Blue Potato Gnocchi

When you heard people say "eat the rainbow" they really meant it! With heaps of benefits, vegetables with certain pigments present with a variety of phytochemicals (plant-derived compounds) that have positive effects on health! Purple potatoes (including purple sweet potatoes) have been studied for years to find out if they're really that much better than … Continue reading Blue Potato Gnocchi

Ginger Hibiscus Lemonade Sorbet

Hibiscus tea has been used as a natural health product for a number of years. The  hibiscus sabdariffa flower contains phenolic compounds such as organic acids, flavonoids and anthocyanins that can be attributed to its cardioprotective , antioxidant, hypolipidemic and hypocholesterolemic properties in some studies. Valentine's Day is just around the corner and  that means red … Continue reading Ginger Hibiscus Lemonade Sorbet

Pickled Red Onions

Bright and colourful foods seem to be all the rage nowadays! Following the trend, I made my favourite red onion pickles, slightly sweetened with honey and flavoured with coriander and peppercorns. These are delicious in sandwiches (as pictured), in salads, on tacos, or even alongside a charcuterie plate! This condiment is so versatile, you can … Continue reading Pickled Red Onions