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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.

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, or Facebook!

Wishing you,
Peace, love and fibre

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all Canadian recipe for butter tarts

Cranberry Maple Butter Tarts

From Homegrown Recipe by: Sue Soderman, P.H.Ec. Makes 12 tarts These maple cranberry butter tarts fall under my definition of a treat. They are fabulous to eat and only to be indulged in for special o…
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Mairlyn is standing in front of a table

How to Save Money on Groceries

Groceries are getting more expensive especially during these Covid times, but the cost of choosing healthier foods doesn’t have to put a burden on your grocery budget. Studies show that eating whole…
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a summer side dish

Asparagus Salad

Serves 4 Cue the fireworks it’s local asparagus season. There is nothing better than fresh local produce. It’s a win/win when you buy local, you’re getting the freshest possible prod…
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a summer salad with barley and almonds

Asian Barley Salad

serves – 4 Fibre is a super star in my books. Fibre helps support your immune system, especially soluble fibre. The two soluble fibre stars in this recipe are barley and peas. This is one of my …
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a black bean salad with peppers, onion, grilled corn and cherry tomatoes

Black Bean Succotash Salad

Makes 6 ½ cups   When the warm weather starts to hit I head into my kitchen and start making bean salads. They are super easy to make, full of the yum factor and economical. Bonus in the waste n…
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