Category Archives: Back To Basics

Back-To-Basics: How To Roast Asparagus Without Oil AKA Dry Roasted Asparagus
If you are watching your weight & trying to load up on veggies and cut out fat, this is the recipe for you. As part of Sew Creative's Back To Basics series she shares how to roast asparagus without oil!

For the last couple of months I’ve been on a weight loss journey. One phase of the program that I was on had me eating a very low fat diet. I was allowed to have lean meat and fish but … Continue reading

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Back-To-Basics: How To Make Chicken Bone Broth In Your Crockpot
Back To Basics with Sew Creative. How to make Chicken Bone Broth in your crockpot

I have memories from childhood of the scent of turkey broth simmering on our stove. Every Thanksgiving my mom would take the carcass from our Thanksgiving turkey and make broth with it. The whole house would fill with the scent … Continue reading

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Ginger, Cinnamon and Everything Nice Spice Tea Recipe (The Perfect Chai Tea Base)
This tea makes the perfect chai tea base, or if you aren't a fan of black tea, the perfect mug of herbal spicy tea! Ginger Cinnamon & Everything Nice Spice Tea Recipe from Sew Creative

A few weeks ago I went out to tea with a client and had one of the most delicious cups of tea that I’ve ever experienced. It was hot, spicy and delicious. The spices tickled my tongue and hit me … Continue reading

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Back-To-Basics: How To Dehydrate Ginger
Back to Basics Sew Creative Shares How to Dehydrate Ginger for use in tea, soups, broth, baking and other cooking needs

Last summer I took a food preservation class and ever since I’ve been pining over a dehydrator. My parents had a gigantic one when I was a kid, it was almost the size of a refrigerator, and I remember the … Continue reading

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Balsamic Roasted Butterflied Chicken Recipe with Sweet Potatoes- Cooks in 45 Minutes!
Cast Iron Balsamic Roasted Butterflied Chicken Recipe with Sweet Potatoes- Cooks in 45 Minutes! This is so delicous and would be easy to make as a weeknight meal!

Whole roasted chickens… It’s usually a weekend recipe right? Most roasted chicken recipes take almost 2 hours to make and doing that on a weeknight…. well… Nobodies Got Time For Dat! Oh, but now you do! The Hubs and I discovered a … Continue reading

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Easy Peasy Peaches Canning Recipe Perfect For Beginners
Easy Peasy Peaches Canning Recipe perfect for the beginner canner

It’s hard to believe that my whole foray into canning only started a month ago. I took a food preservation class at my local community centre and after years of wanting to start canning I was hooked. I think I … Continue reading

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Spicy Pickled Carrots Canning Recipe + 4 Other Canning Recipes from Canadian Food Bloggers
Spicy Pickled Carrots Canning Recipe. Canning with Crystal from Sew Creative

Pickled carrots… have you had them before? They are SO GOOD and so simple to make. Best of all, since carrots are readily available 12 months out of the year, you can always whip up a new batch when you … Continue reading

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Canning 101- Tips and Tricks to Get You Started Canning Today
Canning 101 with Crystal

Do you follow me on Instagram? If you do, you might have noticed that my past two weeks have been CONSUMED by canning. I’ve been thinking about it morning, noon and night. Every summer my family and I frequent a … Continue reading

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Homemade Raspberry Vinegar Recipe Perfect For Foodie Christmas Gifts
Homemade Raspberry Vinegar Recipe from Sew Creative. This recipe couldn't be easier and would make great Christmas gift idea for the foodies in my life

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve spent the last week canning and preserving up a storm! I took a food preservation class last weekend and  I can’t believe all the great tips and tricks that I picked … Continue reading

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Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Dough Recipe Menu Board Card #5
Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Dough Recipe from Sew Creative Blog 4

Who doesn’t love homemade pizza? Today I’m going to share with you my homemade whole wheat pizza dough recipe that is universally loved by kids and adults alike. It also happens to be Menu Board Card #5. You can view … Continue reading

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No Peeling Crockpot Applesauce Recipe
No Peeling Required Crockpot Apple Sauce Recipe

Bean is an apple junkie. She is constantly going to the fridge to grab another apple. When our favorite farmer’s stand was getting ready to close for the winter we decided to buy a box with 35lbs of gorgeous BC … Continue reading

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