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Cookbook Review and a recipe: Healthy Dairy Free Desserts

It seems more and more people are looking for dairy free options these days. I often get asked about transitioning away from conventional milk products in cooking and am slowly but surely learning about how to make great tasting dishes … Continue reading

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Review: New cookbook helps make the most of the Instant Pot

Canadian team demystifies modern pressure cooking The runaway success of the Ottawa-invented Instant Pot certainly seems to suggest this kitchen gadget is no flash in the pan (pun intended). Loads of online forums share ideas, recipes, tips and techniques, but … Continue reading

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4 New Year’s Nutritional Boosters

Tasty tips to put healthy things on your plate and in your belly! I’m often asked for tips and tricks to make meals a little healthier. As an omnivore who adores her morning cup(s) of tea and will rarely say … 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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Delicious dairy-free cinnamon buns

Olive oil + a great make-ahead method for an easy, healthy treat! I love to bake and serve lightly sweetened treats for breakfasts, brunches or mid-morning coffee parties but lately it seems more and more of my guests are requesting … Continue reading

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Entertain with ease with fresh, tasty side dishes

The perfect plates for vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike! One of the food-related questions I am asked most often is what to serve visiting vegetarians or vegans. It can be challenging today to satisfy a variety of tastes and appetites. … Continue reading

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Spiced lamb meatball stew with orzo and vegetables

A hearty meal that’s both healthy and flavourful I often find myself craving particular dishes or ingredients because characters in a book I am reading are enjoying them. Recently, a novel set in England fostered in me a keen desire … Continue reading

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Japanese-style seaweed salad

A make-at-home version of a restaurant favourite! It’s amazing how tastes change over time. A generation ago, you’d never have found little kids in North America devouring dried seaweed as a schoolyard snack, but it’s all the rage now. I … Continue reading

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Tasty tips for getting back into lunchtime routines

Packing lunches doesn’t have to be a pain! September brings a return to routine that is welcomed by many, but one aspect of routines that people don’t love is packing lunches. The key to keeping the process more interesting and … Continue reading

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Oatmeal shortbread squares with salted caramel chips

New product the best thing to happen to baking since chocolate chips were invented! When I am grocery shopping, I try to restrain myself. You know, only buy what’s on my list, get everything in one pass through the store … Continue reading

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