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portland, here we come: easy vegetable salad

My stomach is in a flurry of nervous excitement. I always get that way when I’m about to take flight, so to speak. This holiday long weekend I’m heading to my most favorite city ever, Portland, OR with a pitstop…

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cabbage, spinach and tofu on noodles with peanut sauce plus butter tart squares

2 great recipes in this post: A vegan peanut noodle dish and a non-vegan decadent butter tart square.

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don’t be a hater: junkfood salad

Homer Simpson declared “You don’t win friends with salad!” during an episode of the Simpsons but I think I could prove him wrong with today’s lunch salad. Sometimes in the clutch of desperation, you grab wildly and blindly and hope…

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is it spring yet? white bean & kale soup

The weather is playing tricks on me. One moment the sun is shining brightly fooling me into spring and the next it’s dark and rainy. I just don’t get it! The cherry blossoms and daffodils are out despite a crazy…

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tired of take-out: roasted vegetables & chickpeas over couscous

I’m once again working away from my home office during the day and catching up on freelance work at night. I don’t have much time for cooking or blogging and everything seems like a bit of an effort. Don’t even…

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soup conversion: cauliflower – cheese soup

I’ve already mentioned a few times that Cornelius just isn’t a fan of soup. As a bonefide soup aficionado, I find his dislike to be nothing more than just plain ignorance. True! I make soups at least once a week…

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get your veg on: roast vegetable pasta bake

It was so sunny and bright and warm this afternoon that I spent a lot of time wandering my neighbourhood. It was a welcome relief from being chained to the computer working on client projects. The sun was strong and…

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pee poop: easy green pea soup

Cornelius isn’t a soup-lover. Matzo ball, yes. Asian soups, yes. Most other soups, a definite no. My New Year’s resolution this year is to make more soups and let the husband fend for himself. I used to make soups constantly,…

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