#FoodFocus – Pumpkin and Spice Cream Soup

Pumpkins and Halloween go together like.. well, one cannot think of Halloween without planning a trip to the pumpkin patch at a local farm. Over the years, I have seen houses decorated with bales of hay, corn stalks and more often than not, LOTS of pumpkins! Some are carved in the spirit of Halloween and…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Pumpkin and Spice Cream Soup

#FoodFocus – Butternut Squash Soup

Comfort food at its best. This time of the year, squash is plentiful and packed with nutritious benefits. Butternut squash is one of the most popular winter squashes and contains a huge amount of Vitamin A, packed with Vitamin C and E as well as B Vitamins, is fiber-rich, low in calories and very versatile.…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Butternut Squash Soup

#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 – Roasted Wedges

I love roasting in my oven. The aromas from something slow cooking is so welcoming. Roasted potatoes are delicious. Roasted SWEET potatoes are heavenly! And good for you! All you need is: 1 sweet potato olive oil  (extra virgin is the best) seasoning of your choice salt to taste Here’s what you do: Preheat oven…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato – Roasted Wedges

#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 – Eggs – Eggs-in-a-Mug

I believe that eggs rank really high as a perfect food. Think about it. They are like little bundles of protein, rich in Vitamins A, D and E and are a great source of folate, iron, zinc and choline. Eggs are good for healthy skin, eye tissue, bones and teeth, building and repairing muscles, organs,…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Eggs – Eggs-in-a-Mug