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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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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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JUNO-inspired stuffed peppers

Celebrating Canadian music with ingredients tied to song lyrics! It’s JUNO Awards Week in Ottawa and I’m pretty excited by all the musical hoopla. In 2012, the last time the JUNOs were held here, my son played piano for a … Continue reading

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Better Than Takeout Sweet & Sour Shrimp

When I was a kid, as soon as saw the words ‘sweet and sour’ on any Chinese restaurant takeout menu, I simply had to have it. I didn’t care if there was a cup of icky red food colouring in … Continue reading

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Grilled Portobellos stuffed with quinoa, pesto and grilled vegetables

If you’d asked my husband a few years ago what his least-favourite vegetable was, he would probably have said zucchini. Thanks to a lot of experimentation, he’s changed his tune, a fact he expressed when tasting this delightful stuffed mushroom … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Rice Bowl

With its blend of tender rice, crunchy cabbage and sweet-and-sour party on top, this rice bowl is delicious, nutritious and oh-so-satisfying. Toasting the brown rice brings out its subtle, nutty flavour and also helps it cook up softer and fluffier, … Continue reading

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Barley Salad with Pesto and Vegetables

This salad offers style and substance. Crunchy vegetables blended with tangy pesto and creamy barley make for a pretty and delicious plate of goodness, served on its own or with a protein. It’s a terrific salad to take to the … Continue reading

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