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a side dish miracle: cheesy broccoli millet

My email inbox today was blasted by at least a dozen eye-hurting emails announcing various sales for black Friday. Years ago when I worked at a record store, we’d say thanks to the shoppers, shopping bags in hand, by wishing them a…

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weekend breakfast: hash & eggs

Over the weekend, instead of worrying about all the work that I have coming up, I decided to chill out a bit. It’s hard because I’m not the most laid back human. I’m always fussing, worrying and multi-tasking while wondering…

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in your corner: chard & nappa cabbage sesame coconut slaw

In a world where inspiration can come from everywhere, sometimes it seems like advice is a dime a dozen. Pick a font, slap up a poster and your motto is gold, at least for the time being. While I love…

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refreshingly light leftovers: ginger 3-flavour turkey salad

Years ago when I was first introduced to Thai food, I remember seeing a menu item listed as “three-flavour sauce”. At the time I was vegetarian and the dish with that name involved fish, so I didn’t see the need…

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a happy combo: golden squash coconut-chocolate chip loaf

Chocolate, coconut and my taste buds are a winning trifecta. My taste buds don’t lie. In the past I’ve made ice cream, granola, chewy squares, almond joy copycats, banana bread, and my favourite macaroon squares. And now I can add…

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a bright spot: autumn chickpea & greens stew

September, you are gorgeous and I wish I could be outside right now to enjoy it all. However, despite the filtered sunshine and the turning leaves, I’ve become a whiny little jerk lately. All because earlier this week I woke…

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how to eat your vegetables: late summer stewed vegetables

Can I tell you something? It’s stupid and I know it, but sometimes I’m afraid of my vegetable drawer. Well, what’s in it to be exact. Being a member of a farm share is beyond wonderful, but it can be…

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morning crunch: pumpkin walnut granola

I love autumn, but truthfully, I’m not ready for it. Luckily, the Vancouver weather is on my side because we’re having a lovely extended summer – no rain for the foreseeable future and lots of sunshine and warm temperatures. The…

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