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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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The Perfect Spring Green Juice

Yay! I’m back after taking a long winter hiatus to hibernate with my munchkins 🙂 During the winter months I naturally crave simpler foods, such as rice, beans, potatoes, and stews. I find myself turning to a few of my … 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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Raw Tomato Basil Marinara Sauce (lacto-fermented)

I have been so in love with my fermented salsa recipe that I wanted to apply the same principle to an Italian style sauce. If you are new to fermenting this is a perfect recipe to start your family with as it … Continue reading

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Peaches Preserved in Honey (lacto-fermented)

I was recently gifted a case of beautiful, organic peaches.  After eating many (oh my goodness…so many!) each day, I had some that I needed to preserve. Traditional recipes for canning peaches call for large amounts of refined sugar to make … 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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Roasted Vegetable Tomato Sauce for Canning

What I love about this recipe is the deep, rich flavour.  It is exactly the kind of food you crave in winter- hearty, warming and comforting.  This depth of flavour is achieved by roasting the vegetables, allowing you to turn … Continue reading

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Salsa Roja for Canning

The canning frenzy continues with a Latin American inspired recipe ❤  This Salvadoran salsa is traditionally served with pupusas and curtido, but I also serve it with tortilla chips, mixed with broth to be used as a base for soups and chilis, … Continue reading

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The Quickest and Easiest Way to Can Tomatoes

Tomato season is here! During these next few, short weeks I will be attempting to preserve enough tomatoes to last throughout the year.  I have been canning for the past few years and really love having those little glass mason jars … Continue reading

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Chocolate Raspberry Nice-Cream

Another banana ice-cream recipe! I have been eating variations on this all summer long for my weekend breakfasts (for my favourite weekday smoothie click here). Eating fruit (especially bananas) for breakfast has been leaving me clear-headed and full of energy … Continue reading

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The Best Vegan (or not) Blueberry Scones

These little treats are so easy to throw together when you are craving something comforting and sweet.  They taste incredible with a slightly crunchy crust and a soft, warm center.  Yum, give your belly a nice big hug with these scones. … Continue reading

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