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Local Berry Lemonade Recipe

Berry Lemonade

ImageFeel like making lemonade today.  

Here is a simple recipe to create a delicious and healthy lemonade loaded with local berry goodness!

Simply Mix:

1/2 cup of lemon juice (squeeze about three lemons)

1/2 cup maple syrup

 

2 tablespoons of mushed or blended local strawberries, blueberries or rasberries

6 cups of water or if you like bubbles – sparkling water!

Mix and drink!  Yum.

If you do not feel like making your berry lemonade – just want to drink it – do not panic – we are serving lots of home made kLemonade at your local Rocky Mountain Flatbread!

Cooking With Wild Spring Greens

Wild Spring Greens

People have been harvesting & cooking with wild Spring Greens throughout the centuries to add flavour & nutrition to soups, salads, pastas, and more.

Spring Wild Greens are reknown for their cleansing & detox properties & include:  Dandelions, wild garlic, wild onions, watercress & fiddleheads, nettles.

It is super important to know that fiddleheads & nettles can not be eaten raw they must be cooked first.

Here are some really simple recipes for sautéed fiddleheads & boiling nettles which will add some fun to your Spring recipes.

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Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

easter eggs

When you see bunnies, chocolate and brightly coloured eggs emerging in shop windows it can only mean one thing…Easter is around the corner!

And a fun spring break and Easter activities is using roots, fruits and spices to naturally decorate your Easter Eggs: Read more

Creamy Mushroom Ragout Recipe

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This is an easy mushroom ragout not only looks and tastes great, but it one of those magical recipes that shines equally as bright whether you serve it on toast, pasta or pizza.

If you have no time to cook – no worries – for the month of March we are featuring: Mushroom Ragout Bruschetta, Mushroom Ragout Pasta, Mushroom Ragout Artisan Pizza! Read more

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Hits The Food Court

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This year Rocky Mountain Flatbread has opened in food courts right along side the traditional fast food offerings from:  Dairy Queen, A&W, Subway, Tim Hortons & …. Read more

URBAN FORAGING WILD PLANTS WITH LORI

Rosehips - rich in Vitamin C

It was an honour to join Lori Synder for a walk at Olympic Village – foraging for plants & learning all about their medicinal & nutritional value.

This foraging class was one of 12 cooking & gardening classes being facilitated by EarthBites this fall. 100% of proceeds from these awesome classes will be used to connect Vancouver students with their food. Read more