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Husband’s Healing Stew

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Thank you for your comments in yesterday’s post! It really cheered me up when I read them this morning after another rough night of little sleep. Lately, my eats have looked like this…   Blah. Those two pictures look about as exciting as I feel right now. I think Eric got sick of watching me […]

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Lightened Up Protein Power Goddess Bowl

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This week, the first sign of flowers and leaves put me into full Spring mode. My meals have been fresher than ever and I’m feeling on fire energy wise. It’s about time! The hot yoga sessions are also helping tremendously. (Thank you, by the way, for your great comments yesterday.) I’ve been to 4 hot […]

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Sour Cream and Onion Kale Chips

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Happy Saturday :) We are having a beautiful start to the long weekend! Eric and I were up bright and early to hit the Farmer’s Market for the first time this year. Despite only being in the second week, they had a great selection of vendors! What a great morning for a market! I brought […]

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Asparagus and Potato Salad

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Oh, long weekend, we will miss you dearly! It rained yesterday on and off but we still managed to get some work done outside. Eric finished installing the railing posts and he started the fascia boards along the edge. It gives a lovely polished effect! Meanwhile, I tended to the garden beds while the worms […]

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Mom’s Request: Mushroom Barley ‘Risotto’

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Monday was my mom’s last day here so I treated her to a manicure for Mother’s Day and also made her a special meal by request. In return, she organized the back hall closet and laundry room for me. I think she is trying to shape me into a civilized home owner. ;) It was […]

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High Protein Quinoa Almond Berry Salad

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This weekend, we went on our first summery hike of the year. The weather was warm and the sun was shining. It was our first hike of the year that we didn’t think we were going to: 1) freeze to death, or 2) sink 3 feet deep in the mud. I didn’t even need a […]

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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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Cheezy Hummus

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I was out running by 6:30am this morning trying to beat this crazy heat wave we’re experiencing here in Southern Ontario. It was a cool and crisp 15 Celsius…the perfect morning for a 4.5 mile run! I was glad to get out there early because the temperature quickly rose to 30 C by noon. I […]

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Stuffed Mushroom Phyllo Roll & Mango Kale Salad

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Don’t we all want a fancy smancy meal that doesn’t require hours in the kitchen? I know I do. Meet Phyllo dough. It’s here to bring back the fancy in your life! Cuz we need it. And I don’t mean Circa 1982 pink carpet fancy either… Any takers? lol. Phyllo (also spelled fillo or filo) […]

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Ultra Creamy Red Pepper Hummus & How To Roast Peppers

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Lately, I’ve been doing everything in my power to use up my garden vegetables. Over the past week I’ve been enjoying Roasted Tomato Basil Pesto, Long Weekend Grilled Salad, Kale Chips, cucumbers and hummus, Weekend Glow Kale Salad, and Chocolate Chip Cookies. To balance out the vegetables of course. This end of season bounty reminds […]

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