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Herb Dip with carrots, celery and cherry tomatoes

Herb Dip

Greek yogurt gives this Herb Dip its consistency, the mayo adds a little rich tanginess, and the herbs and mild green onion add fragrance and flavour. This herb dip can be used for anything!  It can be a dip for ...

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How to Make Stovetop Popcorn

How to Make Stovetop Popcorn

I grew up on Popcorn, it’s my favourite snack. At my house, it was a safe bet that there’d be popcorn to munch on, especially when the babysitter was over. Knowing how to make stovetop popcorn wasn’t a big deal ...

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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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gif of how to make a poached egg

How to Poach an Egg

Poaching eggs is really easy, the key to a successful poached egg is water temperature and timing. Here’s how to poach an egg: Fill a pot or deep frying pan with enough water to be at least 2 inches deep and ...

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Pinterest Popcorn Page


Popcorn is my favourite snack, I’ll choose this treat over almost anything every time!  And did you know that popcorn is a whole-grain??  It contains the bran, germ, and endosperm – making it a whole grain, a good source of ...

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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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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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