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White Bean and Yellow Beet Hummus – a Great Snack for Sailing

This rich and luscious golden beet hummus is extra smooth and creamy. The beets add a silkiness that is hard to achieve with beans alone, and add a very subtle, sweet earthy flavour to this beloved dip. Plus a little … Continue reading

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Basil Beet Salad, Sauteed Beans, and Peas on Earth

Meet Eric and Ruby, of Peas on Earth, Alberta producers of exceptional organic produce, and have a taste of Ruby’s fantastic Basil Beet Salad, or a nibble of Sauteed Garlicky Green Beans. Passion and Love. Those are the two emotions … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Goulash Pot Pies (or Goulash and Biscuits)

  I love things made in individual little pots and dishes. Maybe it’s in response to growing up in a large farm family, where food was always presented in massive pots or serving dishes for help-yourself service at the table. … Continue reading

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Rich Creamy Succotash – a Fava Bean and Corn Delight (and a trip to the lake)

I’m back from a lovely week at the cabin at Francois Lake in northern B.C. – and what a glorious week it was. Hardly any fish, and no morels, but lots of saskatoons and wild blueberries, hot saunas and relaxation. … Continue reading

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Eggplant, Kale and Cannellini Bean sort-of-Ratatouille with Poached Eggs

The texture of eggplant is usually something you either hate or love, kind of like cooked mushrooms and zucchini. I happen to absolutely adore those foods, both for their textures and their tastes. However, some of my kids certainly didn’t … Continue reading

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