Four Healthy Food Trends the Food Processing Industry is Embracing

Food & Beverage Processors are listening to consumer demands for ‘clean’ foods and taking action to make their nutritional labels more appealing. Foodprocessing.com is an eMagazine that bills itself as the information source for the Food & Beverage Processing Industry. They recently published an e-Handbook, “Food Processing: Food & Beverage: What’s next with Clean Label…

Mojitos to make your Halloween Party a Smash

We planted “Minty” (the name my kids bestowed upon our Mojito mint plant) in early spring. A friend of mine had mentioned that mint is an invasive plant and can be difficult to control. But Minty was so little and endearing, we watered and tended it with loving care. Now, Minty is taking over the…

Be the ‘Clean’ Dream Ice Cream Machine Today

It doesn’t matter what time of the year it is, ice cream is always in demand at our house. Homemade ice pops, smoothies, ‘ice cream’ cakes or sorbets are big hits. It was my four-year-old daughter’s idea to try ice cream on pancakes. As we were driving home, she said to me, “I’m starving for…

Make Pancakes from Scratch and Never Ever Look Back

Once you go scratch you never go back! Although I like to include ‘clean’ recipes on this blog, I can’t help but include one of our family favorites. These pancakes are made with buttermilk, eggs, and flour and they are delicious. You could definitely whip up a batch of Frozen Fruit Ice Cream from my…

Who needs Noodles when you have Spaghetti Squash

My Squack’n Cheese Comfort Food Recipe October is all about simple, comfort foods that are just good, ‘clean’ fun. I hope that you have had a chance to download and check out my first ever eBook, “Top 5 Desserts”, featuring the 5 most raved about no dairy, no flour, no refined sugar desserts from Recipes of…

Fastest, Freshest Salsa Recipe – Guest Blog by Carolyn Herriot

Maybe you have a favourite salsa recipe but have you tried making salsa with a food processor? It’s so fast and easy and the resulting sauce will keep well for a week in the refrigerator. Simply throw two peeled cloves of garlic and a medium onion into the food processor and pulse to chop; throw…

Make Awesome Hummus Today with this Easy Recipe & Put it on Everything

When eating plant-based foods, hummus is an absolute necessity. Why? Because it goes with everything and makes everything taste amazing. For example, I love macaroni and cheese but because gluten and cheese make me extremely bloated, I have replaced the regular macaroni with rice macaroni and the cheese with hummus. Now you may think this…

Love Up this Simple Bruschetta Recipe & Use it On Everything

Bruschetta is one of those simple, clean dishes that anyone can make and easily make it their own. With 5 simple ingredients, this is a perfect lunch, dinner or appetizer. I love to eat this refreshing concoction atop a garlic rubbed, olive oil slathered crostini! Here is one of my favorite summer recipes for Bruschetta which…