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Dinner

Ratatouille

See this child? Cute, huh? I agree. By day he is a delightful bundle of coos and gurgles, face splitting grins and infectious belly laughs. He loves me so completely

Fall

Mini Apple Cups

Today was the day. We got the girls together to bake. All our friends groaned at the idea of two preschooler’s cooking together, but we planned and plotted. Easy recipe.

Snacks & Desserts

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Scarlett loves to graze. All day long. She’ll sit for her three meals each day, but I find she prefers smaller meals that don’t seem too intimidating to finish with

Dinner

Spaghetti and Meatballs – The Classic Pasta Dish

Today was the first really hot day of the year in Toronto and people were goofy with sunshine and oxygen.   We packed like we were going away for a

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Butternut Squash Risotto

When Ben and I started dating he was living in Brooklyn. As well as racking up lots of air miles we also spent a lot of time on the phone.

Fruits

Milkshake

I live with an addict. Her name is Esme and her poison is sugar. “Mum, was I good today?” she’ll ask. If tell her she’s been good then she takes

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Easiest Mushroom Quiche

My friend Heidi (honestly, I’m going to be doing some cooking here, too, not just telling you about things Heidi makes!) knows I have a thing for nostalgic, fifties-inspired food.

Grains & Rice

Porridge Pancakes

And the winners in the healthy pancake-apalooza are: Porridge Pancakes. Well, maybe I could keep tweaking but I need a break from pancakes. I can’t keep complaining about the last

Soups

Red Lentil Soup

After spending the afternoon making cookies with Esme I looked at the clock and realized it was 5:15 and I had no plan for dinner. I looked in the fridge

Chocolate

Chocolate Chip Cookies

My friend Heidi came over the day with some of these delicious cookies. She and her daughter Maude (Esme’s BFF) had made them together. Heidi said it was a really