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Basic Tomato Salsa

Basic Tomato Salsa

Fresh salsa is always better than salsa you buy in a jar and the freshness and flavour is second to none! What may seem daunting is actually really simple to make and only requires a handful of ingredients. Salsa is ...

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eggplant dip

Baba Ganoush

The key to this Baba Ganoush (eggplant dip) recipe is roasting the eggplant really well so it takes on a smoky flavour.  Be sure to scrape every last bit of eggplant from the peel, the browned parts are what give ...

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Kale and Onion Pizza

Kale Pizza

I’ll take a Kale Pizza over a kale smoothie any day of the week! This easy recipe is adapted from my favourite Vegetarian cookbook, “River Cottage, Veg Everyday,” by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. The pizza has a thin, crisp, and chewy crust ...

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Garlic Shrimp

Garlic Shrimp

Looking for something quick and delicious to serve while entertaining? This garlic shrimp dish is for you! The shrimp takes in all the wonderful flavours of the garlic and has a bit of zip with the added chilli flakes. Not ...

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Spinach Ricotta and Feta Pie

Spinach Ricotta Pie

This spinach ricotta pie is great for entertaining, it’s easy to make and it looks impressive to serve.  Have it for brunch or a light dinner along side a salad, roasted beets or steamed green beans. It’s also the perfect dish to ...

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Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

Kary Osmond Mango Salsa Total Time: 35 minutes Yield: 2 ½ cups Ingredients2 cups finely diced mango (about 1 mango) ½ cup finely diced red bell pepper ¼ cup minced red onion 1 jalapeno, seeded, minced ½ teaspoon lime zest ...

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Grilled Bread with Sweetened Ricotta

Grilled Bread with Ricotta and Honey

Have you ever noticed that spontaneous get-togethers happen in during the summer more than any other time of year? Next time you have guests over, serve Grilled Bread with Ricotta and Honey. This appetizer is light, flavourful, and perfect for ...

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Basic Baked Chicken Wings

Basic Baked Chicken Wing Recipe

Yes, you could buy a box of packaged chicken wings and bake them in the oven.  But, chances are they’ve been fried and then frozen – and contain way too many ingredients. Did you know that it’s just as easy ...

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Pitcher of Caesar Mix

A Pitcher of Caesar Mix

You can ask everyone in the room if they want a Caesar, and most of them will say no – until they see you make one! I don’t know why, but as soon as you make one Caesar, everyone suddenly ...

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Caramelized Onion Chip Dip

Onion Chip Dip

Chips need dip! Especially salty, plain ruffle chips. To balance the saltiness of my favourite chips, I wanted to create a chip dip that had a hint of sweetness.  I added slow-cooked caramelized onions to sour cream (you can use light sour cream ...

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