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Nothing could be easier, or simpler, than a little Sweet Potato Fork Mash with Brown Butter.   Ready in less less than fifteen minutes, it’s a simple side dish for a complicated life. Butter is...

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Wilted Baby Kale - Food Gypsy

Wilted Baby Kale – Simple Sides

December 13, 2013 | 1 Comments

Weeknight dinners call for fast, easy cooking.  Packed with vitamins B6, A and C, plus potassium,  iron, magnesium and calcium, kale is one of nature’s super foods, Wilted Baby Kale is barely cooked, leaving all that nutrition intact. Most of...

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Pineapple Salsa - Food Gypsy

Fresh & Fast, Pineapple Salsa

September 30, 2013 | 3 Comments

Our local grocer’s shelves are positively loaded with pineapple, that combined with a craving for flavours of the Yucatan and next thing I know, I’m chopping pineapple for a tangy, tasty Pineapple Salsa. Fresh fruit...

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Vegetarian Fricco Omelette - Food Gypsy

The Fricco Omelette, A Perfect Brunch

August 30, 2013 | 2 Comments

From my days of slingin’ swanky hash at a four and a half star bed & breakfast; the Fricco Omelette was created in the middle of a frenzied service when I burnt the Tofu Scramble...

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Lime Cilantro Grilled Corn - Food Gypsy

Grilling 101 – How to Grill Corn

August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fresh corn is only here for a short time, so get it while it’s hot then toss it on the grill for a late summer treat.   If you’ve never dabbled in cobs over the...

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Herb Mustard by Maille & Pacific Snapper - Food Gypsy

Snapper with Herb Mustard Sauce & Summer Veg

August 19, 2013 | 4 Comments

Green mustard, fresh and colourful and perfect with fish.  Why does lemon get all the fish action when you have Maille’s Fines Herbes Mustard just waiting for you on your grocer’s shelves?! Mustard gets a...

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Yes.  I said beer and wings in the same sentence, I mean what goes better with beer than wings?  And what could be better on a summer’s eve with Beer Soaked Asian Buffalo Wings than...

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Muhammara Red Pepper Dip - Food Gypsy

Heart Healthy Muhammara Red Pepper Dip

July 8, 2013 | 5 Comments

A Middle Eastern pesto, Muhummara combines roasted red peppers with toasted walnuts, a splash of lemon juice, garlic, onions and the sweetness of pomegranate molasses for a dip that is loaded with heart healthy fats,...

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Za’atar is to Middle Eastern cooking what Herbs du Provenance is to Southern French cooking.   A spice blend so versatile and so pungent, it’s used on meats, vegetables, in rice dishes and (my favourite) Za’atar...

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Curry Roasted Cauliflower - Food Gypsy

Curry Roasted Cauliflower

May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Simple sides make weekday meals so much easier.  This is one of our favourites  just toss with olive oil, garlic and curry powder, and bang it in the oven and 20 minutes later; Curry Roasted Cauliflower....

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Lentil Curry, two ways - Food Gypsy

Lentil Curry – Two Ways

May 6, 2013 | 3 Comments

Lentils are a solid source of clean, plant based protein.  This curry you can eat hot, as a stew or cold, blended as a zippy dip.  This recipe is simple, fast, low fat and entirely plant based. We’re...

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Grilled Caesar Salad - Food Gypsy

Grilled Caesar Salad

April 29, 2013 | 2 Comments

The skies are blue and the snow is gone, it’s time to start up the grill and get cookin’!  Let’s start the season off right with a household favorite, a Grilled Caesar Salad. A little twist on...

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