Posts Tagged ‘oatmeal’

Oat Bran For The Win!

 

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Mares eat oats, and does eat oats…and we eat oats too. Lots of ‘em. We Canadians love our oats; only Russia grows more oats annually, and as a country, Canada is the number one exporter of oats in the world, most destined for a little tweaking into breakfast cereals like Cheerios, granolas and granola bars, breads, oatmeal cookies and so on. And the reasons for this are simple; oats are good for you, they are inexpensive and they taste good. Continue »



Our Proud Producers: CIPM Flours

 

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It used to be that the only selection of milled flours available to consumers in grocery stores was good ol’ All Purpose Flour. There’scCake flour, pastry flour and whole wheat…but they all seem to be treated with additives or come from two or three hugely recognizable brands, and trucked in from who knows where. And let’s face it: lately wheat has been getting a bad rap, with more and more trembling citizens afraid of a slice of bread, thanks to the frankenwheat that now passes for food. Continue »



A Hearty Winter Meal

The January winds are howling, the mercury is huddled under the zero degree mark and the last of the turkey leftovers have been souped, sandwiched and a la kinged. It is time to bring out our favorite cooking vessel for a pottage of beans, the Dutch oven. Put the oven on, maybe for most of the day, warm up the kitchen and make a big batch of molasses baked beans with Maritime molasses and oatmeal bread. Continue »



Fire Up Your Brain

We all know the havoc that poor food and drink choices wreak upon the mind and body. Today we have a look at smart food choices that will go directly to your head, putting a spring in your step and a gleam in your eye.

It has long been known that fish is “brain food” on account of its high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. Here are a few other choices to give your head a leg up. Continue »