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Chipotle Hummus? Yes, Please!

I don’t have any photos which is such a blogger no-no. But I had to share this new recipe…or at least (another) new twist on an old favourite. Hummus. We all love the hummus don’t we. (That’s right, it’s not … Continue reading

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Spicy Nuts!

We eat a lot of nuts around here. A. Lot. Especially with the recent loss of meat from my diet, I am having to turn elsewhere to find sufficient sources of protein. It’s quite a feat. While grabbing a handful … Continue reading

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Dirty Organic Produce

I’m all for saving a buck. And, when fruit is in season we definitely try to stock up and if possible freeze the flavour-bursting berries, especially! When possible we buy organic but the cost truly is more significant and I … Continue reading

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No Egg. No Sugar. 5 Banana Bread. Yum.

I was out of eggs the other day but the freezer was starting to stink of banana. Plus, who doesn’t love a quick and easy bread for the kids. It’s summer and this seemed like the perfect snack. Over-ripe bananas … Continue reading

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Energy, Power, Granola Bars

Not sure what to call these but they originate in our Chick-a-dee monthly magazine. Yes, that’s right. Hard copy. In the mail. As in snail mail. It’s a gift from my wonderful aunt which originated as Chirp and as the … Continue reading

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The Granola Bar

I’ve made many a batch during my nearly 7 yrs as a Mama. Granola bars that is. Some are good, some soft and some…well…a little on the Crispy Crunch side. My goals always include: no sugar, lots of nuts, an … Continue reading

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Baba…what????

After our BBQ burger and aubergine feast the other night, we had a bunch of leftover eggplant rounds. All seasoned and ready to go, I had them sitting in the fridge wrapped and awaiting their demise… But then we had … Continue reading

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Sweet Eats

We were invited out for supper the other night. I offered to take a salad and dessert. There were ten of us. Eight average eaters and two babes. That’s a lot of mouths. My goal was Paleo friendly (or gluten … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Hummus

Yum. It was so simple. I was making hummus. Yes, again. The typical jar of originally-purchased-but-soaked-and-simmered-chickpeas (approx 500mL) including some liquid. A couple swivels of EVOO, a quarter cup of lemon juice, a couple pinches of salt, a couple tablespoons … Continue reading

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Super Simple Smoothies

Throw me a bone. It was day ten of a ten day stint alone with these crazy kids lovely, well-behaved off-spring of ours. It had gone well, they’d been good. (That is, however, relative – it was ten days and … Continue reading

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