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Eggplant Parmesan

So there I was, talking to a friend about this great substitute for pasta. “It’s an eggplant lasagna”, I told her, feeling quite smug about my amazingly fabulous creation. “Oh,

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Salad On a Stick

Have I mentioned I’m freaking out about having to pack lunches? I have, haven’t I? The upside is that it’s forced me into research mode and I’ll be posting more

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Chef Notes: Dried Beans

Being a good southern girl, I’ve eaten my share of dried beans.  Back in the day they were a staple of all working class southern families.  They’re healthy, simple to

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Capsaicin?

Webster’s dictionary definition of capsaicin begins with the words “colourless irritant.”  According to several sources, it is the “primary ingredient in pepper spray,” used for riot control and it’s an

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Sweet Corn Tostada

As a Mexican food fan living life in Canada you can imagine my pickings for authentic restaurants are slim. It’s only made worse by my boastful husband who loves to

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Almond Flour Cheese Chips

When I’m not stuffing my face with cake (and let’s face it, ideally that would be a daily event), I try to avoid wheat and high sugar foods to help

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Alternative Oils

Have you strolled through the cooking oil section of your grocery store lately? Sweet Jesus! You know you’re getting older when you start any sentence with “back in my day”

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Chef Notes: The Art of Risotto

I love a good risotto.  It can be a an appetizer, a side dish or a main dish.  It’s so versatile yet we treat it like a special occasion dish. 

Articles

Sweet Stuff: Giraffe Lunch Bag

I recently had to to prepare a bagged lunch for myself, not Scarlett. After I packed up what I wanted that noon-time, I went to grab a bag to toss

Dinner

Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli With Soba Noodles

Hey Y’all! How was y’all’s weekend? Sorry, I’m finally finished the summer-long Friday Night Lights bender Ben and I have been on and I couldn’t help but pick up some