I am the only professional home economist in the world who is also an alumnus of the Second City Comedy Troupe, not only do I bring knowledge about foods and nutrition to the table, but I do it with a smile and a giggle.


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 Cue the fireworks! Homegrown: Celebrating the Canadian foods we grow, raise and produce has arrived!

In a store near you starting on December 1

And available online for ordering anytime.

Mairlyn Smith standing behind a copy of Homegrown

Homegrown – me and the cookbook



Thirty Cups of Tea

The dogwood pattern from my home province  Beautiful British Columbia.

The dogwood pattern from my home province Beautiful British Columbia.


As a lover of all things beans and plant based I’m thrilled that 2016 is going to be the Year of the Pulse. Celebrate early and check out some delicious and healthy pulse recipes.


Spicy Red Lentil Soup

red lentil soup

Mixed Bean Salad


Family Style Meatless Chili



Black Bean Tortilla Chip Soup

#Road Trip Mair was an epic adventure. Check out our road trip from Toronto to Vancouver.