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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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model behaviour: coconut oatmeal cookies

I usually try to make a treat each Wednesday and this week is no exception. And because the models are wafer-thin, tonight I was inspired to make a something model-approved. This oatmeal cookie recipe came from Dawna at Always in the Kitchen.

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just pudding! rice pudding with dried cranberries

As a child, I was never enamoured with rice pudding. In our house, it was something that my mom made rarely and when she did, she made it for my dad. It seemed like a big production to my young…

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baked oatmeal #2

I love oatmeal for breakfast. It’s comforting and virtuous and above all, tasty delicious. I try to make our weekend breakfasts a bit more special than the everyday morning eats and yesterday I decided to make baked oatmeal. I’ve made…

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my lazy sunday: lemon & garlic grilled chicken + brown rice curry salad

The weekends are typically times to relax, get stuff done and enjoy life a little more. This weekend was no exception. Every year around this time, there is a huge 30 block garage sale that I go to every year…

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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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breakfast. 7am: steel cut oatmeal

I’m not so much into rigid schedules as I pride my work-at-home schedule on it’s flexibility. This week, however, I am working away from home and I need a schedule to keep me afloat. I set my alarm for 6:30am.…

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preparation is important: cranberry walnut oatmeal

I want to be sure that I get a good start to the day in preparation for the New Year’s Eve revellery that will begin this evening. Friends have arrived from Portland, OR and Randy will be spinning the decks…

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