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Happy Birthday Cupcakes

October 31st, 2011 · 4 Comments · cupcake, Just for Fun

A running/work friend recently asked me to make cupcakes for her little man’s 2nd birthday and these little bright babies were the result. What speaks more to a 2nd birthday – bright, bright colors of course! This recipe is also fairly basic so it’s a good recipe for anyone on the go. So let’s get […]

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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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Quick Fire Recipe: Lime Banger Pumpkin Seeds

October 5th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Easy, Healthy, Just for Fun

After all of your pumpkin carving, save the seeds! Clean them, let them dry completely then gently toss them in EVOO, juice of half a lime, lots of sea salt and fresh cracked pepper and roast in a 400°F oven for 20-30 minutes. Be sure to toss about every 5 minutes while roasting them. Cool […]

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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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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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Veggie Packed Leek Soup

June 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Chicken, Easy, Healthy, Rice

As many BS’ers know I love a good soup – especially if it’s healthy and easy. However, if you hate eyeball recipes, then this recipe isn’t for you. But let’s just get to the point and get cooking!

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Blue Cheese & Pear Salad with Homemade Blueberry Vinaigrette

March 12th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Healthy, Salad

I tasted this salad the other night while out for dinner at McNally Robinson’s restaraunt “Prairie Ink” (a great local place with great ambiance and occasionally vibrant live music) and decided that I had to try making it at home. After a quick trip to Sobey’s, I was armed with my ingredients and ready to […]

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Homemade Blueberry Vinaigrette

March 12th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Easy, Healthy, Salad

If anyone makes their own dressing, they know they’ll never go back to buying it bottled! And the best thing about homemade dressing or vinaigrettes? It’s INCREDIBLY easy.

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Red Clover Blossom French Toast with Toasted Coconut & Pecans

March 6th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Bread, breakfast, Dessert

The other night I was really craving something with a bit more of a ‘junk food’ taste, but with the weather outside being -45°C I really didn’t feel like braving the cold to grab something to eat and I also didn’t want to pay for delivery, so I looked through an empty fridge to see what I […]

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