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White Bean and Yellow Beet Hummus – a Great Snack for Sailing

This rich and luscious golden beet hummus is extra smooth and creamy. The beets add a silkiness that is hard to achieve with beans alone, and add a very subtle, sweet earthy flavour to this beloved dip. Plus a little … Continue reading

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Maple Ginger Cashew Cream – a Versatile Topping or Dip

Try a dollop of smooth, creamy Maple Ginger Cashew Cream on a piece of pumpkin pie,  slather it on pancakes or waffles, or use it as a sweet and luscious dip for cookies or fruit. You know those food matches … Continue reading

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Wowee! Watermelon Salsa

A refreshing twist on a summer classic. Serve this sweet and spicy watermelon salsa in a simple carved watermelon bowl to really wow your guests! Don’t you love it when old (not in age or spirit – just in the … Continue reading

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Off to Europe! and our Favourite Simple Way to Eat Strawberries

  I am so excited – we’re heading off on a European adventure! Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, and Switzerland. How lucky are we? We’re leaving this weekend and gone for four weeks, renting a car and seeing where the adventure … Continue reading

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Minted Green Pea Hummus, Tartines, and Pasta

The Canadian Food Experience Project (May, 2014) Minted green pea hummus is a delicious and time saving recipe as this one recipe can be served three ways: as a dip, as a spread for tartines and as a pasta sauce … Continue reading

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A Taste of Sun and Some Flaming Guacamole

Warm sun. Palm trees swaying in tropical breezes. Turquoise waves rolling up on caramel-coloured sand. That’s what I left. Biting chill in the air. Leafless brown trees braving strong winds. Solidly frozen Jack-o-lanterns leering at me from the front steps. … Continue reading

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