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Vichyssoise (Cold Leek & Potato Soup) | JC100 – Week 5

June 4th, 2012 · 8 Comments · JC100, Potato, soup, Summer Fresh

We are now on week five of trying various recipes of Julia Child’s – hard to believe time is zipping by this quickly. When we received this soup recipe I was quite excited because potatoes are one of my favourite veggies and leeks are pretty sweet too with their fun, light onion taste. With this […]

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Roasted Beet, Blood Orange, Goat Cheese & Arugula Salad

April 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Dinner, Easy, Healthy, Salad, Side, Vegetable

To continue on with the beet recipes, here is a super easy, light, and tasty salad I made a couple weeks ago, since blood oranges were in season! If you haven’t tried a blood orange, you need to! They are really unique looking and taste great; I would describe their flavour as a orange/grapefruit hybrid.

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Fried Beet Arugula Salad

February 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Appetizer, Dinner, Healthy, Salad, Side, Vegetable

I made this salad a while back for my mom’s birthday after she had picked up several different ingredients from the farmer’s market and wanted me to construct a dinner for her! Some of those ingredients were beets, parmesan cheese and fresh berries, so I decided to go with a fresh and flavourful beet salad!

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Shrimp Fresh Rolls with a Homemade Peanut-Ginger Dipping Sauce

October 11th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Easy, Healthy

So if anyone knows me really well, they will know that fresh rolls are my weakness and probably one of my top ten favourite foods. The bonus? These little guys are fairly healthy too – especially if you pack them full of veggies. So let’s get to this asian delight of a recipe!

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Beergaritas

September 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Drink, Easy

Here is an easy and refreshing drink recipe, perfect for a hot day!

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Watermelon Salad

August 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Easy, Fresh herbs, Healthy, Just for Fun

It’s official. Summer is here and watermelons are on sale at the grocery store. Do you love watermelon but wonder what kind of things you can do to spruce up the classic summer fruit? Well try this salad at your next summer gathering.

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Mussels

August 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Fish, Seafood

Living in Vancouver and having so much great seafood around, I haven’t quite taken advantage of all the fresh local goods, but I changed that recently and decided to cook some fresh mussels! Other than a little hard work scrubbing and debearding all the mussels, they are very simple to cook. Check out the recipe […]

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Apple & Hummus Dessert Chips

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Cheese, Dessert, Easy, Healthy, Hummus, Summer Fresh

This recipe is very simple and adds a unique dessert spin for hummus. Like most of the Summer Fresh recipes, this is super easy to make.

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Hummus & Pork Pizza

June 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Cheese, Easy, Hummus, Just for Fun, Pizza, Summer Fresh

Following in suite with more Summer Fresh recipes, this one is for a ‘cheaters’ pizza using naan bread. So let’s get to the recipe.

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Greek-Hummus Pork Chops with Lemon-Hummus Vinaigrette Salad

June 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Easy, Healthy, Hummus, Pork, Salad

Cooking pork seemed like a flashback to our days of our Maple Leaf promo – so who wants to guess what kind of pork I used?? You’re right! Only the best – of course, Maple Leaf. These pork chops were great when crusted with the hummus and Cavender’s greek seasoning. The salad dressing was an […]

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