#FoodFocus – Sweet Potato and Carrot Dog Treats

Well, it was inevitable. Dog treats. You just knew that I would have to try my hand at this. So I did. And then I thought, why do we buy dog treats when they are so easy to make and sooooo much healthier for our fur babies! We have always been home to various furry…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Sweet Potato and Carrot Dog Treats

#FoodFocus – The Tasty Tomato – Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

As the days begin to get cooler, a bowl of soup always hits the spot, whether it be for lunch or dinner or even a snack to tide you over between meals. Soups are so easy to prepare, oftentimes improvising produces some very tasty dishes! Tomato soup is one of the more popular canned soups.…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Tasty Tomato – Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

#FoodFocus – The Cabbage Patch

Growing up, cabbage was either cabbage rolls or cole slaw. My mom made cabbage rolls from time to time. She stuffed the leaves with a savoury ground beef mixture and cooked them in tomato sauce. They were delicious! On the other hand, cole slaw was a side I was first introduced to on those rare…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Cabbage Patch

#FoodFocus – The Cabbage Patch – Apple Cabbage Salad

Crunchy, tangy and delicious! You will need: Red Cabbage – shredded Green Cabbage – shredded Kale – finely chopped Granny Smith apple – thinly sliced lemon juice light oil toasted sesame seeds (optional) salt, to taste Make as much or as little of this as you like. Put cabbage, kale and apple in a large…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Cabbage Patch – Apple Cabbage Salad

#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

#FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato

We grew up eating sweet potatoes. Mom would simply bake them in the oven, just like a regular potato. And this was when sweet potatoes were not as popular as they are today. It’s funny that I don’t recall if we had them as a side or on their own.. All I remember is that…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato

#FoodFocus – The Tasty Tomato

When I think of tomatoes, I think of bushels and bushels of them, especially at this time of year! Mom and dad, aunts and uncles would set a date to go to the farm and hand pick tomatoes, one by one, for the annual ritual of preserving this amazing fruit! (Yes, we all know by…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Tasty Tomato