Category Archives: Recipes

Luscious Lemon Zucchini Loaf

The weather is getting colder and chances are you’ve already pulled your big, spiky zucchini plants out of the garden. Even though we won’t be picking any more zucchini for another 8 months, if you’ve got it shredded in the … Continue reading

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Low Calorie Cheesecake in a Cup

Everybody loves cheesecake and while there’s nothing wrong with pouring the traditional mixture of eggs, cream cheese, sugar and cream into a pan and setting it to bake until it solidifies into a golden, sumptuous conglomeration of deliciousness, wouldn’t it … Continue reading

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Hungry Moon Tagine

March is a time of re-birth, renewal and new beginnings…unfortunately those new beginnings aren’t yet yielding fruit in our gardens, which means that root vegetables (that winter staple) are on the menu for a little while longer. Re-invent root veg … Continue reading

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Tropical Crepes

“Mommy? I want those pancakes, you know, the flat ones that you roll up?” “You mean crêpes?” “Yeah the roll up ones.” And this is how the conversation goes on Saturday mornings these days. My near-seven-year-old requests her favourite version … Continue reading

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Pastry Strips with Pumpkin Dip

Fall is all about Pumpkins and why not? Why not pumpkin up your latte, loaf or scone? Pumpkin is a very versatile food and goes well in everything from pies to pizza (I may be exaggerating a little bit about … Continue reading

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Lovely Leek Pizza

Leeks are the onion’s conservative and highly underrated cousin. They look like giant green onions and despite their merger marketability on this side of the pond, leeks have been widely cultivated in Europe for centuries where everyday staples like cock-a-leekie-soup … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet, Carrot and Chicken

It’s been a great year for beets! It seems every person you speak to has beets on offer and who am I to refuse their earthy offerings? While beets may seems a little intimidating to those who aren’t sure what … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Even Satisfies Picky Six-year-olds

Sweet potatoes have this dangerous tendency to be boring. I think it’s the word ‘potato’ that does it. Potatoes can be bland, lazy and usually fill the roll of flavourless sidekick, relying on the addition of sauces and gravies for … Continue reading

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Shrubs are bringing it back- old school

200 years ago, it wasn’t really the thing to stroll on down to the corner store and enjoy a nice cold soda, but then, as well as now, when the mercury boils over, it’s nice to enjoy a refreshing drink … Continue reading

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Too much Zucchini? Not possible.

Zucchini abounds this time of year and I couldn’t be happier…especially because I didn’t plant any. That isn’t a problem because (lucky me!), I have friends who are willing to share. The wonderful thing about zucchini is that it is … Continue reading

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