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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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Peach and Blueberry Crumbles

This past weekend was perfect for strolling through Ever Green Brickworks Farmer’s Market.  An early start meant lots of parking and first pick of the goods.  It was my first successful visit; my original failed attempt was due to the psychotic parking situation which had me vowing to get there before 11 to avoid the near fist fights in the […]

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Chocolate Fig Quinoa Granola Bars

Chocolate Fig Quinoa Granola Bars

  With Labour Day around the corner, for many it’s time to think about back to school snacks.  My homemade granola bars are packed with protein and keep you feeling full for ages.  Plus they’re tasty and kind of addictive and surprisingly easy to make.        The beauty of making your own bars is that you get to pick […]

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Chicken Meatballs with Pesto Gnocchi

Chicken Meatballs with Pesto Gnocchi

One day I wanted to make meatballs but didn’t know what to eat them with.  I didn’t feel like pasta, or a sub, or Ikea sauce, so what else do you do with meatballs?  The Barefoot Contessa made her chicken meatballs into Italian wedding soup (yum!).  Instead, I thought I’d do a GF gnocchi in […]

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