Monthly Archives: June 2017

Lightened up Piña colada

A low-calorie cocktail that doesn’t skimp on flavour! Summertime is finally here and I just want to eat all the fruit and vegetables in the world. I crave things that are light and refreshing when it’s hot outside, and that … Continue reading

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Homemade back bacon

A truly Canadian breakfast or brunch treat! I remember the first time I tasted back bacon as a kid. I loved that it was so much less salty than ‘regular’ bacon though I couldn’t understand why it was also known … Continue reading

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Maple iced coffee popsicles

Beat the heat with this deliciously cool caffeine fix When I was a kid, my mom typically made us popsicles out of Kool-Aid. Sometimes she’d get all fancy and add a little Jello powder to the mixture, which gave them … Continue reading

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Summertime snacks, salads and sippers

Easy treats for casual entertaining Who’s ready for summer? I sure am! Although developing flavourful new dishes is definitely my favourite food-related activity (other than eating, of course!),  I also really enjoy the process of crafting easy-to-follow recipes and sharing … Continue reading

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Tex-Mex style steak and cheese sandwiches

All the flavours of fajitas – on a bun! My menfolk had requested Philly cheesesteak sandwiches a week or so ago, but I just couldn’t oblige. I didn’t want anything to do with the state of Pennsylvania after the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Grown up floats with vodka coolers and gelato

A perfect summertime drink and dessert in one! My two favourite flavours of floats when I was a kid were orange soda with vanilla ice cream and root beer with chocolate. I know the latter combo might sound a little … Continue reading

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Grilled asparagus with za’atar and creamy harissa sauce

Three cheers for asparagus season! I’m always thinking about new ways to serve vegetables because I find switching things up usually means I can often get my family to eat more of them. We love grilled asparagus and typically I … Continue reading

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