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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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a plate of jerk chicken with sides

Jerk Chicken with fibre-rich sides

Serves 4-8 Jerk is more than just a highly spiced combination of antioxidant rich green onions, thyme, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, and hot spices. It’s a process that doesn’t work if you’re in a…
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Shepherd's Pie using ground turkey or beef and lentils

Shepherd’s Pie with a fibre twist

As the self proclaimed Queen of Fibre adding fibre rich ingredients into your family’s favourite recipes is a great way to bump up their immune supporting fibre intake. I have tweaked the iconic…
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salmon cakes are heart healthy and delicious

Salmon Cakes with a wee bit of a kick

Makes – 8 – 3-inch (8 cm) cakes Serves – 4 – 2 cakes per serving These salmon cakes have become a regular weekly dinner at our house since Covid. Easy and yummy with the convenienc…
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a easy to make pizza using hummus and cooked veggies

Mediterranean Style Pizza

Makes 2 individual pizzas to serve two adults These easy to make vegetarian pizzas are a go-to on the weekend. Recipe: 2 whole wheat tortillas 1 Tbsp canola oil 4 mushrooms, thinly sliced ½ cup thinl…
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change u your white cake by icing it with Buttercream infused with Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd Buttercream Icing

Makes just enough icing to ice one two layer 8” cake. This tart and sweet Lemon Curd Buttercream Icing is a game changer. It will transform your favorite white cake recipe into a spectacular dessert…
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chocolate mousse the lactose free version

Chocolate Mousse

I discovered a lactose free chocolate mousse at the Whole Foods Grocery store in Toronto on February 12, 2004. Yes, sadly I made a note of it in my foodie journal: Dear diary, finally found a mousse I…
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