I recently had the pleasure of attending some food skills programming at Maggie’s Place Family Resource Centre in Amherst. Starting in early October, Maggie’s Place has been running a series of weekly food skills workshops focusing on cooking fundamentals. Everything … Continue reading
Nothing says it’s Spring more than fiddleheads! These tightly furled shoots of the Ostrich Fern are named for their resemblance to the head of a fiddle (violin). This fern typically grows in moist, shady environments, which are commonplace in rural … Continue reading
I didn’t believe it, but it’s true, making pizza dough from scratch is really simple. It is also fun, and doesn’t take a lot of time. Plus, it saves a lot of dough$ too (pardon the pun!), so there’s no … Continue reading
The following recipe is courtesy of my dear friend Britta. As a yoga instructor and healthy-eating advocate, she is the healthiest person I know! She gave me this recipe last x’mas, along with all of the fresh, organic spices to … Continue reading
This blog post comes from Maria, one of our Dalhousie University Nursing student interns. Stay tuned for more posts from these two, as they’ve got a series of cooking workshops planned for the fall.
One Thursday after school at St. George’s Youthnet, my fellow student nurse Candice and I were setting up pots, cutting boards, peelers, and yummy apples, spices, and sugar for a cooking class with kids ranging from 6 to 12 years of age. We were blessed to have the help of Keltie a former EAC employee who volunteered to show us the ropes for our first cooking workshop. Continue reading