Spring showers: 5 recipes to share
Baby & Bridal – Showers Require Food April showers bring May flowers so the saying goes. Spring showers also provoke another set of showers. The celebratory kind –spring is a popular time of year for baby and bridal showers. When you think of baby and bridal showers, you might think of the traditional foods served such as [...]
Fresh Cinnamon Buns at Home
Have you ever wondered how you can get fresh cinnamon buns hot out of the oven first thing in the morning just like the bakery but without having to get up at 4am to make them? Well look no further, the secret is out! We asked Chef Mary Jane Feeke of Benjamin’s Gourmet Foods in Selkirk [...]
Mini Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Can I use canola oil if I have celiac disease? Yes. Pure canola oil is gluten free and non-allergenic. When any oil is extracted, small amounts of proteins from the seeds or nuts can remain in the oil. However, as canola seeds are not related to wheat, any proteins found in the oil should not [...]
Lemon Cupcake with Cheescake Frosting
My Be Well Story: Katrine Gahol, OHEA Cupcake Contest Winner Following the success of last year’s cookie contest at the Ontario Home Economics Association (OHEA) conference, the Manitoba Canola Growers hosted a cupcake contest for OHEA’s annual conference this past March. The contest was blind judged by Pay Chen, former Winnipeg TV host who now [...]
What’s for dinner and dessert with Fiona?
Busy nights need easy dinners – I know I am feeling the pressure to race home, feed the family and get off to our activities. My solution is a quick and easy dinner recipe – Black Bean and Lentil Salad with Chili Lime Vinaigrette (recipe included). For families who need a gluten free option, this one hits the mark. Don’t forget dessert with award winning Pinapple & Carrot Chiffon Cake (recipe included). It’s What’s For Dinner!
It’s an adventure!
The following post is brought to us by guest blogger Haylan Jackson. Haylan is one of the Manitoba Canola Growers Student Interns. She will be spending the bulk of her summer days out at our Canola Learning Centre teaching students, educators, children and caregivers about canola, canola oil and agriculture through hands on activities at [...]
Gluten Free Fudge Brownies
Gluten Free Flours If you’ve made a trip into your local bulk food store you will notice that there is a huge section dedicated to gluten free flour options. Many of these same flours are also available in major grocery stores too. My first trip into this section at my local Bulk Barn was rather [...]
Flavoured Oils: Razzle me once, Dazzle me twice!
Flavoured oils, a chef’s guide I am inspired by people around me. A few years ago, I had the great pleasure of going to Napa California and working with Chef Almir Da Fonseca of the Culinary Institute of America. For a foodie like me, it was like a kid going to Disneyland. I was so [...]
Pineapple Carrot Chiffon Cake
Tradition a theme in RRC Canola Bake-Off Pineapple and carrots are not the usual flavour combinations for a cake, but Red River College baking student Jordain Houdayer worked her magic with the two flavours. Jordain’s delicious Pineapple and Carrot Chiffon Cake came in first place in the Manitoba Canola Growers Canola Bake-Off at Red River College. The [...]
Gluten Free Sesame Bread
May is Celiac Awareness Month The term gluten free is becoming common place in grocery stores, restaurants and homes alike. Today, many folks choose to eat gluten free for various personal reasons. This has caused a surge in new food products and recipes that are hitting shelves, counters, cookbooks and inboxes on a daily basis. If you are unfamiliar with [...]