Posts From Linda Gabris

Preserve your Harvest the Old Fashioned Way with Lacto-Fermentation

September 16, 2020

When I was growing up in rural Muskoka, my grandparents fermented all kinds of foods. This tradition served to preserve foods over the long winter...

Old World Herbal Remedies ~ for Coughs, Colds, Influenza, and more

December 11, 2019

  When I was a kid growing up in the rural woods of Muskoka, my grandma had a cure for almost every common ailment. Folks...

THE JOY OF GINGER: Eastern Spice Brings Hot Medicine to Western Kitchens

February 1, 2018

When I was a kid my favourite cookies were grandma’s homemade gingersnaps which grandpa and I couldn’t resist dunking in our afternoon tea. Other than...

Recipe: Fruity Rice Paper Breakfast Rolls

July 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls’. Here’s something a little different! These rice paper rolls are delightfully pretty to serve as breakfast...

Recipe: Red Lentil Rice Paper Rolls

July 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls’. So pretty and versatile, these rolls can also be made with other colourful cooked lentils or...

Recipe: Black Bean and Corn Rolls

July 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls’. These rolls carry a hint of “Tex-Mex” flavour. I like to use freshly cooked beans but...

Recipe: Veggie and Vermicelli Rolls

July 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls’. These are beautiful to look at and even better to eat! I like to serve these...

Recipe: Colourful Quinoa Rice Paper Rolls

July 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls’. These are as amazing to look at as they are to eat! They are light, tasty,...

Food Feature: Refreshing Rice Paper Rolls

July 1, 2017

RICE WRAPS STUFFED WITH YUMMY FILLINGS ARE A COOL HIT AT SUMMER PARTIES I love serving delicious, delightfully pretty rice paper rolls on a hot...

Recipe: Bragg’s Healthy Salad Dressing

May 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘The Wonderful World of Vinegar’. Ingredients 2 garlic cloves (chopped) 1 tsp dried basil leaves 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar...

Food Feature: The Wonderful World of Vinegar

May 1, 2017

History, Folklore, and Medicinal Uses of Our Favourite Fermentations Call me a sourpuss, if you will, but I love vinegar and can’t imagine a day...

Recipe: Glazed Vegetable Lentil Loaf

March 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Marvellous Meatless Meals‘. Introducing meat-lovers to meatless meals is easy with this tasty loaf which comes out of the oven...

Recipe: Mediterranean Meatless Pizza Toppings

March 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Marvellous Meatless Meals‘. Toppings can include any of the following: Ingredients Pizza sauce or tomato sauce Pepper rings or Sliced...

Recipe: Mediterranean Meatless Pizza

March 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Marvellous Meatless Meals‘. Everybody loves pizza and the good news is, you don’t need to weigh it down with meaty...

Recipe: Stir-Fried Vegetables with Udon Noodles

March 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Marvellous Meatless Meals‘. When thick, chewy udon noodles are mixed with colourful stir-fried vegetables, there’s no need to coax the...

Recipe: Glaze for Lentil Loaf

March 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Marvellous Meatless Meals‘. To prepare the glaze: Ingredients 2 Tbsp of ketchup 2 Tbsp of sweet chili sauce 1 Tbsp...

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