Tag Archives: Local

Strawberry Arugula Quinoa Salad

It’s local strawberry season – yum!   Is there anything better tasting than local bounty? Here’s a  recipe  adapted from Foodland Ontario that offers both top notch nutrition and taste. It’s finally the season when  I can step into my backyard for many of the ingredients for this fabulous salad – arugula, parsley, basil and mint.  […]

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Roasted Cauliflower with Peaches, Raisins and Mint

Local cauliflower, peaches and mint – ahh – the pleasures of summer. This recipe from Foodland Ontario can be served as a hearty salad or as a side dish for grilled poultry, fish or meat.  Pine nuts could be added to give the dish a more Sicilian feel. i Roasted Cauliflower with Peaches, Raisins and […]

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Six top reasons to eat rhubarb

The appearance of rhubarb leaves peeking through the ground in my garden is one of the first signs of spring sets my heart aflutter:  it  brings anticipation about the bounty of local produce soon to come. Local rhubarb, along with asparagus and strawberries, is just one  of the treats that start off the parade of […]

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