Monthly Archives: May 2019

Rhubarb upside down cake

A not-too-sweet treat that’s bursting with colour and flavour! My mom has always had a rhubarb patch and even at age 90 she continues to tend it with great success. I didn’t much care for rhubarb’s tart flavour as a … Continue reading

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Grilled cauliflower on a can with sweet and spicy BBQ sauce  

A vegan-friendly dish that everyone will love! I’ve long been a fan of ‘chicken on a beer can’ but think perhaps I adore this vegan version even more! It’s easy to prepare and can serve as a delicious main course … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 6 recipes

Forget takeout fast food; this easy meal is a real kid-pleaser! It’s no surprise that many kids love takeout or fast food. These meals are often come in colourful packaging, are crunchy, and usually loaded with salt or sugar. Making … Continue reading

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Three delicious and inspiring days in Lanark County – part three    

Day three: luxuriating in Lanark at Clyde Hall Bed and Breakfast The word ‘quaint’ means attractively unusual or old-fashioned and the little village of Lanark, just 20 minutes outside of Perth, is as quaint as they come. The 199 year … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 5 recipes

A flavour-packed and healthy vegetarian meal Taking advantage of fresh, seasonal produce is one of the best ways to serve up meals that are nutritious, economical and full of flavour. Shopping at farmers’ markets is fantastic but if you check … Continue reading

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Maple syrup pie with pretzel crust

Regular or gluten-free, it’s a delicious and easy dessert! I’m a sucker for anything that combines sweet and salty so this pie is right up my alley, earning bonus points for also offering a delightful contrast of crunchy and smooth … Continue reading

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Three delicious and inspiring days in Lanark County, part two

Day two: the Festival of the Maples and so much more As far as I’m concerned, any day that begins with a community fundraising breakfast involving maple syrup is sure to be a great one. Pancakes and sausages at the … Continue reading

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