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Fried Zucchini Spaghetti

Fried Zucchini Spaghetti

This dish is adapted from Gwenyth Paltrow’s fried zucchini spaghetti recipe from her new cookbook My Father’s Daughter.  Now this Oscar-winning, country-singing, glee-starring, lifestyle-blogging, rockstar-marrying, mother-of-twoing, is also a bona-fide cookbook author.  I watched her make this simple dish on Rachel Ray today and happened to have a couple of fresh zucchini in the fridge and […]

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close up elote on chip

Elote (Mexican Corn)

Living in the southwest taught me to really appreciate Mexican food.  So many tasty dishes, prepared with fresh ingredients.  One of my last weeeknd getaways before moving back to Toronto was to Sedona Arizona, the land of red rock .  And home of Elote Cafe, a southwestern restaurant serving up classic Mexican with a twist. […]

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Peppermint Patty Brownies

Peppermint Patty Brownies

Imagine a peppermint patty with its cool creamy middle squished in between two layers of a truffle-like brownie.  It’s the perfect blend of richness, chocolate, and mint.  Now imagine it’s gluten-free, and low fat.  Sounds impossible right?  Wrong. I used a GF brownie mix, reduced fat dark chocolate York peppermint patties, and coconut yogurt instead of […]

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open face mushroom melt close up

Mushroom Melt

Back when J and I would work from our home office, we had the luxury of being able to cook our lunches.  J’s specialty was the mushroom melt on a toast. So easy, delish, fast, and satisfying – you definitely don’t miss the meat in this vegetarian dish. Add a side salad and you have a […]

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