Author Archives: Margaret

Cooking with Kids: Sweet Potato Nachos

Load up a plateful of spiced Sweet Potato Nachos with all your favourite toppings for a healthy version of that popular southwest treat. Cooking With Meredith Oozing melted cheese, dollops of zesty salsa, olives, bacon, diced avocados, chicken – who … Continue reading

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Chocolate Banana Loaf | Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free

This rich-tasting, moist, light, chocolate banana loaf hits all the right notes to complement your afternoon tea or a cold glass of milk. (You’d never know it’s made with no gluten, dairy, or eggs!) Everyone needs a basic chocolate banana … Continue reading

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Deluxe Crustless Pizza-ghetti Pie

A bowl of spaghetti, a crustless pizza, and a savoury quiche, all in one hearty dish! We are a pasta lovin’ family. No matter when I asked our kids what they wanted for dinner when they were growing up, the … Continue reading

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Cooking With Kids: Homemade Gluten Free Playdough

Colourful, homemade, no-cook, gluten free playdough is a fun project to make with kids! Get the recipe here. Cooking with Amelia and Lincoln Making playdough with kids is almost as much fun as playing with it. Meet my two partners-in-crime … Continue reading

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Coffee Braised Short Ribs (Bison or Beef)

Meaty braised short ribs slowly simmered in a rich coffee broth become meltingly tender and rich with complex flavours. There are still the last drifts of crusty snow remaining in our yard to remind us that winter is not that … Continue reading

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