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#MakeItCanola for #Canada150

#MakeItCanola for #Canada150

I don’t know about you, but I’m celebrating Canada Day all Summer long. It’s not every day that you turn 150! Also, did you know that it’s canola’s 50th birthday this year? If you’re in Ottawa, be sure to stop by the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum to see the Canola! Seeds of Innovation exhibit.…

What We’re Lovin for Summer

What We’re Lovin for Summer

What Raeanne’s Lovin’ Playing Cards I love gathering around the table for a good game of cards.  Lately in my family, we’ve been favouring the card game Sticks—which we play with great gusto!  That said, whether Cribbage, Canasta, Kaiser, or other, the outcome always matters far less than the company and I heartily encourage getting…

A Birthday Wish for Canada

A Birthday Wish for Canada

Three Ways to Celebrate Canadian Farmers Get The Gear Do you love to celebrate Canada and farmers? We’ve got you covered. Check out our latest summer sizzle red clothing collection and get your order in today! #MakeItCanola This summer #MakeItCanola. Get your greens on with a delicious salad, get grilling those veggies, baking those muffins…

What We’re Lovin’ for June

What We’re Lovin’ for June

What Raeanne’s Lovin’ Uplifting Art This past fall, I had the pleasure of visiting the National Gallery of Canada.  It was a beautiful and inspiring visit and I left feeling lighter and happier.  The recollection of that visit still brings me a smile.  No matter the city, I often find art galleries to be an…

Recipes

Halloween Pancakes

Halloween Pancakes

Preheat griddle over medium heat. Spray with canola oil. In large bowl, add flours, sugar, baking powder and salt. Mix well with a wire whisk. In medium bowl, beat egg and blend in mashed banana. Add canola oil, milk and food colouring if using. Mix well. Pour wet mixture into dry mixture. Mix until there…

Tilapia Fish Bites

Tilapia Fish Bites

Place tilapia strips in a large bowl. Combine lemon juice, garlic, onion, salt and pepper in small bowl. Add to tilapia strips and toss to coat fish with ingredients. Let marinate for 30 minutes in refrigerator. Meanwhile, combine all ingredients for the Green Pepper and Tomato Relish in a medium bowl. Combine all ingredients for…

Green Onion Pancakes with Dipping Sauce

Green Onion Pancakes with Dipping Sauce

Pancakes Combine flour and salt in a large bowl. Pour 2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil into the boiling water and stir to combine. Pour canola oil and water mixture over flour and mix ingredients to form a soft dough. Place in a second bowl, cover, and let rest 30 minutes. Divide dough into 6…

Rosemary Olive and Onion Bread

Rosemary Olive and Onion Bread

Pour 2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil into a medium frying pan and place over medium heat. Add onion and sauté 2 – 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce heat and let onions cook over low heat to caramelize, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, combine 1 1/2 cups bread flour, (375 mL) whole wheat flour,…

Honey Crullers

Honey Crullers

1.Heat canola oil, milk and sugar in medium size saucepan. Bring to a boil. Immediately stir in all of the flour and salt. Stir vigorously until dough forms that pulls away from the sides of the saucepan. Continue to cook on medium heat for about 1 minute, stirring continuously. 2.Transfer mixture to a large mixing…