Monthly Archives: January 2019

Grapefruit shortbread bars

Grapefruit and vanilla a winning combination! Why does lemon curd get all the attention? Sure, it’s brightly coloured, tangy and delicious, but other citrus fruits make great curd too. I love these little orange tarts but these grapefruit shortbread bars … Continue reading

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Cracked wheat salad with pomegranate and mint

As nutritious and flavourful as it is colourful and easy! I love grain salads, whether as side dishes, part of a brunch buffet or as a packable lunch option. At this time of year, adding fruit seems essential when we’re … Continue reading

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Flaky ham and cheese biscuits

So much better than sandwiches! It’s official: biscuits are definitely now a food group in our house. We love them in their simplest form as well as when they’re studded with spinach, feta and caramelized onions or popping with pizza … Continue reading

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Super crispy oven-baked chicken wings

Fabulous texture and flavour with no frying! Honestly, people, this recipe is kind of miraculous. Who knew you could make really great – AND gluten-free – chicken wings in the oven? This recipe came about because I recalled reading about … Continue reading

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Vietnamese-inspired mango salad

A versatile sweet and sour side dish! I don’t know about you, but I’m craving a little heat and a lot of sunshine on my plates these days. A meal at Vancouver’s exceedingly popular Ahn & Chi restaurant was the … Continue reading

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Citrus salad with arugula and pomegranate

A blast of sunshine in the middle of winter! Oh, what a joy this salad is. Bursting with colour and flavour, you can’t help but smile just looking at this beautiful dish … and it’s not just pretty – its … Continue reading

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30 minute sweet and sour meatballs

All the taste but healthier and easier to make! I have always adored anything sweet and sour and fondly recall the tasty but not-so-healthy meatballs my mom used to make with brown sugar, corn syrup AND sweetened pineapple juice in … Continue reading

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