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Lisa’s Letters Home: Bake Ahead Sugar Cookies

Now that our friends in the US have celebrated Thanksgiving, it’s now officially okay to go nuts about Christmas. Pinterest has exploded in a green and red mass of baked

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Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Scarlett and I have gotten addicted to watching…wait for it….the Food Network. It all came about when she was home for a week in early October, sidelined by a nasty

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Chef Notes: Fast Homemade Marinara Sauce

I’m always looking for quick, easy, homemade dinners. Marinara sauce is one of my favorite go-to’s. In addition to serving it the tried and true way, over pasta, it can

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Sponsored Post: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies & Win A Cuisinart Food Processor!

It’s cookie season, people! Holiday cookies are one of my favourite parts of the season. They make a great gift – who doesn’t love home made cookies? – and it’s

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Chef Notes: Lemoncello for the big kids

Now that both American and Canadian Thanksgiving is out of the way, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas. It seems like you hardly have time to get the dishes

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m in a pretty good groove lately with my Sunday after cooking sessions. Julian still naps (Laura calls me the nap whisperer and it just might be true, Esme only

Dairy

Lisa’s Letters Home: Pumpkin Cheesecake

I’m not from the USA, but I’m all for anything that encourages eating a ridiculous amount of food and making things with pumpkin in them. All of this talk of

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Baked Fried Chicken

We’ve been asking for requests on our Facebook page and getting great ideas for upcoming posts. One of the suggestions that really struck me came from Megan, who asked for

Nutrition

Healthy Habits: Handling Holidays

By Theresa Albert, DHN, RNCP www.myfriendinfood.com Much of the disastrous 10 pounds per decade (that is suspected of being the foundation of our obesity crisis) is acquired between Thanksgiving and

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Fat?

Gasp! The F word… on a family friendly blog? Ok, so it’s not THE F word but sometimes it can sure seem like it in the nutrition world. Despite our