We Are Growing a Pineapple!

I have seen this posted on Facebook and Pinterest, but never really thought much about it until we decided to try and create a self sustainable lifestyle!  Now the thought of growing our own exotic fruits seems very intriguing!  So after we made our Chicken and Pineapple BBQ Skewers the other night, we lopped offContinue reading “We Are Growing a Pineapple!”

PB & J Cup – Addicting Gluten Free Snack

Yesterday I made one of my favourite recipes, spiced rhubarb jam (scroll down to find the recipe post). If you have had rhubarb, you know that although there many health benefits, it is a terribly sour fruit. We are beginning a slow cut back of sugar at my house (we just eliminated wheat, so weContinue reading “PB & J Cup – Addicting Gluten Free Snack”

Spiced Rhubarb Jam Recipe

When rhubarb comes in season, I cannot resist making this delicious jam that is so good with so many things! It was perfect on toast, crackers, in oatmeal, yogurt and perfect for canning so you can enjoy on cold winter nights. It is also amazing with cheese, on a pork roast or over ice cream.Continue reading “Spiced Rhubarb Jam Recipe”

BBQ Chicken Pineapple Skewers

For dinner on our first gluten free day, I thought I would whip up something my husband could not argue with….BBQ! I picked up some peppers, onions and chicken at the farmers market and pineapple was on sale so as I looked in my fridge, it was a no brainer! This is a super easyContinue reading “BBQ Chicken Pineapple Skewers”

Porch Herbs

Herbs bring so much flavour and depths to many recipes, but sometimes the act of putting on shoes and walking through the yard to pick them from the garden discourages me from using them regularly.  I can use herbs is pretty much any dish! Basil in a tomato salad, thyme is a slow cooked tomatoContinue reading “Porch Herbs”

First Day Gluten Free

My husband and I have made the decision to start eliminating all poisons and contaminated foods from our diet! This is not a small feat for us as we live a busy, spontaneous lifestyle, we drink, we smoke and we like to make excuses to justify it all! (How’s that for honesty!) We cannot makeContinue reading “First Day Gluten Free”