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Roundup: Avocados!

I’ve been on a really big avocado kick recently. To me, avocados are just perfect for summer. Throwing them in a salad, mashing them up into a dip or just

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Mood Food?

No, we’re not going to the dark side and suggesting any hallucinogenic fungi! You can actually chemically alter your brain with real food, no criminal record to follow. Turns out there

By Meal Type

Grilled Pork Chops with Apple and Goat Cheese

I’m not sure how this summer is going to roll. Normally, I cook every season other than summer. Summer is when Dan is in charge. He fires the grill and

By Season

Chili

It’s not cold outside. It’s NOT cold outside. It’s NOT COLD OUTSIDE. It’s June, for goodness sake – and it’s cold outside. I could cry. Despite what it says on

Strategies

Chef Notes: The Art of the Stock

Chef Amanda is back with her fast and easy way to make homemade stocks. Yes, you heard me: stocks. Sounds scary, I know. But, thankfully, we have Amanda to make

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Freekeh?

Wow, you really do have to enjoy your 15 minutes of fame because before you know it, you’re over! You know how neon is the new black, 50 is the new 40 and

Dairy

Flatbread Pizza

Let me just start out by saying this is not a recipe. It’s really just an idea for a dinner when you don’t have a lot of time or the

Dairy

Victoria Sponge Cupcakes

Thanks to the Queen, we enjoyed a lovely (but very wet) four day weekend in celebration of her jubilee. I ended up being interviewed on the CBC news channel! Check

Nutrition

Chef Notes: Waxy vs. Starchy Potatoes

We’re so excited to introduce you to our newest column, Chef Notes. Written by Amanda Digges, my very sassy sister in law that also happens to be a chef, Chef

By Season

Granola Bars

A blast from the past…. C.M. One of the first posts I wrote here at SPC (do you like that? catchy? dumb?) was about processed food and how I was