Taking the Plunge

Taking the Plunge

                    Almost as soon as the ice has melted from the lakes, bays, brooks and bogs, I’ve got swimming on the brain. When can I jump, skip or dive into some (chilly) fresh water.  Cape Breton is absolutely filled with water sources, from the plethora of […]

Garden to Table: Planting in the Snow

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My name is Jilian and I am the Garden to Table intern at Cabot Shores. My role is to manage our gardens and work with our chef to help infuse our menu with homegrown ingredients. Despite the seemingly never-ending winter, our gardens are now in full bloom. We began prepping the outdoor garden in mid May, snow […]

The Cabot Trail Is the Most Splendid Drive (Guest Blogger)

People have an insatiable wanderlust to travel to different parts of the world, often wanting to visit the places which are not only far away but are also serene and majestic. One such location is the Cabot Trail which is located in the scenic province of Nova Scotia, Canada. The highway transverses through a picturesque […]

Suzanne’s Roasted Sesame Tofu

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Suzanne’s Roasted Sesame Tofu – serves 8-10 Ingredients: 2 lbs extra firm tofu, pressed for 2 hours, then cut into thin 1 x 2 inch pieces Marinade: ½ cup soy sauce 2 inch piece of ginger, grated 3 cloves of garlic, pressed 4 Teaspoon Sesame oil 2 Teaspoon Rice vinegar 1 cup sesame seeds Method: […]

Vegan, Gluten & Sugar-free Chocolate Truffles

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Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles – Vegan, Gluten & Sugar-free   Ingredients: 1 ½ cup Chopped dates, softened in a small bowl of 1/2c hot water (30 min) 1 cup Tahini (sesame paste) or Almond butter ¼ – ½ cup Cocoa powder (add more or less depending on how bitter you want the truffles) 1 cup Unsweetened dried shredded coconut […]

March Break: Winter Fun!

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On Cape Breton Island we choose to embrace the Winter months as an opportunity to explore the outdoors in new and interesting ways. As we come closer to Spring (believe it or not!) we invite you to spend March Break with us playing in the snow, relaxing by the hearth and spending quality time with your […]