Spiced Pumpkin Scones

Have you started baking with pumpkin yet? This is my first batch this season and many more are to follow.

Spiced Pumpkin Scones
This Spiced Pumpkin Scones are made with my favorite whole spelt flour which makes them soft and dense inside. I also find that spelt flour helps the spice flavors to come out even more.

A healthier alternative to traditional scones which are made with a lot or sugar and fat, these scones contain a good amount of fiber and are perfect with a cup of tea.

When shopping for pumpkin puree, make sure to buy 100% pure pumpkin puree and not pumpkin pie stuffing which is full of vegetable oil and sugar.
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Spicy Red Lentil Soup with Veggies

spicy red lentil soup with veggies

First of all, I wanted to let you know that it wasn’t my intention to post 2 soup recipes in a row. I know, it’s the soup season and all, but I still like to have a variety here on the blog. Unfortunately, the recipes I was planning to share this week didn’t work out…. 

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Hearty Chicken and White Bean Soup

Chicken and White Bean Soup

All right, guys, the soup season has officially started and I hope you are as excited as I am! Imagine coming home from work to a nice big pot of soup. No need to worry about making your dinner in a hurry, just warm up a bowl of this goodness and enjoy. Soup is probably… 

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Vanilla Apple Flan

Vanilla Apple Flan

To continue the fall recipe madness here on the blog, I decided to share with you this Vanilla Apple Flan recipe. I remembered this recipe when my husband and I were on a day trip to see a pretty small town about 2 hour drive East of Toronto. On our way there, we stopped at… 

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Baked Eggs with Beans and Veggies

Baked Eggs with Beans and Veggies

Since I started publishing this blog, I’ve become very much aware of cooking with the season. I’ve always intuitively followed the cycle of nature in my cooking. However, because I now prepare recipes for this blogs on the weekly basis, I am more intentional about choosing dishes made with seasonal ingredients. The fall is the… 

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Tabbouleh with Apples and Walnuts

Tabbouleh with Apples and Walnuts

Tabbouleh salad is a very popular Middle Eastern dish traditionally made with olive oil, tomatoes, onion and herbs. Bulgur is also often added making this salad more filling. This salad is a wonderful way to include more fresh herbs in your diet. Herbs are incredibly good for you but it can be hard to incorporate… 

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Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

Vegan Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

Chocoholics and coconut-lovers unite! I am so excited to share with your this recipe, because these Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes are so good you won’t believe they are healthy. The cupcakes are made of a healthy flour mix that includes whole spelt, brown rice and chickpea flour. They are also dairy-free, egg-free and vegan. Do you… 

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Creamy Cauliflower and Carrot Soup

Creamy Cauliflower and Carrot Soup

Here I am with my first fall post of 2014. Am I too early? I so want to have another couple of weeks of summer. But I can feel and smell the fall coming. It’s right here around the corner. A few trees in our park started changing color; and yesterday, I saw a flock… 

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Roasted Salmon with Veggies

Roasted Salmon with Veggies

Picture this: you come home on Friday night and there is nothing for dinner and you make a healthy and absolutely delicious dinner in under 30 minutes. Don’t believe me? Keep reading because I am about to show you how you can make it happen. Ready. Set. Go! Step 1 – takes about 5 minutes:… 

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