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Mango Breakfast Parfait with Cherry-Banana Soft Serve

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June must be just around the corner because the rain is finally subsiding to make room for the glorious sun! It’s going to be a scorcher today- about 31C with humidex of about 43C. I say, bring it on. :) It’s been a long time comin’. Anticipating the heat & humidity, I headed out for […]

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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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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 […]

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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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Quick and Easy Kid-Friendly Snack & Meal Ideas

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‘”Mommy, guess who is very busy right now?” “Who?” “Auntie Angie is very busy right now.” “Oh really?” “Yes. She’s busy baking us all kinds of treats! heheh” Clearly, my nephew Ethan has been reading my blog! He said that to Kristi as they were flying to Ontario this weekend. And he was right; it […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Dip

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For those of you who don’t already know, The Great Fundraising Act organized by Janetha raised a whopping $26,432 for Susan!!! [source] I’ve said it before, but this community is truly amazing in every way possible!! [source] Susan writes, “I was running on a high all day yesterday watching the bids come through and keeping […]

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Quick & Dirty 5-Ingredient Vegan Cheeze Sauce & Recipe Challenge

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One of the things that has surprised me the most with vegan cuisine is how I’m able to create similar flavours and textures that I used to enjoy while eating animal products. The goal, for me, is not to aim for the vegan dish to taste exactly the same, but to try to bring out […]

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High Protein Tortilla Pizzas

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Tell me, what screams Happy Friday more than pizza? What about… 15 Minute Pizza Healthy Pizza High Protein Pizza Even-your-dog-could-make-it Pizza Spilling boiling water on your finger as you pour your morning tea (I screamed all right but it wasn’t Happy Friday…)   *ices finger* This is another Quick & Dirty recipe that I just […]

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On The Glow Basic Oatmeal Squares

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There are fancy squares and then there are not-so-fancy squares. These are the not-so-fancy squares. In fact, they are downright boring, but the beauty is you can dress them up anyway you like. Just like a basic bowl of oatmeal, these squares can be changed up on a whim. My goal was to make a […]

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Mini Peanut Butter Cups in a Jar

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Last week on Twitter, I asked you guys if you’d rather see a main course or dessert recipe for the upcoming Easter holiday. Of course, many of you vegan goblins said you wanted BOTH! I like the way you think. Actually, the majority vote was for the main course recipe, easily by a 80/20 split. […]

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