Tag: Spring

Kale Salad with Beet Apple and Dill

Kale Salad with Beet Apple and Dill

As the years go by, I can start to appreciate the presence of fruit in salads. Where the sight of strawberries in a salad used to make my stomach churn, I can now appreciate the surprise burst of sweetness from a blueberry or the tartness […]

Pearled Barley Risotto with Fresh Asparagus and Mushrooms

Pearled Barley Risotto with Fresh Asparagus and Mushrooms

Learning to cook can be a daunting task. Last week, NPR posted an article titled “Learning A New Skill Works Best To Keep Your Brain Sharp.” While the rest of us are busy buying into expensive supplements and “superfoods” to increase brain power, the seniors […]

Container Gardening – 8 Edible Plants To Grow This Spring

Container Gardening – 8 Edible Plants To Grow This Spring

It’s here! Its spring! Once the cherry blossom trees are in bloom in Victoria the city comes to life. Watching those barren, graceless branches give rise to pink and white blossoms marks the transformation from winter to spring. But spring is more than flowers and […]