What To Do With Asparagus

Asparagus is a delicious springtime vegetable that is a good source of various nutrients including folate (which helps us make new red blood cells), vitamins A & C, potassium, and fibre. Asparagus has been enjoyed since ancient times, appearing on an Egyptian frieze from 3000 BC and with instructions for cooking it found in one … Read more What To Do With Asparagus

How to Cook Beets

I love the sweet, earthy flavour of beets, and they are a versatile veggie that can be used in many different dishes. They are also rich in nutrients like potassium, folate, vitamin C, and fibre. They offer various phytonutrients and antioxidants that help keep us healthy through anti-inflammatory effects. Phytonutrients contribute to the colour of … Read more How to Cook Beets

How to Build a Delicious & Satisfying Salad

Hi everyone! This post is part of a series with Love Local Food, highlighting recipes and tips for some of the awesome ingredients in their weekly local food boxes! They are a new company here in the Comox Valley with a passion for supporting local businesses. They offer no contact order and delivery to connect … Read more How to Build a Delicious & Satisfying Salad

Ideas for Using a Loaf of Sourdough Bread

The topic of today’s post is bread – a staple food in many parts of the world that has had a significant role in human culture throughout history. Think of common phrases that reference bread – being a “breadwinner” or “breaking bread” with others. Your Love Local Food Box contains a sourdough loaf from Honey … Read more Ideas for Using a Loaf of Sourdough Bread