March grain: Quinoa

The Whole Grains Council has designated quinoa as the grain of the month for March. In 2013 it was the international year of quinoa. Whole Grains Council – Quinoa Quinoa certainly earns its title as a super food. Though eaten like a grain it is actually a seed related to Swiss chard, beets and spinach. … More March grain: Quinoa

Meatless Monday – Time to patty!

It’s February and Black History Month. This year I’m sharing some of my favourite recipes from the African diaspora. I hope you are inspired to give them a try. Jamaican patties were food of my childhood growing up in Toronto. Even today, some mainstream grocery stores and post-secondary institutuions’ cafeterias sell these sunshine yellow half-moon … More Meatless Monday – Time to patty!