Author Archives: Margaret

Cooking With Kids: Jellied Easter Surprise Eggs

Kids love peeling these eggs to find the colourful jellied insides – a surprise for Easter! Cooking with Meredith What fun to crack an egg and peel away the shell to reveal a glistening treasure of wobbly jellied stripes in … Continue reading

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Apricot Orange Energy Balls (also known as Little Dinosaur Eggs)

Little balls of dried apricots and coconut rolled in crunchy chia seeds for a quick energy pick-me-up. Yes, it’s only the third day of Spring and we’ve had as big a snowstorm as any we’ve had all winter. Last night, … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Irish Soda Bread and a Visit to Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

A gluten free version of traditional Irish Soda Bread to help celebrate the luck o’ the Irish on St. Paddy’s Day (or any other day).When it comes to that cheerful and and somewhat magical celebration on March 17th, I think … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Fish ‘n Chip Sticks with Easy Tartar Sauce

Crispy potato-chip-coated fish sticks are easy for kids to make, especially good with a simple, 4-ingredient tartar sauce for dipping. Most kids love fish sticks – or if they don’t love them, will at least tolerate them. Mild white fish … Continue reading

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Sweet ‘n Spicy Moose Wings – Because Why Should Buffalo get all the Glory?

Spicy chicken wings in a bold Sriracha sauce with sweet apricot jam and zippy mustard. We’ve had a curious, marauding moose visit our yard several times this winter. He likes to wander around and nibble on whatever tender branch tips … Continue reading

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