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Healthy honey-garlic cauliflower bites

Air fryer makes these nuggets fast, fat-free and flavourful I have a new Gourmia air fryer and I’m slightly obsessed with cooking all the things in it. I was a little skeptical at first but after my first batch of … Continue reading

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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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Roasted cauliflower with spicy peanut sauce

A delicious, healthy meal or side dish! I will forever be disappointed in myself for all the time I wasted before I embraced cauliflower. It wasn’t that I didn’t like the taste; I just found it always looked so plain … Continue reading

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Fast and fresh tuna poke bowls

A flavourful, nourishing way to enjoy a top food trend! Poke (pronounced poke-ay) hails from Hawaii and burst onto the Canadian food scene in 2016. This bowl version is a delicious dish that’s as healthy as it is beautiful, packed … Continue reading

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Fast Fresh Food

Four great meals that take just moments to make! I think the one cooking-related comment that I hear most often from people is that they find they just don’t have time to prepare the nutritious meals they want to eat. … Continue reading

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A mostly make-ahead fancy vegetarian feast

Perfect for date night…or any night! Move over, meat and potatoes. When it comes to making a special dinner at home, why not try a new approach to menu planning? Vegetarian meals by their very nature are colourful and appealing; … 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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