Aside from providing an excellent opportunity for puns, dates also pack a nutrient-rich punchline, high in minerals and fibre. They make for an excellent quick snack on the trail just as they are. Or gussy them up like I have in this Lazy Energy Bars recipe.
Posts Tagged: pecans
Are you a vegetarian? Are you looking to incorporate more plant-based meals and snacks into your routine? If so, nuts, seeds and dried fruit might just become your new best friend! What is a vegetarian?
It is rhubarb season! Rhubarb is a wonderful perennial plant to have in the garden – so easy to grow and care for. If you have an abundance of rhubarb and no time to use it, you can easily chop up the stalks and freeze it for later use, but let’s talk about some delicious and… Read more »
The farmers markets are back in full swing around our home province of BC, and with them comes an abundance of fresh local produce. One of the things we love to get at this time of year is fresh salad greens! If you’re looking for a way to make your lunch or dinner salad a… Read more »
“My summer of training has been mostly dry-land training such as roller skiing, running and biking in and around Canmore, Alberta, but highlighted by a three-week, on-snow training camp in August at Snow Farm in New Zealand. Starting in May, the first few months of summer training are focused on building up our aerobic base,… Read more »
Making their own pie crust has many competent cooks shudder at the thought. We’re happy to tell you it doesn’t have to be that daunting, with the the right tools and a good recipe. Pie crust is often quite bland, lacking much in the way of character. Take your pie crust up a notch in… Read more »
Love is in the air! February is the month of romance, caring and showing affection and appreciation for the great people in our lives ~ whether that be in an intimate relationship, among family and friends or even your child’s favourite teacher. Romance connects us to something larger than oneself; relationships become more than the… Read more »
Looking for an easy vegetable-based meal to prepare? It doesn’t get much easier than this. You can enjoy it as is or serve it with rice, quinoa or any other grain. It’s also delicious to add on top of your pasta with some tomato sauce. If I know I’m going to have a long day… Read more »
As 2015 comes to a close and our anticipation of Santa’s arrival looms, we have shut down operations at the Rancho warehouse. The whole team is off on various adventures, most in search of rest and relaxation and time spent with their families. Heaven only knows they’ve put in a lot of hours over the… Read more »
For those who don’t receive our annual newsletter, we thought you should also know about this recipe! I love these sweet almonds, although I have made the same recipe with a number of other nuts with great success. Almonds, like most nuts, are very nutrient-dense, specifically good for those who don’t get enough calcium in… Read more »