Posts From Pat Crocker

Recipe: Corn Chowder

December 4, 2015

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘FIRE UP YOUR WINTER MEALS‘. Sweet and hot, we add a dash of sour to this ultimate of comfort foods....

Pat’s Cayenne Fire Cider

December 4, 2015

The name sounds daring, and the brew is ablaze with the energy of healing ingredients.

Recipe: Harissa

December 4, 2015

A key flavouring and condiment in Middle Eastern and North African cuisine, Harissa is never far from a Moroccan, Libyan, Algerian, Turkish, or Tunisian table.

FIRE UP YOUR WINTER MEALS

December 4, 2015

Chile Pepper Medicine Turns Up the Heat The mighty capsicum (botanical name for pepper) has been named 2016 Herb of the Year by the International Herb Association.

Recipe: Curry Paste

May 1, 2015

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘SIMMERED FALL SUPPERS‘. From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Lemony Herbs Add Zest and Zing to Spring Meals‘. (Makes about 1-1/2...

Recipe: Berry, Nut, and Grain Trail Mix

April 30, 2015

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Lemony Herbs Add Zest and Zing to Spring Meals‘. Being a high energy way to add healing power to between-meal...

Recipe: Lemon Salsa Verde

April 30, 2015

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Lemony Herbs Add Zest and Zing to Spring Meals‘. (Makes 1 cup) Ingredients 1/4 cup pistachio nuts 1-inch knob of...

Recipe: Spiced Bergamot Tea

April 30, 2015

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Lemony Herbs Add Zest and Zing to Spring Meals‘. Bergamot is a natural for herbal tea and tea blends. It...

Recipe: Hot Lemon Toddy

April 30, 2015

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Lemony Herbs Add Zest and Zing to Spring Meals‘. (Makes 1 drink) Ingredients Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon...

Lemony Herbs Add Zest and Zing to Spring Meals

April 30, 2015

I often think of lemon in springtime. Lemony yellow is the colour infused into pale green spring buds and young tender leaves springing to life.

Lemon Seasoning

April 3, 2015

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Lemony Herbs Add Zest and Zing to Spring Meals‘. This lemon blend may be added to soups, dips, sauces, and...

Recipe: Garlic Peanut Sauce

October 1, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘SIMMERED FALL SUPPERS‘. (Makes 1 cup) Ingredients 1 cup salted peanuts 3 cloves garlic 2 Tbsp coconut oil 1 onion,...

Recipe: Steamed Vegetables and Rice

October 1, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘SIMMERED FALL SUPPERS‘. (Serves 4 to 6) Ingredients 3 Tbsp coconut oil 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped ½ red...

Recipe: Black-Eyed Pea Paella

October 1, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘SIMMERED FALL SUPPERS‘. (Makes 6 servings) Ingredients 3 Tbsp coconut or olive oil 3 stalks celery, chopped 1 sweet red...

Recipe: Cannellini Bean and Fennel Bake

October 1, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘SIMMERED FALL SUPPERS‘. (Makes 6 servings) Ingredients 3 Tbsp coconut or olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely...

Recipe: Middle Eastern Stew

October 1, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘SIMMERED FALL SUPPERS‘. (Makes 4 servings) Ingredients 3 Tbsp coconut or olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 small eggplant, cubed...