Weekend Project: Jams, Capturing Summer in a Jar

Friday, September 05, 2014

Ste. Anne's Bakery Jams are made seasonally with high quality, farm fresh product right from the garden. Read more

Vegan Lemon Tarts

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

In my opinion, you can never go wrong with a lemony dessert. Whether it be lemon bars, lemon pound cake, lemon pudding, or lemon tarts, like these little guys. There’s something about the acidity of lemon mixed with just the right amount of sweetness that creates an unbeatable dessert. Make it from entirely whole, natural foods and you have something incredible. Read more

Massie's Big Adventure

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

My dog has learned to do lots of tricks, but his best by far is when he lays on the sad eyes whenever he senses that I am going to leave him behind while I take a little holiday. So recently, I have made an effort to bring him along where its practical. Even still, he just jumps in the truck as if to say "Don't expect me to be all happy and tail wagging - this is just what I expect, oh, and would you happen to have a treat for me?" Read more

Frankincense: The Benefits for Your Skin

Friday, August 22, 2014

As the Product Manager for the Ste. Anne’s Skin Nourishment line, an added bonus of my job is learning about the amazing organics we use and the seemingly magical properties they possess. One such extract is Frankincense. Utilized by ancient people since the beginning of civilization, Frankincense has been used in everything from aromatherapy, medicine and in skin care. Read more

An Angel in Black

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Yesterday, I got up out of my office chair and had the most intense spasm in my back. It was so severe that I had to sit down. I tried a few stretches, but I could barely straighten my back. Read more

Meditation in the Workplace

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

For many of us, we work to live, rather than live to work. It is one of the challenges that we face as Westerners existing in a world that asks us to put in 10-hour workdays, to sit in front of computers for hours on end, and to be perpetually and seemingly inescapably connected to one another by our mobile devices and through our ever-increasing dependency on technology. Read more

Recipe: Raspberry Coconut Tarts

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

This decadent raspberry coconut tart is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! Using Ste. Anne's fresh raspberries, this summertime recipe is perfect for special occasions. Read more

Recipe: Apple Crepes

Thursday, August 07, 2014

A warm cinnamon apple filling gives these crêpes the perfect kick of sweetness that your whole family will enjoy for breakfast. If apples aren't your thing, you can substitute with pears instead. Read more

A Life Unprocessed: Fresh, Ripe & Ready!

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Get out the canning jars and get ready to enjoy a crop of bursting-with-flavour berries and vegetables. Read more

Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Finding the perfect pizza crust can be quite the challenge, especially if you are gluten-free. These particular flours bring superior flavour and a perfect pizza crust texture. Pizza makers beware that this recipe does involve some time, happy cooking! Read more