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sicko: pretty in pink smoothie

There was a time when I got sick constantly. It probably didn’t help matters that I lived with a roommate who had a disease that left her immune system weak and was always having colds & sniffles or that we…

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suggestive breakfast: no fail granola

Granola is my go-to breakfast. It’s simple and unassuming yet it lends itself to numerous variations. Making it from scratch is always preferable over the store bought kind, which is usually expensive and full of sugar and other bad things.…

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banana fana fo fana: willie nelson’s famous banana bread AKA ubc cake

Cornelius loves bananas. I hate ‘em and I welcome their untimely demise. There is only one instance where I welcome their sickly sweet and slimy texture…it’s a version of banana bread that won me over at our local bakery, called…

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my lunch is better than your lunch: roasted veggie vegan burritos

I just made the best lunch ever. There is no photographic evidence of lunch since my camera batteries died. You’ll just have to take my word for it. This recipe should make quite a few burritos and I’ve got lots…

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pee poop: easy green pea soup

Cornelius isn’t a soup-lover. Matzo ball, yes. Asian soups, yes. Most other soups, a definite no. My New Year’s resolution this year is to make more soups and let the husband fend for himself. I used to make soups constantly,…

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miso hungry: miso soup

After coming home from the gym in the pouring rain, I needed something warm and an equivalent to what Nigella Lawson would call “temple food”. I looked into the fridge and pulled out a block of tofu, some green onions…

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let’s have a pumpkin carving party: peel ‘em & eat ‘em prawns + roasted pumpkin seeds

Since my pumpkin cupcakes were not scary in the least, I decided that I had to have some creep-out factor to my pumpkin carving party (our library dvd copy of jeepers creepers didn’t do the trick after all). A couple…

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curious orange: butternut squash & apple soup

This soup is still simmering away on the stove, so I have no idea how exactly it will taste, but if I can go by smell alone, “Damn! This is fine soup!”

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