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I hope I can make your food journey into Gluten, Grain and Dairy free cooking and baking fun, flavourful, healthy and thoroughly enjoyable.

8 Ways To Get More Greens Into Your Diet

Smoothies One key method that many use to up their green intake is to add greens to smoothies- sometimes you cannot even taste them! However, I find that sometimes greens can make your smoothie bitter or muddy. My solution? Try adding berries and fresh peeled ginger,...

From Stalk to Seed

When in comes to the abundance of seasonal produce available in spring through fall, it’s important not to waste parts of the plant that are edible. Waste not want not as they say. Here’s a list of some of the vegetables I recommend and some suggestions as to how to...

Kitchen Equipment Staples

I have been cooking and baking most of my life and I have destroyed a number of ranges( cookers), small kitchen appliances and tools. I have found that it is best to invest in the best equipment you can afford. Here are some suggestions of tools that i could not live...

The importance of sourcing food seasonally

Eating seasonally? What does that mean exactly? It means focusing our meals around what produce is most available locally and in season. That means not only is it more abundant, but it’s generally fresher, more flavourful and more nutritious. Food will stay fresher...

Welcome to the Rocks and Dirt Bakery

It’s always been my dream to own my own bakery, the kind where you can find both sweet and savoury, from scones to luscious pasta dishes. And for those blustery winter days, a hearty stew or soup and for those hot summer days, a crunch refreshing slaw.Because of my...