Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup

On a cold day, nothing tastes quite as good as hot soup. Looking into my fridge I had carrots fresh from the farm and ginger. Keeping it simple, Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup was born. 6 to 8 carrots 1/4 cup olive oil Salt 6 cups vegetable stock 1 inch ginger, peeled 1 tsp thyme 1…

Ginger Carrot Soup

I found this yummy carrot soup recipe. It has a hint of thai flavour. To top it off, it’s good for you too. The ginger and cumin help digestion, garlic and onion help liver detoxification. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. 2 tablespoons oil 1 small onion, chopped 2 tablespoons ginger,…

Sorrel (Hibiscus tea)

I was first introduced to this drink on a mission trip in the caribbean. It was so delicious that when I got home I went hunting for the ingredients to make this drink. I found the hibiscus at a Mexican grocery store, but have since discovered that you can also use red zinger tea bags…

Ginger Cookie

When winter comes around, I look for ginger cookies. In my ultimate search for the best ginger cookie I found this recipe on allrecipies.ca. With over 3,600 likes who can go wrong with the recipe. I hope you enjoy my version of this recipe. 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons ground ginger, heaping 1…

Pumpkin Cupcake + Cinnamon Vanilla Cream Cheese Icing

Another week, another potluck. I offered to bring dessert, because I wanted to try making this pumpkin cupcake. But what a marathon, I forgot that I only had one day to get the ingredients and make the cupcakes! Surprise it to less time that I thought, which was great because it meant I could go…

Pear Juice

I bought a huge bag of pears from Costco and when I got home I had no idea what to do with them. I decided to experiment and make pear juice. So far this is my favourite pear juice combination that I have come up with so far! 2 Pears 4 Pineapple Wedges 1 Inch…

Apple Cucumber Juice

I put my juicer on my counter-top instead of the cupboard, in hopes that it would encourage me to use it more often. Unfortunately until the last few weeks it was just collecting dust. However, I discovered a farmer’s market that just opened in my area, and now I have to use up all the…

Mango Ginger Smoothie

2 cups mango, frozen 1 lime 4 leaves kale 1 inch knuckle ginger 1 cup coconut or regular water Health Tip: Ginger is a true super herb. It is a carminative herb, which means that it will help to cleanse, as well as heal the digestive tract.