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Breakfast

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes

I like to eat organic but, obviously, it’s not possible for me to live my life totally organic. After all, I’m pretty sure the local pizza joint I love isn’t

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Alternative Grains

Remember back in the 70’s and early 80’s when pasta was white and rice was white and bread was…..well you get it. I of course have only heard of those

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Food Find: MY Favourite (Wholegrain) Chips

Before Laura gets a chance to rip me one more time about my corn chip problem (and really, it’s more of an obsession than a problem), I’m just going to

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What’s so great about mangoes?

Oh, just protection from cancer, increased immunity from viral infections and lowered risk of macular degeneration (the leading cause of blindness). But quite possibly the best thing about mangos: they taste…

By Meal Type

Whole Grain Israeli CousCous Pilaf

A few posts ago we asked what recipes people were looking for lately and someone (was it Natalee?) asked for more sides. I couldn’t agree more that sides are tricky.

Fruits

Lemon Meringue Cake

What’s that big, glowing orb in the sky? IT BURNS! After several weeks of wet, wet, wet, the sun has finally returned. With sunshine comes thoughts of lemons and with…um…well,

By Ingredient

Salmon with Peach Cucumber Salsa

In honour of summer’s arrival, a post from the oldie-but-goodie file, barbecue-style. I love this salsa but mostly just wanted to chance to show off again about my salmon-grilling skills.

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What’s So Great About Sea Vegetables?

Well, it’s not the name, that’s for sure. Two things kids just can’t get enough of, food that smells like fish and vegetables, ammiright? But they are actually quite nutritious

Round-Ups

Roundup: Side Dishes!

The other day when we made our big announcement about the upcoming cookbook(!!!!), it was mentioned in the comments that ideas for side dishes were hard to come by. I

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What’s So Great About Fennel?

According to that all-knowing source Wikipedia, Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a member of the family Apiaceae. It is a hardy, perennial herb with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. Indigenous to