Tag Archives: oats

Oatmeal shortbread squares with salted caramel chips

New product the best thing to happen to baking since chocolate chips were invented! When I am grocery shopping, I try to restrain myself. You know, only buy what’s on my list, get everything in one pass through the store … Continue reading

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Build a better breakfast with twice-cooked oatmeal squares

Turn your boring breakfast bowl into a delicious, nutritious treat All fall and winter, I like to serve up piping hot bowls of oatmeal porridge several mornings a week. Not only are oats super nutritious, they’re also incredibly satisfying; your … Continue reading

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Baked Oatmeal Pancake with Caramelized Pears

In my opinion, there’s not much that can beat hot, fluffy pancakes for breakfast or brunch. I love them because not only do they taste fantastic, but they’re also filling and so easy to make. When you start with locally … Continue reading

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Fruit-filled Breakfast Bars

These little beauties are ridiculously tasty, so much so that you might forget they actually include some pretty nutritious ingredients. I was inspired to make them when I spotted some perfectly ripe plums from Warners Farm in my Farmers’ Feast … Continue reading

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Mini Fruit Pies

I like to think of this dish as the perfect marriage between fruit crisp and fruit pie, combining crunchy oatmeal cookie-like topping with an assortment of gently sweetened fruit. I’m grateful each year to the fine folks from Warner’s Farm … Continue reading

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Cavena Nuda (Oat Groats) Risotto with Squash

Oat Groats, Naked Oats or Rice of the Prairies … three names for one of the newest darlings of the Canadian farming scene: Cavena Nuda.  It’s an amazing variety of hull-less (naked, get it?) developed by researchers at Agriculture Canada … Continue reading

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Lemon-Oat-Ricotta Pancakes

These are the most amazing pancakes. Fluffy yet substantial, they are packed with flavour, have a great texture and – wait for it – they’re even gluten-free! While they are delicious with maple syrup, they really shine with a drizzle … Continue reading

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