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Fudge Brownies – gluten free

Makes 16 – 2×2 inch squares OR one enormous brownie for a true fudgy-style brownie lover Flashback to 1993. I was a newly divorced mother of a three-year-old and my life wasn’t all that rosy looking. I was struggling with finances, keeping up with my mortgage payments, being a mom and trying to get my […]

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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 he was in university, Scott and I went to Disneyland without him, and that’s the trip we discovered […]

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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 health. Here’s my easy to make asparagus salad recipe and here’s the link to my YouTube channel if you […]

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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 then sliced thinly 8 oz. (227 g) package cremini mushrooms 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh thyme OR 1-2 […]

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Watercress and Grapefruit Salad

This watercress salad has a terrific blend of peppery greens, sweetness from the grapefruit and some zip coming from my secret ingredient in the salad dressing: marmalade. Salad: ½ bunch watercress, to equal 4 cups chopped – see below 1 large Ruby Red grapefruit, peel removed and cut into small bite sized pieces 2 Tbsp […]

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Minestrone Soup – a quick and easy version

This is a quick and easy all-in-one meal soup. It’s packed with nutrient dense ingredients like tomatoes, carrots, onions, garlic, kale, whole grain pasta and cholesterol lowering beans. I made this on Breakfast TV one morning and the crew gobbled it up. A true testimonial – eating beans at 8:00 a.m.; it’s was either delicious […]

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Spicy Red Lentil Soup

a bowl of lentil soup

  This lentil soup is loaded with disease lowering antioxidants. Factor in the power of turmeric to help reduce your chances of developing Alzheimer’s, and you have a bowl of soup that tastes too good to be good for you. Red lentils, are small and cook faster than their cousin’s green, brown, tan and black […]

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Mini Beef Meat Pies

These savoury Mini Beef Meat Pies aka Hand Pies or Cornish Pasties are a total touchdown when you serve them at your Super Bowl Party or whenever you are watching a sporting event. Hearty and delicious they are loaded with beef and a wonderful blend of spices. Here’s the video on how to make Mini […]

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Mexican Street Corn Dip

a bolw of corn and spices as a dip

This easy to make Mexican Street Corn Dip is my spin on the classic Mexican Street Corn which is made with grilled corn on the cob that’s been slathered with a creamy dressing and spiked with spices and cheese. This dip has the same awesome flavour combinations, it’s just easier to make and serve. Mexican […]

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