This year’s second annual Veg Fest Vancouver was twice as large, with 45 vendors, and given the great turn out, I bet it won’t be too long before the festival will occupy the long strip of Granville Street.
Made my heart swell to see how fast the local vegetarian/vegan community is growing. Read more
I so wanted to celebrate winter solstice and Christmas with a stunning, freshly baked sprouted spelt bread that I could take photos of and share the recipe link with you.
I bought the whole grain spelt kernels and soaked them overnight to break down the phytic acid and other anti-nutrients that block absorption of important minerals and irritate the digestive process.
I stored the grains in a jar in my little cupboard, rinsing them twice a day as instructed. Over the next two days, as the seeds sprouted, I imagined all the enzymes being activated; minerals like iron, magnesium and zinc, dietary fiber, vitamin E and the B-complex vitamins. Read more