Spinach and Cheese Cannelloni with Roasted Tomato Sauce.

Spinach and Cheese Cannelloni with Roast...

Spinach and Cheese Cannelloni with Roasted Tomato Sauce. I like to cook Italian and making good spinach cannelloni is one of my favourites. When making a good pasta recipe it can be very simple or very complex especially if you make your own noodles. I like making the pasta sauce and filling from scratch. I find it very convenient when using a good packaged lasagna noodle like DeCecco because when they are par blanched they are easy to work with and have an acceptable taste like home made after being baked in a tomato sauce. Your time then can be...
Berries are Good! K

Berries are Good! K

Ever wonder why there are so many birds that like to eat berries? A bears survival cravings are the same as humans and love the taste and the energy from eating the fresh picked fruits. The main reason birds love to take on a seasonal berry feeding frenzie is to build fat cells. Fat Cells actually up-regulates gene expression for fat oxidation (fat burning) and down-regulates gene expression for fat storage. The oxidation of fatty acids increases further, directly through the release of adiponectin. The overall effect is that fat cells begin to shrink...
Toffee Apples and Maple Pralines

Toffee Apples and Maple Pralines

Toffee Apples and Maple Pralines   Back when I was a kid Halloween was a favourite get together with the neighbourhood kids all participating in the celebratory activities. Each adjacent house would decorate some part into a scary ghoulish stage to try and scare the living daylights out of you!  Back then the costumes were simply homemade from a cut out cardboard box silver painted robot to a red paper mache robe and your sisters blue leotards for the Superman look. An old pillow case was the chosen candy tote for the night and trying to fill it with many treats...
Almond and Pumpkin Custards

Almond and Pumpkin Custards

Pumpkin and Almond Custards This a great dessert to serve anytime. The mixture of all the ingredients complement each other and the use of other sweetners add a more modern approach other than egg and cream versions. Good if you’re a vegan!… These ingredients are available at most good grocery or organic co-op stores in the bulk section. Life is to short to eat mediocre dessert! You will need; 2-14 oz can full rich coconut milk 2 1/2 tsp real almond extract 2 tsp. agar [Agar is a gel derived from red algae. Though agar is widely used as a food...