Cool Weather Comfort with Masala Chai

Cool Weather Comfort with Masala Chai

In India, Masala Chai is everywhere! Literally everywhere. From the tiny tea shop on the corner to the fancy restaurants in five-star hotels, everyone has Masala Chai on the menu. This warm spicy drink is my go-to comfort beverage (after turmeric milk) and the aroma...
A Season of Seva – In the Spirit of Service

A Season of Seva – In the Spirit of Service

Every year at this time I get ready for the festive season. Between Thanksgiving, Diwali, birthdays, anniversaries and Christmas, the last quarter of the year just races by. There are many occasions to celebrate and so many opportunities to be grateful. Grateful for...
From Branch to Bowl: What you need to know about Apples

From Branch to Bowl: What you need to know about Apples

Apples are a nutritious, delicious and CRUNCHY fruit. Join me as I take you behind-the-scenes to the apple orchards of Ontario. Here I share with you tips for shopping and cooking with apples, simple steps to make apple sauce and an apple hack that you wouldn’t...
Meal Prep with Homemade Tomato Sauce

Meal Prep with Homemade Tomato Sauce

Homemade Tomato Sauce as a meal hack? When I first made it, it almost seemed too easy. “It’s just tomato sauce,” I thought! Stay with me for a moment here. Simmered with spices like fennel, turmeric and garlic, this sauce is full of flavour and is so...
5 Kitchen Hacks to Feed Your Garden

5 Kitchen Hacks to Feed Your Garden

Many of us are growing our own vegetables this summer, right? Here are 5 hacks that we can use to feed our vegetable garden right from our kitchen. Plants need soil, water and sunlight to grow. They also need decomposing organic matter to thrive. We often think that’s...