Author Archives: Margaret

My Best Meatloaf Recipe (and a few tricks to help you make it!)

Rich, moist, succulent. Savoury, flavourful, comforting, and it slices beautifully – this seriously is the best meatloaf recipe.  You’ll achieve some awesome bargaining power with your family if you make this tasty meatloaf on a regular basis. (Skip to recipe.) … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: No-Bake Oreo-Snickers Ganache Tarts

Decadent little chocolate ganache tarts that will knock your chocolate-lovin’ socks off. So easy to make – a great kids cooking project! They combine the chocolate richness of Oreo cookies with the peanut crunchiness of a Snickers bar and add … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink Pasta – Fettuccine with Beet, Smoked Salmon, and Feta

This fantastic pink pasta dish is a wonderful special occasion treat. Serve it to your Valentine or try it as an elegant first course for a dinner party. Or you could just make it on a Tuesday to cheer yourself … Continue reading

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Spicy Mediterranean Chicken Pizza

Transport yourself to the sunny shores of the Mediterranean with the flavours of this savoury, spicy chicken pizza. Get your tongue dancing with zesty chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, tangy marinated artichokes, and creamy cheese. It’s pizza day any day! (Skip to … Continue reading

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Honey Cinnamon Remedy for the Common Cold

Just two ingredients from your cupboard make this simple but effective remedy for the common cold. A few spoonfuls of Honey Cinnamon Cough Syrup will soothe that sore throat and get you feeling better faster. (Skip to recipe) The snow … Continue reading

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Cottage Buns (Have Nothing to do with my Writer’s Block)

Lovely, seedy, and loaded with protein and whole grain goodness, these gluten free cottage buns are delicious split and toasted, or buttered and served with soups and stews. They make great sandwiches or burger buns, too. (Skip to recipe) I’ve … Continue reading

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Hearty Sausage, Kale, and Bean Soup – Quick to Make and Packed with Flavour

This hearty bean soup is chock full of flavour, fiber, and good-for-ya stuff. A healthy amount of kale provides loads of nutrients and the sausage adds smoky robust flavour. In less than half an hour you can be spooning into … Continue reading

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Super Green Juice Recipe – and You Don’t Need a Juicer to Make it!

Here’s a super green juice recipe to whip up – just what you need to reset your system after a whole lotta overindulging – you don’t even need a juicer! Give your digestive system a rest and sip on this … Continue reading

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Japanese Style Wasabi Tuna Boats – a Light, Fresh Appetizer for a Fresh New Year

Looking for a lighter nibble for your New Year’s gatherings? These simple Wasabi Tuna Boats fit the bill. If you’re a sucker for sushi, you’ll devour the light clean flavours of cucumbers, tuna, and seaweed, plus that fog-clearing jolt of … Continue reading

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Lemon Cardamom Kransekake Cookies

These crisp chewy little cookies will be sure to delight on your cookie platter this holiday season. Marrying the fresh tang of lemon, the floral whiff of cardamom, and the sweetness of almonds, Scandinavian kransekake cookies are a unique and … Continue reading

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