Tag Archives: Paula Roy

Peach and almond muffins

The best dairy-free breakfast treat ever! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Muffins are awesome, especially when they’ve got fresh fruit tucked inside. This particular version was inspired by one of my absolute favourite combinations – peaches … Continue reading

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Hearty, wholesome grain salad that’s better than tabouli

Cracked wheat with herbs and chickpeas is delicious and nutritious! I remember the first time I had tabouli many decades ago – I loved how tasty and satisfying it was, with all that parsley and mint and yummy vinaigrette to … Continue reading

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Lebanese-style roasted chicken and spicy potatoes

A make-at-home version of my favourite takeout meal! Given my passion for cooking, we rarely order takeout food, but once or twice a year I indulge my constant craving for Shawarma. Typically made with meat that’s been roasted on a … Continue reading

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Review: delicious cottage fare made easy

Gourmet meals in a jiffy thanks to culinary wizard Rose Reisman! One of the first “healthy” cookbooks I ever purchased was Rose Reisman’s Enlightened Home Cooking, published in 1996. I found it informative as our family had grown to include … Continue reading

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Corn recipe roundup

Corn on the cob never tasted so good! To say I am a huge fan of corn would actually be an understatement. From the moment I see corn plants peeking up out of the spring soil, I wait with bated … Continue reading

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Niçoise Salad with smoked salmon

A tasty makeover for a classic French dish! During the hottest part of the summer, we eat composed salads quite often for dinner. With the right ingredients, they can take little time to prepare and be both nutritious and satisfying. … Continue reading

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Zucchini and grilled corn fritters

The tastiest, most versatile vegetable side dish ever! If I were a poet, I suspect I would do nothing but write sonnets about fruits and vegetables. My love of produce is so deep that it actually invades my dreams….and this … Continue reading

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