Monthly Archives: January 2013

Tomato Sauce – Astonishingly Simple and Absolutely Sumptuous

I was wondering what all the hype was about. Every time I clicked, I came across another blog that raved about the wonders of this seemingly simple tomato sauce. Like Molly’s and Julie’s and Food 52‘s. All sources point to … Continue reading

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Quinoa Crunch Salad

It’s January and I’m craving salads – big green leafy salads and hearty crunchy grainy salads. The thermometer goes up and down, driving us crazy. One day it’s dripping off the eaves, and we can go out with our coat … Continue reading

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How to Cook Quinoa

Quinoa is a new-old superfood. New – because it’s only become known in North America in the last few decades, and old – because it’s been grown and used in South America for thousands of years. It is the food … Continue reading

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A Warm and Cozy Breakfast – Baked Oatmeal

    When the icy winds of winter blow – as they are right now here in Alberta – you need a breakfast that sticks to your ribs . . . oatmeal. Hearty, filling and tasty. (Not to mention full … Continue reading

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Luscious Lemon, Almond Flour and Olive Oil Cake

  Happy New Year! We keep the tree and decorations up until at least January 7th, but then it is time . . . Slowly, doing a little bit every day, I put away all the treasured symbols of Christmas … Continue reading

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