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Maple Walnut Energy Balls

No-bake Maple Walnut Energy Balls – sweet nutty little bites with the perfect blend of luscious maple syrup and rich, toasted walnuts. Are they a dessert, an addictive snack, or a nutritious energy boost?  (Answer: They’re all three!) I’m a … 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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It’s Pumpkin Pie Time (and this one’s dairy free and egg free)

Celebrate the autumn colours with a rich and delicious gluten free, dairy free, and egg free pumpkin pie (in case you have to cook for loved ones with allergies). It tastes so good you can’t even tell the difference! This … Continue reading

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(No-Bake) Salted Coco-Lasses Bars

Hello Coco-Lassies, you beautiful, fudgey, coconutty, caramelly, molasses bars! It’s no secret I love molasses – it comes from a childhood of sneaking into my grandma’s barn and licking the blackstrap molasses intended for feeding the cattle. I discovered that … Continue reading

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Gazpacho – a Cool Soup for a Hot Day

Cool and refreshing, a bowl of chunky gazpacho loaded with fresh veggies is the perfect light meal or starter on a hot summer day. (Plus, it’s an easy make-ahead.) On these hot days I often don’t feel like cooking – … Continue reading

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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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Make Ahead Breakfast Cookies (Plus a Trip to Vancouver and Seattle)

Healthy breakfast cookies to make ahead and bake up fresh for energy throughout the day. Get the breakfast cookies recipe here. We found Spring! It was hanging out at the West Coast! We’re back from a road trip over Spring Break … Continue reading

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Broccoli Lentil Salad – for the Best of Spring in Wintertime

Crisp broccoli and smoky lentils are the stars of this refreshing salad. As soon as I see the first primroses for sale in their little pots in the grocery stores, my heart cannot help but sing and start to feel … Continue reading

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Energy-Boosting Power Coffee, and New Year’s Resolutions

A cup of Power Coffee loaded with everything good-for-you will give you a boost of energy to get you through the day! Today is January 5th and it’s the start of the New Year – for me. Christmas holidays are … Continue reading

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Apricot Harlequin Cookies

These crisp, melting little morsels are a delight to bake  and eat. These little slice-and-bake gems are a riff on shortbread cookies – lovely, delicate, yet crunchy, studded with chewy apricot bits. They are a wonderful addition to your holiday … Continue reading

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