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Peach Pie

Peach Pie

It’s late summer and peach season is upon us! I love our local Ontario harvests. We are truly blessed with the variety of amazing produce we can grow here, even year-round indoors or in greenhouses! [For lessons on how to grow a variety of produce indoors, see my Sustainable Organic Gardening page here.] Every year … Continue reading

Macrobiotic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Macrobiotic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal cookies really can’t get much tastier than they already are, but something about the addition of chocolate just puts them over the top. Delicious, indulgent, satisfying. Yum! Initially, I was just going to add natural chocolate bits into my basic Macrobiotic Oatmeal Cookie recipe, but ended up making a few substitutions and alterations to … Continue reading

Macrobiotic Cocoa Nut Energy Bars

Macrobiotic Cocoa Nut Energy Bars

It’s Spring! The weather hasn’t been all that fabulous so far, but the temperatures have been warming and the sun is shining brighter, making me want to spend as much time outdoors as possible. I like to do a lot of walking and hiking outside, especially around forested areas and by lakes, rivers, and creeks.Β  … Continue reading

Macrobiotic Oatmeal Cookies

Macrobiotic Oatmeal Cookies

There’s something oddly satisfying about oatmeal cookies – maybe its the way the sweetness brings out the flavour of the oats, or that creaminess of the oats behind the crunch or crumble of the cookie. Oatmeal cookies are really simple to make, and there are endless recipes out there to satisfy the particular way anyone … Continue reading

Berry ‘Yoghurt’ and Peach Parfaits

Berry ‘Yoghurt’ and Peach Parfaits

I came across an interesting substitute for fruit-flavoured yoghurt one day when experimenting with various smoothie recipes. I usually add a few tablespoons of flax seed into my smoothies for added vitamins and nutrients, protein, fats, and fibre, but this time I decided to replace the flax seed with chia seed – with wonderful results. … Continue reading

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

During the autumn and winter, Canada has some of the best apples to offer. I recently came across some beautiful organic honeycrisp apples that were truly deserving of their name – they were crisp, sweet, and full of juice! Something about apples and cinnamon in the mornings, particularly the cold ones, just seems right. Serves … Continue reading