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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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How to pack a picnic

Some of us are blessed with a photographic memory, patience, and a small butt. Me? I was blessed with cellulite, a sense of humour, and the picnic gene. Ever since I can remember whenever summer hit m…
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Tips on how to shop a Farmers’ Market

My favourite time on the calendar is when the local farmers’ market opens at my neighbourhood civic centre. It’s a leap out of bed on that first Tuesday of the third week in May, come hell or high…
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Frozen Pineapple Whip

Hands up all the parents out there who’ve made the pilgrimage to Disneyworld. My hand is raised high. We first ventured down south when my son was six and again when he was eleven. Years later when …
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Asparagus Salad

Have you ever seen asparagus growing in a field? They look like little green soldiers in a row standing at attention and ready to do battle. Good thing for us that they’re fighting for our good heal…
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Chicken with Mushrooms and Thyme

This easy to make one pan chicken dish is pure comfort food. 5 cloves garlic, minced and set aside 1.75 lb (.790 g) skinless boneless chicken thighs OR chicken breasts 2 medium onions, cut in half and…
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A Letter from your Heart

Dear (insert your name here), Are you trying to kill me? I’m beating over 100,000 times every single day to keep all systems going. I don’t want to brag or anything but without me you’d be dead,…
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