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rainbow chard & lady peas

Last week it was all “heat wave” and “sunshine” and now it’s back to grey skies and threats of rain. Whatever, I’m going with the flow. I’ve got my head in the clouds anyway. Cornelius and I are planning a…

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salad days: southwest bean & pasta salad

One of the qualities that my husband admires in me is my resourcefulness. He thinks I have the ability to turn what seems like nothing into something wonderful. I hate being wasteful and I’m thrifty by nature, so being resourceful…

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the magical fruit: pineapple baked beans

When I was a kid I loved eating baked beans from a can. They had to be the kind that contained maple syrup and I’d definitely pick over that 1 gigantic fatty piece of bacon that seemed to mutate from…

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recovery: black bean soup with ham

Dealing with a small electrial fire, electrians, and finding a new place to live really caught me off guard and into the waiting arms of a big bad sickness. I hate being sick and having this flu was the absolute…

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next stop, sandwich city: tofu salad sandwich

I’ve never eaten an egg salad sandwich. It was the smell that always got to me and I just wasn’t brave enough to try it. Maybe one day I’ll give it a go, but not today. When I used to…

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photographic evidence: mexican black bean & tortilla salad

I’m always a little bummed out when I don’t have a photo post for every yummy recipe I make. And because there is no photo in sight for this post, please do not make the mistake that the recipe below…

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expiration date: red beans and rice

arlier this week, I made for dinner some good ol’ rice and beans. Please excuse the photo as I was only able to snap one blurry shot before my camera battery died. But don’t judge this recipe by one shoddy picture because this meal is so easy to put together and it’s full of flavour and spice.

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time to play catch-up: pasta e fagioli

In spite of yesterday’s rain, today is all sunshine and lollipops. And with that bit of good news, I’m heading off on my bike to explore the city and get a few errands done. But I’ll leave you with a…

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