#FoodFocus – Brown Lentils on Golden Bed of Polenta

This dish is delicious and so easy to prepare. For a smooth polenta, a slow 15-20 minute cook is required but it is definitely worth it. Yields 2 servings Begin by cooking your lentils: 1 cup water 1/2 cup dry brown lentils, rinsed bit of salt black pepper to taste Bring salted water to a…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Brown Lentils on Golden Bed of Polenta

#FoodFocus – Jackson Style Chili Con Carne

It seems like it’s all about comfort food at this time of the year, at least in the Northern Hemisphere, where it’s cold and snowy. Even if you enjoy the outdoors in winter, a bowl of something that’s been simmering on the stove is always welcome! Chili is one of those comforting dishes! After all, we…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Jackson Style Chili Con Carne

#FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato -Herb and Cheese Hasselback

Sweet potatoes are synonymous with the Holidays. Canada celebrates Thanksgiving early in October while the USA celebrates their day of thanks closer to the end of November. This is one of my favourite ways to prepare sweet potatoes. The Hasselback is a Swedish recipe originally created using regular potatoes and then adapted to sweet potatoes.…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato -Herb and Cheese Hasselback

#FoodFocus – Super Salmon

I have been a little obsessed with salmon lately…It being such an incredibly healthy brain food, I have been wanting to feature it since the beginning of this journey. It’s well known today that salmon and other oily fish are amazing sources of Omega-3 fatty acids. I just learned that our bodies don’t make Omega-3’s (Ruder, na) so…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Super Salmon

#FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato – Soup

As the weather gets cooler, a bowl of soup really hits the spot and even more so when it’s made with vegetables and harvested herbs from the garden. Sweet potato might not be the first choice for soup but when made with the right herbs, it tastes amazing with almost a sweet and savory flavour…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato – Soup