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salad days: warm or cold farro salad with asian vinaigrette

I’ve played around with farro before – throwing it into a root vegetable soup and a couple salads, but because my everyday market didn’t carry it, I only used it occasionally  But last year I moved out of Chinatown where farro was…

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epic prep: bún vermicelli bowl with tofu

A couple weeks ago, we found ourself in our old neighbourhood and decided to visit the Union, a restaurant that I’ve visited a few times with friends, but never with my husband. We ordered drinks and I ordered their bún…

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sunday baking: nutty cocoa granola with sour cherries & coconut ribbons

I know, I know, another granola recipe. There are a lot of granola recipes on this site already, and this newest addition makes TEN. Yup, 10 granola recipes to choose from – not bad really. If you eat granola for…

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hello sweetie: oatmeal coconut raspberry bars

The fact that there are 4 tiny jammy squares sitting in my fridge means that I have serious restraint. I made these bars last week on a whim. I was feeling elated that my cards were featured in Uppercase Magazine…

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with ease: baked oatmeal with blueberries,coconut & dried apricots

The spring weather that is visiting Vancouver sure is intoxicating. Cherry, magnolia and forsythia are just a few of the flowering trees that are in full bloom right now making a canopy of gorgeous blooms that seem to trail you…

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protein bump: ginger tahini granola

I made this granola the day after I made my first batch of homemade yogurt. It seemed like the perfect pairing. Though I have to say this tahini ginger batch resulted from a pantry error. Originally the plan was to…

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getting through: unstuffed cabbage roll stew with sauerkraut

For the past 3 years, I’ve been a bit down in the dumps from January through til March. The realization of this pattern only hit me this week. For the last few days I totally felt incapacitated – everything became…

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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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