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

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Wishing you,
Peace, love and fibre

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Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner for Two

Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner for Two

Serves – 2 (may be doubled) This easy to make sheet pan dinner only takes 10 minutes to prepare. The oven does the rest. Kick back and have a glass of wine while you wait. Minimal cleanup as well. S…
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A bowl of a main course white bean soup

Tuscan White Bean Soup GF

Makes 12 cups This hearty stick to your ribs soup is a perfect dinner for those cold rainy or snowy winter nights. It’s a comfort soup, every spoonful feels like a big hug. See Professional home eco…
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No bake Pumpkin chocolat cheesescake

No Bake Individual Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Makes 4 servings – can be doubled, tripled, quadrupled…..   Not just for your Halloween party, this fall dessert is great throughout pumpkin season. No bake, lower in fat and made in individu…
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One of my favourite easy and economical dinners, a lentil dahl

South Asian-Style Dahl

Makes 5 servings One of my favourite cuisines is South Asian. I will never purport that I am an expert, but I am a huge fan. This is not only a yumfest, it’s nutrient dense, easy to make and eco…
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