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Easy Homemade Pizza

This is a wonderful recipe to make with kids (or kids at heart!).  There is something so satisfying about squishing into a big bowl of sticky dough.  If you have yet to try making your own bread dough, this is … Continue reading

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Fluffy Overnight Pancakes (vegan or not)

          These pancakes are perfect for holidays, house guests or lazy weekends.  Surprise your partner with breakfast in bed and score some major brownie points! All of the prep work is done the night before allowing … Continue reading

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Warm Quinoa Breakfast Cereal

 As the weather cools I am naturally easing off of breakfast smoothies and beginning to crave warmer foods in the morning.  This recipe is actually my daughter’s creation, one that the whole family loves.  It is a powerhouse of nutrition … Continue reading

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Roasted Cream of Tomato Soup

 This soup is incredible this time of year, allowing you to use up the last of the summer produce in a delicious, warming way. The last of the true, seasonal tomatoes will only be available for the next few weeks and this … Continue reading

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Perfect Fall Pasta (With Mascarpone and Leeks)

I ❤ leeks.  They grow well in our cold, wet climate and are abundant this time of year. Check out your local farm (thank you One Love Farm for providing me with these organic beauties!) or farmer’s market to find … Continue reading

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Tomato Basil Marinara Sauce (For Canning)

As you can tell from my last few posts, we are elbow deep in tomato season! I love this delicious, fresh sauce for it’s light, clean flavour.  Check out this recipe for a deeper, richer variation. Like my roasted vegetable … Continue reading

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Green Beans in a Fresh Tomato Sauce

  I received some beautiful heirloom beans in my CSA box and was so inspired to create something delicious.  This is hearty enough to be main dish (I always serve it as a main), or can serve as a side … Continue reading

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Summer Rolls- Vietnamese inspired cucumber rolls

  It has been too hot to turn the oven on most days.  My little garden is giving me lots of hydrating cucumbers and I am always looking for interesting ways to use them.  This week Kimberly Snyder challenged bloggers … Continue reading

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Simple Grilled Corn Salad

  This recipe is the sunny day version of my nacho soup.  It has the same ingredients and flavours in cool, refreshing salad form.  I love it packed to the beach. This makes a big batch, enough to serve 4 … Continue reading

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A Better Mac and Cheese

My little garden has been giving me lots of green goodies this past week.  Kale, cabbage, broccolini, broccoli, collards…yum.  While I love my dark leafy greens and use them often in smoothies and juices, sometimes you just need to cover those … Continue reading

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Greek Quinoa Salad

  There is a restaurant in town which sells it’s famous greek dressing.  While the dressing does taste amazing, it has some questionable ingredients (GMO oils and MSG!).  I wanted to make a healthier knock-off that would still taste great. … Continue reading

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Simple Spaghetti Dinner

This is my favourite pasta dinner.  It is delicious enough to feel like I’m indulging, but light enough to leave me feeling satisfied without being weighed down.  Best of all, it comes together in about 15 minutes, providing a quick, … Continue reading

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Vegetarian/Vegan Lettuce Wraps

These are so versatile and easy to throw together.  I can walk in the door from work and 15 minutes later be sitting down to a delicious meal that washes away the stress of the day.  Not only do these … Continue reading

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Chickpea salad

We are finally starting to get some consistently beautiful weather here in BC.  I wanted tonight’s dinner to be fresh and light.  Something that I could enjoy on the deck as I wind down my day.    Is anyone else obsessed … Continue reading

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