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Shifting to foods that foster better health with an anti-inflammatory diet changed how I eat.   5 Grain Porridge with Coconut, Apples & Berries, whole grains, healthy fats and natural sugars, what a way to start the day!...

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The Boreal Gunfire – Liquid Fortification

January 4, 2016 | 2 Comments

In our never-ending search for ways to warm one’s self in the long months of the Canadian winter we stumbled upon a rum (quite by accident I assure you), spiced with a blend Nordic spices...

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Turkish Chicken Skewers – Party Perfect

December 30, 2015 | 5 Comments

Turkish Chicken Skewers are one of those great make-ahead party foods that make so much sense when you’re entertaining.  Marinate your chicken overnight then cook the morning of or even two days ahead, then just reheat...

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A sweet, sensational treat in a big hurry, Chocolate Pomegranate Bark with Pistachios and Petals is a show stoppingly simple addition to your party snack offerings or, box it and give it as a gift...

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3 Great Party Dips for Easy Entertaining

December 28, 2015 | 12 Comments

If you haven’t planned for New Years Eve you’d better act fast!  This year we’re not waiting for midnight before we shift our food habits, we’re going to ring in the new year thinking lean...

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Double Duck Tourtiere – Double Delicious

December 23, 2015 | 8 Comments

Never let it be said that we don’t share some of our most decadent recipes. The Double Duck Tourtiere is one of those happy accidents that emerged from an over-abundance of duck confit and a...

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Kirsch Cherry Pound Cake is my tribute to the white cherry cakes shared in the Canadian Maritimes at Christmas.  Unlike dark, rum soaked fruitcake chalk-full of candied citrus peel and nuts in a rum soaked...

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Grandma Jones’ Deep Plum Pudding

December 11, 2015 | 3 Comments

A family favorite, Grandma Jones’ Deep Plum Pudding is a rustic, eastern block approach to the holidays. Unlike English plum puddings there’s no suet or nuts, it’s more like a cobbler, but with a crusty...

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The holiday season at our house means family movie nights. For those occasions it’s nice to have a casual, make-ahead dinner that requires little more than to pop it in the oven and wait for the...

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Heavenly Apple Rum Raisin Cake

November 30, 2015 | 6 Comments

Rich and hearty, Apple Rum Raisin Cake includes some of my favorite flavours of the season.  Apples, warm spice, sweet raisins and… rum.  Nothing says winter baking quite like a dram or two of rum. I...

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Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe- Food Gypsy

Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

November 23, 2015 | 8 Comments

This is Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe, tried and true, it never fails.  It has the perfect spread and it’s easily adjustable for how you like you cookies – from crisp to soft and...

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Whitefish in Yellow Curry

November 9, 2015 | 2 Comments

Whitefish in Yellow Curry, Thai inspired, Indian influenced, this is a curry that blends the best of two worlds.  Deep turmeric tones and the light acidic touch of lemongrass and a hint of heat, paired with...

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