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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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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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Easy Pumpkin Lasagna with Sage Bechamel Sauce

This easy vegetarian lasagna is great for holiday meals.  Add a salad and some fresh baked bread and you’re done.  It appears as though there are a lot of steps, but you can either cheat and use store bought or … 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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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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Cucumber Salad

This recipe is my contribution to Kimberly Snyder’s beauty blogging challenge.  Kimberly provided us with a recipe which we are supposed to put our own twist on.  Check out Kimberly’s recipe here.  I wanted to create my own recipe using … Continue reading

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Nacho Soup (Lazy Day Soup)

This is my family’s favorite soup.  It is simple, very quick to make and tastes amazing.  I make a big pot as it always disappears pretty quickly.  Perfect food for rainy days, lazy days, movie days, or days when you … Continue reading

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The best banana smoothie

Those who know me know that I’m a little ape for bananas.  I have been eating them daily and feeling better than ever.  I recently found out that they are actually classified as a berry (?!), which makes me love … 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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Chocolate “pudding” (*wink wink*)

When I was young I loved Jello chocolate pudding (ingredients: sugar, modified cornstarch, cocoa processed with alkali, disodium phosphate, natural and artificial flavors, salt, tetrasodium, pyrophosphate, mono- and diglycerides, red 40, yellow 5, blue 1, artificial color, BHA)….no thank you 😉 … Continue reading

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