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Warm beet and pear salad

An easy, elegant appetizer! I first tasted the combination of warm beet and pear in Tuscany decades ago and was instantly smitten. Nutritious, colourful and delicious, this salad remains a favourite to this day and makes a nice change from … Continue reading

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Cracked wheat salad with pomegranate and mint

As nutritious and flavourful as it is colourful and easy! I love grain salads, whether as side dishes, part of a brunch buffet or as a packable lunch option. At this time of year, adding fruit seems essential when we’re … Continue reading

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Vietnamese-inspired mango salad

A versatile sweet and sour side dish! I don’t know about you, but I’m craving a little heat and a lot of sunshine on my plates these days. A meal at Vancouver’s exceedingly popular Ahn & Chi restaurant was the … Continue reading

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Citrus salad with arugula and pomegranate

A blast of sunshine in the middle of winter! Oh, what a joy this salad is. Bursting with colour and flavour, you can’t help but smile just looking at this beautiful dish … and it’s not just pretty – its … Continue reading

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Warm cabbage salad with bacon and apples

The Ropot makes this flavourful twist on coleslaw a snap to prepare! I’ve been having a lot of fun lately playing around with a new kitchen appliance. Created by the same Ottawa-based key team members that garnered worldwide fame with … Continue reading

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Recipe roundup: all about apples

Some tasty and inventive ways to enjoy a favourite fall fruit! Just like the outstanding peach and tomato crops this year, I think it’s proving to be a stellar year for apples. I’ve purchased numerous varieties at my local farmers’ … Continue reading

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Summer’s best grilled peach and halloumi salad

Peaches and cheese a match made in heaven! I remember the first time I tasted grilled fresh fruit – it was pineapple – and I was so excited, knowing it opened up a whole new realm of delicious possibilities for … Continue reading

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