Farm Fresh Recipes

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with a traditional East Coast berry dessert – grunt! Yes, it has a funny name, but there is nothing funny about how easy and tasty this dessert is. Berry grunt, most commonly blueberry grunt is an East Coast traditional dessert. READ MORE ...

Along with warming temperatures come fresh, local greens. Be on the lookout for dark green produce like broccoli, arugula, asparagus and spinach at your local farmer’s market this month. One of the lesser known leafy greens is arugula. This green is peppery it taste and can be used in salads, soups, pasta or pizza. Arugula can be used in salad recipes that call for watercress or spinach. Try arugula in this simple, summery salad. READ MORE ...

With its bright green leaves and ruby red stalks, rhubarb is springtime in plant form. Often paired with fruit for sweet dishes, rhubarb can be used in more savoury recipes like salsas, salads or in chutney like this recipe. READ MORE ...

Leftovers are timesavers and can be added to many dishes. Try adding leftover vegetables to soups, stews or stir frys. Leftover rice works great in traditional fried rice. Meat that is leftover can be used in quesadillas, wraps or sandwiches. Leftovers work great for lunches or for quick weeknight dinners. Try this veggie frittata for a quick 30 minute meal. READ MORE ...

These easy energy bites make a great snack for when you are on the go. The fibre from the oats and protein from the nut butter will help to keep you full! READ MORE ,,,

Cozy up with this healthier version of butternut squash bisque. READ MORE ... 

Using those leftover veggies from Thanksgiving with a Roasted Root Vegetable Hummus courtesy of Julia Hanna. READ MORE ...

Warm up with a hot toddy this fall. READ MORE ...

Try this peachy fruit crisp. READ MORE ...

This versatile BBQ sauce can be used on the grill, as a marinade for tofu or vegetables or as a sauce for shredded chicken. READ MORE ...

Have you ever wanted homemade strawberry jam but been too intimidated by canning? Then no-cook (aka “freezer jam”) is for you! READ MORE ...

Celebrate spring and new growth with this easy spinach and berry salad. READ MORE ...

Raw  or cooked vegetables? Have you ever wondered which is better for your health? READ MORE ...

 

 

2016 is the International Year of Pulses. Celebrate pulses with us in this month’s feature recipe. READ MORE ...