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
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!
Following on the heels of last week’s West African dish, this week’s offering is a recipe found in some of the same countries as Jollof rice. Groundnut soup or stew is made with peanut (groundnut) paste or peanut butter. Once again it traditionally contains some meat product but is easily veganized. The following is a … More Meatless Monday – A recipe repost