summer melon salad

Summer Melon Salad

This is another throw back post to one of my favorite salads of all time. It’s just so “Summer” in every bite, and seeing as I had snow on my lawn last week, I’m desperate for a reminder. It’s just a few simple ingredients: sweet melon, salty prosciutto, mild bocconcini, fresh mint, and a squeeze…

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Truffled Steak Salad

Truffled Steak Salad

A week ago I got to take a trip back to McEwan Foods in Toronto. This store holds really great memories for me. The first time I was there, I wandered around for 45 minutes, in absolute awe of everything you could buy, and stocking up on probably a little too much. I had just…

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smoothie pops

Smoothie Pops

I love having quick and easy snacks in the freezer for the kids. Mine is always stocked with a bunch of different quick breads (banana, chocolate zucchini, and pumpkin) that I can pull out the night before as an easy breakfast before school. This weekend, the kids and I decided to make some smoothie pops for the…

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5 minute fresh salsa

5 Minute Fresh Salsa

When I went grocery shopping last week there was a pile of tomatoes still on the stem that looked incredible. They instantly made me want salsa like at the restaurant, where it’s fresh and cool, and just full of flavour. I have never had a jarred salsa that I liked, other than homemade (thanks Mom),…

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leftover turkey pocket pie

Leftover Turkey Pocket Pies

Easter is just around the corner, and it’ll be a toss up for cooking a turkey or a ham in most houses. If you’re cooking turkey though (and maybe this will be the push you needed, even if you *just* had turkey for Christmas), here is a super easy way to use up those leftovers….

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chicken fried rice

Chicken Fried Rice

This recipe is all thanks to Stephanie (so thanks Stephanie!). She pointed out on Instagram that it’s delicious and I need to have the recipe up on the blog. I, fool that am I, never thought to post it, because it’s too easy. Ummm, some days I think I live in a giant brain fart….

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