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A Tex-Mex roundup for Cinco de Mayo!

Feliz Cinco de Mayo, amigos! May 5 is a holiday celebrated  in parts of Mexico and the United States in honour of a military victory in 1862 over the French forces of Napoleon III. Here’s a roundup of tasty treats perfect for your Cinco de Mayo … Continue reading

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Crispy mozzarella melts

Whip up a tasty snack in your waffle maker! When my kids were little, I enjoyed coming up with new recipes to entice them to join me in the kitchen. I wish I’d thought of these tasty treats way back … Continue reading

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Fast and flavourful enchilada dip

Five minutes to make a party-perfect yet nutritious dish! I love this dip because it takes just minutes to assemble and can even be prepared up to 48 hours ahead of time before baking. More importantly, it’s packed with flavour … Continue reading

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Crispy baked zucchini sticks      

No deep fryer needed for this delicious vegetable treat! Crispy zucchini sticks and dip are a big favourite in my house but I wanted to see if I could lighten up this pub-style treat. This fat-free, oven-baked version is full … Continue reading

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Fast and delicious taco pizza

A party-perfect combination of two favourite foods! If your family is like mine, there is a good chance you have both tacos and pizza on the regular menu rotation. To me, both are fast, fun meal options although I do … Continue reading

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Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

A super make-ahead snack for sports fans! When presented with this dish for taste testing a few days ago, my menfolk were rendered speechless, in a good way. Meaty, cheesy and full of flavour, it’s scrumptious and satisfying and really … Continue reading

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Tex-Mex style steak and cheese sandwiches

All the flavours of fajitas – on a bun! My menfolk had requested Philly cheesesteak sandwiches a week or so ago, but I just couldn’t oblige. I didn’t want anything to do with the state of Pennsylvania after the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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