After traveling and a bought of sickness lately, it’s comforting to get back into the usual routines at home. In our house that means a satisfying Sunday roast. While the roast ‘beast’ changes from week to week, each dinner is thoroughly enjoyed by the entire family and signifies an end to one week and the …
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It doesn’t happen all that often, but every once in a while we like to throw caution to the wind and have a pasta dinner! A favourite around our house is pasta carbonara made with milk kefir or probiotic yogurt. The kefir and/or yogurt give the sauce a lovely, light and zingy flavour. Try this …
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If you didn’t get the memo, we don’t really adhere to the tradition Western diet 😉 Allergies, sensitivities and Mama’s endless researching of proper nutrition means that typical meal ingredients are substituted with healthier options. Our beef teriyaki meal tonight was no different and definitely didn’t disappoint! Typically, I like to use Ontario produce (or …
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It was another, typical, specialist Doctor visit kind of day recently… D&K were scheduled to finally be tested for food allergies. Regular readers of this blog may recall that we’ve been gluten-, dairy-, legume-, root vegetable-, and egg-free for over a year and a half. About six months ago, D&K’s asthma pediatrician put the fear …
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Anyone that’s spoken to me lately knows of my new-found love for all things fermented… Well, to be honest, until having children I always had an affinity for wine but that seems like a lifetime ago. Gone are my days of drinking alcoholic drinks but here are the days of eating and drinking fermented food …
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