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Mexican Egg Bake

Isn’t it funny how certain foods become trendy? I was lucky enough to get to cook with Chef Lynn Crawford (more on that soon – thanks Kitchen Aid!) over the

Red Meats

Giving Up Gluten, Part 2: Like molten bicycle spokes

When one person in the family goes gluten free, everyone to one degree or another is going to have to get on board, right? My kids eat a lot of

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Making Smoothie Magic

I do not support the trick of hiding vegetables in my kids’ food. In theory. I think they should learn to embrace both the flavours and benefits of  ingredients like

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Lemon Drizzle Cake

Sometimes I ask what seems like a simple question to my friends and family on Facebook, which subsequently turns into 130 heated comments. Case in point: what’s your favourite British

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Strawberry Banana Bread

How is your March break going? I think Esme would say that her favourite part of her week off so far was spending a day with me at our lovely

Vegetables

Italian Roast Chicken with Bell Peppers and Olives

Is there anything better than a new cook book? All the possibilities they represent, all the changes to your usual cooking roster? I love it. I always spend quite a

Articles

Pork Chops with Mushrooms and Dijon Cream Sauce

I found some beautiful bone-in pork loin chops on sale last week and decided to try something different. I’d seen a show featuring a similar recipe on The Food Network a

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Roundup: Baking Week

I love to see the weekly themes that Ceri and Laura come up with – they always get me inspired to get in the kitchen and cook some healthy, delicious

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What’s So Great About Asian Pears?

This weeks’ post is short and sweet. The food in question doesn’t cause cancer or deplete the ocean of valuable resources. It won’t raise your blood pressure, it’s not radioactive

Dairy

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

Even though I write a blog about cooking healthy meals and snacks for and with kids, I still struggle with what to make for dinner every night. Ok, I’m going