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InstantPot beet and chickpea hummus

A tasty and attractive twist on a classic dip! Ever since I made this amazing beet pesto I’ve been trying to think of new ways to use delicious, nutritious beets in my cooking. I love them raw, like in this … Continue reading

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Zesty pickled melon

A fun new way to enjoy a favourite fruit! I’ve often said that I’ll pickle just about anything that isn’t nailed down (kumquats, cauliflower, strawberries  and blueberries are just a few of my new favourites – you’ll find lots more … Continue reading

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Baked chicken taquitos

A tasty twist for Taco Tuesdays! Taco Tuesdays just got a whole lot more interesting and delicious. What’s a taquito, you ask? In Mexico, you’ll usually find them as small, soft corn tortillas, rolled up with a filling of meat … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 4 recipes

A flavourful Mediterranean-inspired meal! I haven’t met too many people who don’t love the flavours of the Mediterranean region. Dishes brimming with garlic, tomatoes, herbs, onions, olive oil and more seem to have almost universal appeal. For this episode of … Continue reading

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Goat cheese and caramelized onion puff pastry palmiers

The fabulous appetizer that pulls a disappearing act! I could not believe how fast these little treats got devoured when I served them to my book club recently. They’re the perfect thing, really – crisp and light and full of … Continue reading

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Pizza meatball casserole

A delectable mashup dish! This lovely creation is the result of my menfolk being unable to decide what they wanted for dinner. The premise is simple: meatballs cooked up with classic pizza toppings including onions, mushrooms, green pepper, sauce and … 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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