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Sunday 15 April 2012 . (0)

Asparagus and Potato Flatbread

This flatbread is a delicious version using pre-made pizza dough from your grocery store.  The great thing is that you can get two flat breads out of 1 pound of dough.  Making this version for the adults then topping the second one with whatever topping your kids like. Serve this flatbread ...

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Pea Soup with Lemongrass &Chili!

Sunday 25 March 2012 . (1)

Fresh green peas are indicitive of spring and early summer. While the classic pairing is mint, this flavour combination brings new life to the delicious sweet pea! Lemongrass is a tall tropical grass that exudes the floral aroma of lemon. The lower end is pounded, cut or finely chopped/grated and used in many Indian, Sri. Continue Reading…

Carrot Ginger Slaw

Sunday 4 March 2012 . (0)

Most nights I am pressed for time,  trying to feed the family before we run off to hockey or band practice.  This is why I love coleslaw in a bag.  I can use it for so many things including stir frys, soups or plain old slaw,  and it goes well as a side dish to. Continue Reading…

Red Curry Chicken & Vegetable Soup

Sunday 19 February 2012 . (0)

This is the kind of meal I love when I’m rushed for time or feeling a little under the weather.  In fact a few weeks back my whole family had a horrible cold at the same –  this was our comfort food.  A soup where all the healing spices and  herbs  get your blood moving, help  clear. Continue Reading…

Sweet Potato Gnocchi – Childs Play

Sunday 12 February 2012 . (0)

There is nothing more comforting than a bowl of these tender pillow like dumplings;   this is comfort food at its best!  Many varieties of dumplings use only white flour, leaving them nutritionally void of nutrients.  These on the other hand, have the added benefit of the almightly sweet potato and ricotta cheese.  Now I wouldn’t. Continue Reading…

Chicken & Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Monday 23 January 2012 . (0)

Mexican food is a family favourite around our house, but I get tired of the old stand by taco kits, and I am not a fan of all the non-ingredients in the taco seasonings.  However, it is a meal that both my 9 year old and 12 year old can manage to pull together themselves.  In favour. Continue Reading…

A Healthier, Heart-ier pancake!

Monday 9 January 2012 . (0)

Warm and fluffy pancakes, a breakfast indulgence that many people just drool over. Topped with fruit, maple syrup, chocolate or whipped cream – they always sound so darn appealing.  I try to love them, really I do, but each time I  eat one – even just a plain old pancake with minimal syrup, I am left feeling sick. Continue Reading…

Mediterranean Stuffed Sole

Monday 2 January 2012 . (0)

While comfort foods are what we crave this time of year, we are also looking for something super healthy to get us back on track. Fortunately these two things can be achieved with this one outstanding dish.  Full of satisfying flavors, this recipe uses pantry items such as jarred roasted red peppers and artichokes that are easy to. Continue Reading…

Festive Fennel Salad!

Monday 19 December 2011 . (0)

Christmas is my favorite time of year, the gathering of friends and family, the recalling of years past… and the food!  It seems like there is an endless stream of  holiday buffets, filled with rich and lavish treats that only come around during this festive season.  What I love about the food over the holiday’s is that most people . Continue Reading…

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