Author Archives: Margaret

We’re Having a Heat Wave – I Need Me Some Creamy Coconut Mango Ice Cream

Beat the heat with a creamy, dairy free, Coconut Mango Ice Cream or Popsicles – no need to pull out the ice cream maker! It is HOT outside. We’ve had many days in a row now with temperatures over 30° … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas

Beat the summer heat with frozen chocolate covered bananas on a stick, rolled in crunchy coatings. A great project to make with kids. Cooking with Meredith Be a kid a gain? Oh, yes. The living is easy when your only … Continue reading

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Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Spruce Tips and Orange Glaze

A moist and juicy pork tenderloin becomes sublime when stuffed with fresh spruce tips, raisins, and zesty orange, then glazed with the flavourful roasting liquid. I waited and waited for the spruce trees to start forming their soft new growing … Continue reading

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Lobster Salad with Charred Corn and Tomatoes

An elegant summer splurge – lobster salad with smoky charred corn and juicy tomatoes. What do you do when you come home from a fancy dinner with two dripping boiled lobsters in a plastic bag? You thank your lucky stars … Continue reading

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Sorrel Soup (Sauerampfer Suppe) Makes me Smile

Clean, simple ingredients showcase the sprightliness of a classic sorrel soup. When we were children growing up in British Columbia, we gathered wild sorrel growing in the ditches along our country road. Nibbling the mouth-puckeringly sour leaves was a pleasure … Continue reading

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