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Magic Mango Smoothie

Whiz up a batch of delicious mango smoothie loaded with health-promoting fruits, natural-electrolyte coconut water, and healing turmeric. It’s just the thing after a bout of strenuous exercise or to sip on instead of breakfast on a busy day. I … 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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Bacon Bundles – Delectable Little Fruit and Bacon Appetizers

The easiest little bacon appetizers around – tangy fruit wrapped in salty bacon and roasted till chewy and crispy.  You’ll go crazy for these! Don’t you just love when you find out about a new dish that’s mouthwateringly, deliciously addictive, … Continue reading

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The Great Baked Apple Experiment (and Two Delicious Fillings)

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than to play around with a private taste testing of one of my favourite comfort foods – a simple, homey, dessert that evokes a bygone era – the baked apple? It was … Continue reading

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A Canadian Christmas: Gumdrop Fruitcake, an Old Prairie Recipe (Gluten-free version, too)

Gumdrop Fruitcake – a classic Canadian prairie recipe that will turn even the most unwilling into a fruitcake lover. A light caramelized batter studded with chewy gumdrops and sweet fruits. It’s a Christmas jewel. The Canadian Food Experience Project (December, … Continue reading

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