious eaten cold. Ingredients: Kamut or Spelt Soba noodles, 1 package 2 peppers, chopped 2 green onions, chopped 2-3 cups snowpeas or sugar snap peas, Handful of cilantro, 1-2 carrots, grated Sesame seeds Sauce:…