Toasted Almonds

Getting Nutty

“No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut.” -Channing Pollock     Nuts are an easy and tasty way to add a little oomph to recipes. A handful of walnuts can elevate an otherwise plain cookie from “ho-hum” to “YUM!”. Also, for those who can tolerate […]

Spices

Keeping Things Spicy

“Variety’s the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.” ~William Cowper   Have you ever baked a fantastically spicy and flavorful cake or cookie, only to have the same recipe turn out “Ho-Hum” the next time you baked it? Chances are, it was your spices that let you down. Spices do have […]

Flaxseeds

Adding Flaxseeds

“Your greatest health benefit is from ground flaxseeds.” – David W. Grotto, RD, LDN  (101 Foods That Could Save Your Life!) Ground flaxseeds are a wonderful addition to breads, muffins, pancakes, cookies, and even some cakes. As well as being a great binder, it’s a nutritional powerhouse, and adds a pleasant earthy flavour. For these […]