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Tuna Avocado Hummus Sandwich

Classics.  Perfect anytime, anywhere, and never go out of style.  Here’s a healthy update to the classic tuna salad sandwich.  Bye bye mayo.  Hello avocado.  This version is full of protein and good fats, is heart healthy, and loaded with lots of flavour. I’ve named this stunning sandwich ‘The Alessandra’, after my colleague who introduced me to this combination.  […]

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Guacamole with Pomegranates

Are you thinking ‘What the what?!  Pomegranates in guacamole? This Chinese girl from Canada is crazy.’  Seriously, I don’t blame you but I swear this is the real deal.    I’ll always remember my first authentic Mexican meal after moving to Arizona at Barrio Cafe in Phoenix, where they made fresh guacamole right at our table.  The waiter wheeled out a little cart with […]

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Mexican Salad close up

Mexican Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

                            Happy Cinco de Mayo!  The fifth of May is a day of celebration and reminds me of all the fun times I had living in Arizona, enjoying all the benefits of living in a mucho Mexican-influenced town.  This salad is so fresh and flavourful, […]

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Mexican Tortilla Soup with Shrimp

Mexican Tortilla Soup with Shrimp

    This dish is hearty, deliciously satisfying, and super easy to make – it’s a variation of traditional Mexican tortilla chicken soup.  Suprising, even though I lived in Arizona where Mexican food is amazing and bountiful, I didn’t make this soup until I got back to Canada.  I guess it’s the cold dark winter months that’s got me craving […]

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