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Healthy “fast food” with Cookin’ Greens

I trust you have all recovered from the holiday excesses of the past weekend?  Being away from home, Neil and I only had one meal on Christmas Day (a full-on traditional Christmas dinner at The Sylvia Hotel) but I am certainly feeling (as I am sure many of you are) like the past few weeks […]

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Roast beef: As easy as 1, 2, 3!

On Saturday October 29th, I was fortunate enough to be invited to “The Ultimate Meating” with Canadian Beef, by the kind folks at Trillium PR. A hands-on workshop, the afternoon was full of amazing food and fun facts and we all left having learned everything there is to know about choosing, roasting and serving Canadian […]

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Canadian Tire Kitchen Crew: Christmas morning breakfast

I’m back with another Canadian Tire Kitchen Crew post – special holiday edition   After last week’s adventures in holiday appetizers with a deep fryer, this this time, my mission was to use the Cuisinart Power Advantage Hand Mixer to complete the following Mission: It’s Christmas morning, and the whole family has gathered to exchange […]

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Ancient Grains for Modern Meals Maria Speck's lemon quinoa with currants, dill and zucchini recipe

Maria Speck’s lemon quinoa with currants, dill and zucchini and a giveaway!

In this season of over-indulgence, it’s sometimes hard to eat right so today I am delighted to draw your attention to Ancient Grains for Modern Meals by Maria Speck.  Selected by The New York Times as “a best summer cookbook” as well as one of “This Year’s Notable Cookbooks”, Ancient Grains for Modern Meals has […]

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Individual cinnamon spice French toast puddings with maple-caramelized apples

It’s World Egg Month and Egg Farmers of Ontario are celebrating across the province sunny side up!  Bloggers around the province were issued with the “French Toast Challenge” by the kind folks at Trillium Corporate Communications to get creative with the queen of breakfasts and brunches – French toast! I have to be honest here […]

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Chocolate coeur a la creme on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Canadian Tire Kitchen Crew Mission 3 #2: Chocolate coeur à la crème

It’s my final post in this series of Canadian Tire‘s Kitchen Crew!  Another Mission, another dessert to create using the Kitchen Aid ExactSlice 13 cup Food Processor.  That Mission again? Sometimes even with the best intentions, a perfect dessert can be more memorable than the main course.  Your mission is to recreate a special dessert […]

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