Tag Archives: pears

Cranberry Poached Pears with Cheesecake Filling

Ok, ok.  I know, enough with the holiday food!  But I’ve got just one more holiday recipe for you, and this one’s good enough (where good = tasty & nutritious) that you can use it all year ’round! This was our family dessert for Christmas Eve (our big holiday meal), and it was a special […]

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Chez Panisse

I had the great fortune of escaping the Toronto cold last week for a conference in San Francisco.  And while I was there, there was no way I could go without a visit to Chez Panisse. Chez Panisse is a restaurant in Berkeley, California, founded by Alice Waters, who started the sustainable and local food […]

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Pear, Ginger & Cranberry Green Smoothie

One of my favourite breakfasts is the smoothie.  Fruit, yogurt, milk, usually coconut, I feel like I’m on a tropical vacation! And I’ve been experimenting with green smoothies lately: adding a leaf or two (up to a cup or two) of dark, leafy greens to my fruit smoothies (not the milky ones).  Green smoothies are […]

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