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How to make an awesome smoothie in any blender

A guest post by Monica Shaw of Smarter Fitter. Let’s face it; most of us don’t have the money or inclination to spend hundreds of dollars on a super high-power blender. And why shouldn’t you make do with an affordable jug blender or stick blender? They still blend, and are perfectly suitable for most blending needs. […]

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Brown Eggs and Jam Jars cover on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Win a copy of Brown Eggs and Jam Jars (Canada)

Thanks to Penguin Canada, I have one copy of Aimée Wimbush-Bourque’s Brown Eggs and Jam Jars (I reviewed it here) to give away to one lucky Canadian reader! To enter, leave me a comment telling me what cookbooks you’re loving right now! For a second bonus entry, tweet the following message: Canadians! Win @simplebites ‘s […]

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Brown Eggs and Jam Jars cookbook on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Brown Eggs and Jam Jars (and a recipe for Maple Walnut Granola)

It’s always wonderful to see someone’s dream become a reality.  A couple of weeks ago, I was excited to receive the long-awaited first cookbook from Aimée Wimbush-Bourque (of the blog Simple Bites) – Brown Eggs and Jam Jars .  I’ve known Aimée for a few years now and remember when the book was but an […]

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Marquise au Chocolat from baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Marquise au Chocolat

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe brought back sweet memories for me. When I was little, my mum used to make a dessert called “Chocolate Catastrophe”. It was a very rich frozen chocolate mousse and I think the catastrophe part was to do with what happens to your waist-line if you eat too much because […]

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Edamame hummus, power stir fry and pita chips on eatlivetravelwrite.com

#52NewFoods: Edamame

The Petits Chefs worked with edamame last week for their #52NewFoods Challenge. A lot of them had tried the edamame in pods that you get in Japanese restaurants and told me they loved it (though one of them said “it’s because it’s salty” – I like that they are starting to realise what adds taste […]

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