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Scrumptious Side Dish: Root Veggies!

Searching for a scrumptious side dish for your next family meal? Our cabin kitchen recommends root vegetables!
(Think baby heirloom carrots, baby red and white turnip, baby radishes.)
Blanch veggies until tender. Heat a pan with oil, unsalted butter, crushed garlic and thyme. Add the veggies and heat gently. Transfer to a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.


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Enjoy The Taste of Summer In The Winter!

Basket of Tomatoes
How can you extend the fruits of your labour into the winter months? With a few simple steps, it’s a snap to freeze and save some of your freshest harvests from the summer and fall:

Berries: Looking to make fresh pies, smoothies or even jam into the winter months? It’s easy! Simply remove stems, g

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A Beautiful Day in Our Neighbourhood

At Hockley Valley Resort, we’re so lucky to be situated in an amazing and beautiful area, filled with expansive rolling hills, great local culture and a ton of things to see and do! Here are just some of the fun things you can explore while visiting our beautiful area:

Island Lake Conservation Area:

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Coffee: Some of the Percs!

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If you enjoy a good cup o’ joe (or 2), we have great news! According to the Mayo Clinic, java may not just be for caffeine junkies anymore. Still a popular pick-me-up, it now seems that indulging in moderation can be good for your health. Here are some of the benefits that coffee may bring:

- protection against Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes and liver dis

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Rosemary: 5 Things You Need to Know


Rosemary is an herb with some surprising health benefits! Here is a list of 5 facts you might not already know about this tasty herb:*

1. It’s a great source of Vitamins A, B-complex and C, iron, calcium and fibre as well potassium, however, rosemary taken in large doses by pregnant women can be harmful.

2. With only 131 calories per 100g, and no chol

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