Mairlyn Smith



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.


Copyright @MairlynSmith 2015 All rights are reserved

I’m happy to share recipes.  For permission to use any of my recipes for publication or in your blog or website please shoot me an email mairlyn@mairlynsmith.com.

Or follow me on Twitter or Instagram @MairlynSmith

My big news, cue the fireworks ~ I finally launched my own YouTube channel.

Its called My Left Frying Pan.

If you want to see more of Mairlyn, unleashed….subscribe.

Its fun, you’ll learn something..and occasionally I get to play characters….brushing off my Second City Comedy skills!

Want your teenagers to think you’re cool? Put yourself on YouTube! Here’s my YouTube video! Click here!

Looking for watermelon recipes and everything you ever wanted to know about watermelon? Click on www.watermelon.org

Celebrate National Farting Day on Saturday, March 5, 2016 by eating pulses!

For the recipes you saw me dem on Breakfast TV click on each one.

Recipes for Red Lentil Waffles

Heart Healthy Waffles, if you don't tell anyone there are lentils in them, they'll never know!

Heart Healthy Waffles, if you don’t tell anyone there are lentils in them, they’ll never know!


Spicy Red Lentil Soup

Heart Healthy and yummy!

Heart Healthy and yummy!


Hummus a link from Cityline


Jennifer Valentyne and Breakfast TV Toronto are live in my kitchen on Thursday February 18.

Catch me and fellow professional home economists as we have a potluck morning eating our way out of my newest cookbook Homegrown.

Here’s the recipe for the Wheatberry and Lentil Salad we demmed

lentils, apples and wheatberries on a white bowl

Wheatberry and Lentil Salad photo credit She Zolkewich @shelzolkewich


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

In a book store near you or

Available online for ordering anytime.


Mairlyn Smith standing behind a copy of Homegrown

Homegrown – me and the cookbook


As a lover of all things beans and plant based I’m thrilled that 2016 is 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.