RECIPES

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It’s A Burrata Kind of Night

It’s A Burrata Kind of Night

I'll admit I haven't quite been able to let go of summer yet. We still have the BBQ going and when we are grilling I like to have a big, beautiful salad on the side. One of my favourites, is mixed baby greens topped with prosciutto, blackberries, marcona almonds and a...

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Simple Succotash

Simple Succotash

A perfect way to enjoy that sweet summer corn, or use frozen corn if fresh is unavailable. Succotash is a dish that was introduced to struggling early colonial settlers back in the 1700's by indigeous Americans. Composed mainly of corn, beans and assorted vegetables...

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A Healthier Granola Bar

A Healthier Granola Bar

These granola bars are easy to make and kid approved! A Healthier Granola Bar Looking for a healthier granola bar than the store bought version? These bars are simple to make and only have 6 ingredients. 2.5 cups rolled oats1/4 cup hemp seed1/2 cup raw honey1/4 cup...

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Low Carb Breakfast Bowl

Low Carb Breakfast Bowl

Start your day off right with a nutritious , low carb breakfast bowl. Skip the potatoes and sub in cauliflower rice! Sauteed with scrambled eggs and topped with crispy bacon, chopped spinach and 2 types of cheese, trust me you won't miss the potatoes!   Here's...

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Balsamic Chicken with Olive and Caper Dressing

Balsamic Chicken with Olive and Caper Dressing

My take on this popular recipe using ingredients you probably already have one hand. I use boneless skinless chicken thighs but you could certainly sub in chicken breasts or bone-in chicken pieces. Balsamic Chicken with Olive and Caper dressing This vibrant dish is so...

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Hearty Chicken and Navy Bean Soup

Hearty Chicken and Navy Bean Soup

A change from the usual chicken noodle, this soup has it all; bone broth, chunks of chicken, navy beans, bacon and swiss chard. Perfect dinner for a chilly night and even better the next day! Hearty Chicken and Navy Bean Soup Protein packed and so good for you! 5...

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Creamy Tuscan Bean and Veggie Soup

Creamy Tuscan Bean and Veggie Soup

My vegetarian take on Tuscan soup. I've replaced the white potatoes and sausage with sweet potatoes, diced cremini mushrooms, hearty butter beans and veggie crumble. Finished with a little cream and crumbled parmesan cheese, this soup is packed with nutrients, hearty...

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Healthier Bibimbap

Healthier Bibimbap

Bibimbap is a Korean dish of rice mixed with meat and vegetables, often served with a fried egg and kimchi. In my recipe, I'm substituting protein rich quinoa for the rice and veggie ground round for the meat. The addition of wild mushrooms adds an earthy taste while...

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Buttery Savoy Cabbage and Kohlrabi

Buttery Savoy Cabbage and Kohlrabi

A delicious and simple to prepare side dish that goes well with roast chicken or beef. Savoy cabbage is packed with nutrients and supports gut health. Kohlrabi adds a delicately crisp texture to the dish. Savoy Cabbage & Kohlrabi 1 head savoy cabbage cored and...

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Saffron Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

Saffron Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

Cauliflower rice is a staple in my house. I sometimes make my own with a hand grater - (I have yet to own a food processor!), but now that it's readily available in grocery stores, I always keep a bag or two in my freezer. This pilaf recipe is light and delicious and...

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Low Carb Beef “Barley” Soup

Low Carb Beef “Barley” Soup

Skipping the barley and adding cauliflower rice at the end of the cooking time adds texture to this delicious soup without the added carbs. Low Carb Beef "Barley" Soup This recipe also works really well with leftover roast beef, just skip ahead to step 4. 2...

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