The humble squash might seem like it’s been part of our global diet and culture forever, but in reality, it is a fairly recent arrival on the world stage. Like tomatoes and corn, squash is an export to the world from the Americas, where it...

There's nothing that makes the smooth transition from summer into fall like a shift in comfort food. And there's no better comfort food, in my opinion, than a beautiful, slow-cooked pork roast served up with a side of squash and steamed vegetables. It's a hearty meal...

Honesty Alert: I’ve never been a fan of lentils. In fact, I’m not a huge fan of beans in general. That is, until I was gifted this recipe by my mother’s friend a few months ago. Now I’m hooked...

Chili is a perennial favourite, and an easy go-to for dinners and lunches when you're short on time. Of course, the purists in the crowd will know that, like any good stew, a perfect chili takes hours to make. It needs time to simmer so...

As I sat there, already exhausted, I looked at the clock. 6:07. I'd been at this since 5:30. I looked at the chart again. I couldn't even fathom the ridiculousness of doing that circuit again. The protocol called for one more round, but my brain; fogged with...

As you've probably guessed by now, we're all about healthy eating and finding ways to tweak existing recipes into healthy eats that are both nutritious and taste remarkable. Enter these Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies. This post contains affiliate links. You're under no obligation to order from them,...

Pumpkin Spice everything shows up first thing in the fall, and suddenly becomes an inescapable seasonal element right up until December (when "holiday spice" becomes a thing). Of course, a little ingenuity turns up the fact that, apart from the pumpkin itself, the combination of spices...