I love using natural sweeteners like honey and maple syrup vs. traditional white sugar when I’m baking. Not only do they add sweetness, but they add wonderful flavours to the baked goods. For this muffin recipe I combined sweet potatoes and maple syrup. I have to say that once you add in the cinnamon, they… Continue reading Sweet Potato and Maple Syrup Muffins
Ever have one of the those moments when you have a bunch of veggies in you fridge and you just don’t know what to do with them? Rather than closing the crisper and pretending they’re not there, I decided to make soup. Once you start making soup from scratch you will wonder why you ever… Continue reading Everything but the kitchen sink soup.
I’ve been binging on late-night food TV lately, especially Jamie Oliver. I recently watched an episode of Jamie in Morocco and was inspired to create a tagine. I have never made, let alone eaten a tagine, but I love the idea of slow cooking meats with spices so that everything is tender and fragrant. First I needed… Continue reading Chicken Tagine