You are probably asking yourself: “What the heck are tiger nuts?” Tiger nuts, aren’t actually nuts, but instead grow as a wild weed and are classified as tubers (1). They … Read More
Jicama is a root vegetable originally grown in Mexico also known as Mexican turnip and yam bean. Its outer bark-like thick skin needs to be peeled to enjoy the juicy, … Read More
Recreational marijuana will officially become legal in Canada on October 17 2018. What does this mean for the Canadian food and beverage industry? Well it’s not as simple as tossing … Read More
Maca root known by its scientific name, Lepidium meyehil is also referred to in the media as an adaptogen which is a group of plants that are used to ‘help … Read More
You know I’ve been an advocate of a happy gut = a happy you for years. And my research on fermented foods, digestive health and probiotics goes back to 2004 … Read More
Thank you for your excellent feedback on my What the Heck is series. I love finding and investigating new ingredients and foods, then giving you the 411 on them. Next … Read More
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