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Crispy Home Fries

Crispy Home Fries

Everyone always asks me for my crispy home fries recipe. It’s my go-to breakfast potato dish to pair with eggs, but easily makes a great side for a sandwich or burger. They’re so easy to make and I just love ...

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Bircher Muesli 1

Bircher Muesli

In 2012, I went to Australia and no matter what luxury hotel we stayed at, there was always Bircher Muesli on the menu. Bircher Muesli (aka Swiss oatmeal) is an easy breakfast meal made from uncooked rolled oats, fruit, juice, ...

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Chicken Tacos 1

Chicken Tacos

This is my easy go-to chicken recipe.  If I’m asked to make a dish for a cottage weekend or causal dinner with friends, I’ll make these Mexican shredded chicken tacos. The toppings you put out with the tacos is where ...

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Mushroom Risotto 1

Mushroom Risotto

Risotto is an Italian dish that uses rice as the main ingredient. If you’ve ever watched cooking reality shows, you might think risotto is super complicated to get right. I’m here to tell you, risotto is easy to make.  It ...

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Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup

My recipe for tomato soup is definitely a favourite amongst my friends and family.  Especially when I serve it with grilled cheese or cheesy garlic bread.  It’s very easy to make and only needs a handful of ingredients – most ...

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Can you Freeze your holiday cookies

Can You Freeze Your Holiday Cookies?

Making sure you have enough cookies for everyone around the holidays can be tough, but having some extras on hand can be a lifesaver for last-minute or hostess gifts. How do you store those extras until you’re ready for them? ...

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Nanas Cocoa Wheat Puffs

Nana’s Cocoa Wheat Puffs

This throwback recipe is from my Nana.  It’s a simple and sweet recipe that is highly addictive – my mom has been known to polish off an entire pan’s worth without even realizing it!  It’s chewy, like rice crispy squares, ...

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Mexican Torta

Mexican Tortas

If you type the word “Torta” into Pinterest, you’ll see hundreds of beautiful images of cakes. Granted, ‘torta’ means ‘cake’ in Spanish, but add the word “Mexican” in front of “torta” and images of mouth watering sandwiches will appear. In Mexico, ...

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Vegetarian Chili

Top 5: Chili Recipes

Which team is taking the Grey Cup (Canada’s biggest football game) this year? Saskatchewan Roughriders or the Hamilton Ticats? [EDIT: The Roughriders won 45 – 23] Did you know that this is the 101st Grey Cup game? Check out the ...

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