Long Weekend Recipe Round-Up

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I don’t know about you, but I equate long weekends with a time to celebrate awesome food and drink with friends! The weather is sunny and HOT, so we hope to be outside as much as we can and also keep our meals fresh and light. Here are some recipes that I recommend for Canada […]

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Red for Canada Day

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Shortly after dinner last night, I enjoyed a small bowl of some new So Delicious frozen dessert that we picked up at the grocery store. I don’t usually buy frozen dessert unless I need it for a special dessert for a group (otherwise I just make Banana Soft Serve!). Normally, I buy Coconut Bliss frozen […]

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Our Panera’s Gluten Free Dream Day: Apple Crunch Muffin

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The idea for Panera’s Gluten-Free Dream Day came to Marly after she was dining at Panera Bread and was quite shocked to discover that their menu did not offer a single gluten-free option. Marly thought it would be fun to get a group of bloggers together to create gluten-free recipes (and vegan if desired) that […]

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Blame It On The Rain

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There’ s no better way to start a summer day… Man oh man was this morning’s Green Monster good! Guess where this kale came from?   Just my veggie garden, that’s all. No big deal. ;) I’ve clearly advanced from a Black Thumb to a Brown Thumb. Milli Vanilli Green Monster Ingredients: ~ 1 cup […]

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Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

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Canada Day is quickly approaching this Friday and I’ve been busy planning a few recipes for our BBQ get together. I love holidays because they challenge me to put on my culinary thinking cap and create festive recipes that highlight what we love about the holiday. For Canada Day, it’s all about the red and […]

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Getting Fresh In Toronto

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Our weather was dreary and rainy on Friday and Saturday, but Sunday was a beautiful summer day! Eric was returning from a weekend in Montreal for his brother’s stag, so I picked him up when his train got in. He looked a little rough around the edges (think Hangover movie) and told me he was […]

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Thrive Juice Bar

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Once in a while, I come across a restaurant so vibrant and delicious, I want to stake out real estate next door and move within arm’s mouth’s reach. Once in a while, I come across a business owner who has such a passion for what they do, I can’t help but feel inspired myself. [source] […]

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Almond Butter Rice Crisp Treats

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Growing up, I used to be a professional Rice Crispy Treat baker. I’d dump butter in a pot, add a bag of marshmallows, rice crisp, and vanilla. Spread into a pan. Stuff in face. Totally gourmet. Sticky, sweet, crunchy…and easy enough for a child to make. I still remember sticking the gooey cereal covered spoon […]

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Blueberry Vanilla Bean Pancakes with Blueberry Glaze

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Our weekday mornings usually go a little something like this. We awake to alarm clock #1. It’s Sketchie and he’s impatient. He’s been awake prowling the house since who knows when. I look at the clock and it’s 5:43am. Meeeeeeeoooooowwwwwwww! Meowwwww. Feed meeeee-ow. Wake up. Meow. Meow. Meow. Meowwwwwww. ‘Sketchie!!!’ Meow…. Somehow I manage to […]

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Chilled Strawberry Almond Butter Soup

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I wait all year long for local strawberries to make their brief appearance and when I finally see them at the market and in the grocery stores I tend to go a bit crazy. I hoard them. I freeze them. I go to Strawberry festivals. I make Strawberry Banana Soft Serve. I make Strawberry Shortcake […]

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