Category Archives: Grains

When my son Phil was born, we lived in a bungalow with only two bedrooms on the main floor. I loved that first home, it had an award winning rock garden out front that was planted by the first owner. But only two bedrooms, so I decorated the office just at the bottom of the […]

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 Magical dog-leash romps through frosted streets and princess crystal iced trees.. clear sailing ahead! Nothing could be more “Canadian” than a winter day like this! Thick flocked fences lined our streets that morning.. I love hoar frost! In Calgary, we often are gifted this beautiful visual experience due to warmer Chinook winds colliding with our […]

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  I love the seasonal change over to fall recipes, I think it’s the contrast of all the deep earthy flavors after the cool, light salads of summer… like in this Gluten Free Pumpkin and Applesauce Granola recipe. ♥ This is my newest favorite granola creation. There isn’t actually any star anise in the recipe, […]

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My traitorous eyes snapped open at the “crack of dawn” this morning.. after only 4 1/2 hours of sleep last night. As you can imagine, I was beyond thrilled to know that I’d have plenty of time to prepare { insert sarcasm } for a 9 am start time for the bike ride “to Bragg […]

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Don’t you just love the breakfast buffets offered at hotels? Years ago when we had the pleasure of visiting Paris and Provence and again this year Italy, the mornings were always off to such a great start when you had a hot cappuccino or steaming cup of coffee, ice cold orange juice and so many […]

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