Monthly Archives: December 2017

Breakfast tortilla cups

A tasty way to get kids busy in the kitchen! Don’t you just love those simple recipes that taste absolutely amazing? This nutritious, family-friendly breakfast or brunch option would be fun to offer as an interactive cooking station to get … Continue reading

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Salted caramel pots de crème

A delicious 3-ingredient pudding that takes just 5 minutes to make! I’ve long been a fan of exotically-named desserts like budino and pots de crème, the Italian and French versions of the ever-so-boring-sounding pudding. Not to be confused with the … Continue reading

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Whole wheat gingerbread waffles

A healthy, hearty breakfast or lunch option! My family adores waffles for either breakfast or lunch and I love making them because they are so quick and easy, especially if you pre-measure the dry ingredients the night before. These buckwheat … Continue reading

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Coffee spice rub for beef, pork and chicken

A great blend that makes a versatile gift from the kitchen! Whenever I serve meat that’s been prepared with this rub, it gets rave reviews. While you might be tempted to make a huge quantity, it’s best to make this … Continue reading

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Curried Coconut Lentil Soup Mix

An attractive and practical edible gift! I love gifting treats from my kitchen to friends and family. Some of my favourites include roasted spiced nuts, salted caramel pretzel bark  and flavourful caramel-apple jelly. You can find loads more edible gift … Continue reading

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Herb and garlic infused red wine vinegar

A pantry staple that makes a great gift! Ever wonder why dishes typically taste so much better in restaurants? No, it’s not just because you didn’t have to do the shopping, cooking or cleanup…it’s because pro chefs are masterful at … Continue reading

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Hearty seafood and chickpea stew

A Mediterranean-inspired winter warmer! I adore this dish because it’s so easy to prepare and absolutely packed with flavour. The tomatoes and herbs are what predominate, rather than the mild-tasting haddock and shrimp. Leftovers reheat beautifully so you might even … Continue reading

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