FOOD, Sprouting

My Sprout Grower

This is the sprouter that started it all.   About 5 years ago I picked up this little guy from Mississauga's VegFest. I was intrigued with the notion of growing something other than herbs on my kitchen counter.  I don't actually grow herbs, not for a lack of trying, but when it comes to growing… Continue reading My Sprout Grower

FOOD, Sprouting

Veggie Bowl

I have never been a big fan of salads. I am talking about the idea of what a salad was growing up. The lettuce and tomato, bits of cucumber with croutons, bacon bits and maybe some dressing. Actually dressing seemed to be the very idea of a salad. I always would get a second look… Continue reading Veggie Bowl


Finally – A Good Chickpea Salad!

Chickpeas Quinoa Green pepper Onion Curry Olive oil Cayenne Lemon juice Salmon or chicken Grated carrot A couple of years ago we went to the ROM and for lunch I had chickpea salad from one of their eating areas. It was so good that it has never left my mind and once in a while… Continue reading Finally – A Good Chickpea Salad!