Recipe Index

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chard with fettucini, lemon and cheese & a carrot call-out

It’s winter and the CSA I belong to loves giving me chard and kale. My favorite way to prepare it is to saute it with garlic and shallots and then toss it up with lemon and Parmesan cheese. It’s easy,…

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chana masala

Life seems busier than usual. I feel like I’m swallowed by work and while I’m not complaining one bit, it makes day to day tasks a bit more difficult. I usually do most of the grocery shopping, but as I…

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carrot rice soup

It’s November which means that it’s getting darker earlier and there’s a definite chill in the air. It’s that time for a quick and simple belly warmer and I think this soup fits the bill perfectly. It’s also a nice…

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whole grains & vegetable soup

Yesterday I woke up and my eyeballs hurt. I was also walking around like a zombie. Despite having a good night’s sleep, I just couldn’t seem to wake up, so doing things like talking to clients and working on design…

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sweet potato, corn & jalapeño bisque

Soups are one of my favorite meals. They are quick and simple to make and you can usually find something in your cupboard to throw into the pot. Variations are endless and they make for an affordable meal. My husband,…

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spicy roasted tomato & black bean soup

The pressure is on! Tomorrow is the first day of the Vancouver One of a Kind Show & Sale and there is all kinds of prep work that needs to be done. Walls are painted, shelves are installed, cards &…

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pickled sweet peppers

Well now, I didn’t expect my last post to be such a pity party. I’m sorry about that, but I’m also floored by all your wonderful comments. I guess the stress of my real life was poking it’s way into…

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stewed peppers, tomatoes & onions

There’s a lot of good writing out there in the food blog world. I’ve laughed and I’ve even cried over someone’s personal story telling. But this morning I went to my feed reader and read this post by Tea &…

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