Fresh Pea and Fennel Salad with Coconut Yogurt and Ancient Grains

This is my idea of the ultimate spring salad, full of fresh spring ingredients, tart dressing and ancient grains — not just any ancient grains, amazing freekeh grains. Freekeh has four times more fiber than brown rice and blows other grains out of the water when it comes to protein content.  It’s rich in essential […]

Dandelion Leaf Soup with Artisan Fennel Sausage

I recently got my hands on some artisan fennel pork sausages from the local and ethical TK Ranch out of Hanna, Alberta.  They offer clean, humane, gourmet eco-friendly meat products that are GMO, drug, hormone, by-product and insecticide free.  Seriously, this farm is setting an incredible example and I’m proud to be a new customer! […]

Fennel Citrus Salad with Buttermilk Meyer Lemon Dressing

To date this is one of my favorite salads; I love the play on citrus and licorice.  The great thing about the dressing is you can easily substitute the buttermilk for non-fat creamer to make a lighter option without compromising on taste. Buttermilk Meyer Lemon Dressing (adapted from Epicurious) 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated meyer lemon zest 1/4 […]