December 22nd
 

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Recipes

Tuesday 16 December 2014 . (0)

5 Holiday Party Dips

Win over the crowd with these sure-fire holiday party dips! Everyone loves a good dip and by making them yourself, you save on calories and all that unnecessary sodium. On Metro News I shared 5 fool-proof combos you just can't go wrong with. Here they are, plus a recipe. Apple chutney ...

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New Take on a Deli Classic

Thursday 11 December 2014 . (0)

TweetI love a good deli meal, but sometimes even the classics need  a bit of an update. I decided to take the Reuben and re-make it into a layered casserole that really delivers on taste. I shared this recipe on Metro News, and now you can read it below too. Reuben Strata Sauerkraut is a. Continue Reading…

Protect Yourself from Re-Packaged Meat

Monday 8 December 2014 . (0)

TweetCan you believe this?! A recent news report revealed that grocers have been caught changing the expiry date on meat! On Huffington Post recently I shared 7 tips for how to protect yourself from expired meat, a dangerous thing that can make you and your family very sick. Don’t get caught with expired meat, read. Continue Reading…

One-Step Marinated Chicken Breasts

Thursday 4 December 2014 . (0)

TweetBeing busy through the week doesn’t have to mean not enjoying yummy, good-for-you food. Even the most time-challenged family can complete this dinner recipe – rich in protein – in no time flat…. Here’s my suggestion for a tasty weeknight meal. Try roasted potatoes and/or squash and your favourite colourful vegetable as accompaniments. For the. Continue Reading…

How to Butcher a Chicken for a Week of Meals

Thursday 27 November 2014 . (0)

TweetEating well can be cost-effective; in this video Theresa shows CTV Morning Live Ottawa viewers how to carve up a chicken for 7 days of meals. Buying a whole chicken and butchering it yourself will save you money. And chicken is so versatile, nutritious – full of zinc and B12 – a perfect protein. Watch. Continue Reading…

Spaghetti Recipe: Get Creative with a Classic

Monday 24 November 2014 . (0)

TweetI love a good pasta dish; one oozing with seasoning, sauce and a little salty cheese. It doesn’t get much better than a plate of spaghetti – or does it? Here is a recipe I shared on Metro News which proves you can get creative with a classic! This dish is foolproof and all of the. Continue Reading…

Low Calorie Comfort Food

Thursday 20 November 2014 . (0)

TweetComfort food doesn’t have to be white flour, butter-dipped, calorie laden treats; it can be a warm bowl of nourishing butternut squash soup on a cold day. Butternut squash is a power-house of nutrients, packing a big punch of Vitamin A and carotene, needed for healthy skin and great eyesight. Here are some of my. Continue Reading…

Become a Banh Mi Expert

Monday 17 November 2014 . (0)

TweetWhen you want to stretch the boundaries of your culinary genius, and your taste buds, look towards Banh Mi, a wonderful take on a sandwich and a current foodie favourite. Here is a piece on how to become a Banh Mi expert with a few simple tricks, which was originally published in Metro. Click here. Continue Reading…

Making Cioppino with Recipe

Thursday 13 November 2014 . (0)

TweetI had the pleasure of enjoying a delightful dish of Cioppino at Geraldine Bistro in Toronto. What a food-lovers delight this brothy, nourishing stew was and full of pieces of fish. Here, in this article for Metro News, I share tips for making your own Cioppino at home – the perfect comfort dish as the. Continue Reading…

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