I have a feeling that you’ve been seeing a lot of this high-speed blender around these days and with good reason, the Blendtec Total Blender is powerful machine with lots of user-friendly features and it’s a work horse in a whole food kitchen. It has made such a difference in my kitchen; I use it every day.
As someone who spends a good amount of time in the kitchen, it’s important to me that my appliances are fast and efficient. I make a lot of smoothies, juices, soups and nutmilks and they come out silky and smooth in the Blendtec. click to continue reading
This sweet and spicy cinnamon, ginger and turmeric tea radiates warmth and comfort.
A nice cup of tea never fails you when you need it. When I’m in need I turn to this recipe, it has become my usual cup as of late; my first choice in the morning, and the one that steams from my mug at the end of the day. The sweet and spicy taste of this bright golden orange tea radiates warmth and comfort and envelopes me with its soothing aroma. click to continue reading
An almond shortbread crust and soft date caramel filling is topped with a rich chocolate ganache and finished with walnuts in this chocolate tart.
It’s not even the end of November yet but the sweet smells of the holidays are in the air already. We’re slowly tiptoeing into the upcoming holiday meal preparations, planning menus and considering dishes and decorations. The thought of coming in from the crisp air outside to a warm house filled with the scents of the season makes my heart happy. But apart from big celebratory dinners, this time of year is tailor made for spending chilly afternoons snuggled up with a nice cup of tea and a slice of something sweet. (more…)
This Asian inspired kale salad features a chiffonade of kale, cabbage and carrots tossed in a maple-sesame vinaigrette.
Kale: love it or hate it?
From smoothies, to chips, to salads, Kale is the vegetable of the moment. Rather brash and forward with its rough texture and bitter flavor this nutrient dense green just needs a bit of love to coax out its softer side. Luckily all it takes is a little bit of your time and the right recipe. click to continue reading