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Raspberry Mango No-Bake Cheesecake

I was inspired by this recipe during the holidays, and made a version of my own. 🙂 Ingredients 3/4 cup (175 mL)  shredded sweetened coconut 3/4 cup (175 mL)  graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup (50 mL)  PC Unsalted Country Churned Butter, melted 3/4 cup (175 mL)  granulated sugar 2 tsp (10 mL)  finely grated lime […]

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Chili with Rice

I made this chili with rice, veggies and beef. Yum! Simple Chili with Rice -3 cloves of garlic, chopped into small pieces -1 onion, diced -olive oil -3 small carrots, peeled and chopped -3 stalks of celery, diced -1 bell pepper, diced -3 cups of ground beef, cooked -1 cup of rice, cooked -1 can of […]

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Baked Veggies with Prosciutto

I made up this recipe on the spot today. I just used whatever was in my fridge and ta-da! This dish is light and super easy to make. I had prosciutto, but you can also use bacon or pancetta. Enjoy! Baked Veggies and Prosciutto Serves 2-4 1 orange bell pepper, chopped 8 brussels sprouts, chopped 1 […]

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One Pot Chicken Spinach Biryani

This is my first time making biryani, and it turned out pretty great! Not as authentic as traditional biryani… I omitted the “spice”. However, I did put my own twist on this recipe by adding spinach and a few other ingredients. The blend of non-spicy spices filled my kitchen with an aromatic scent, and the […]

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Pike Place Market – Seattle, WA

Over the summer, I took a 3 month long trip along the west coast of the USA. One of my stops was in Seattle, at the iconic Pike Place Market. Home to the first ever Starbucks and Sur La Table, this food frenzy market attracts many tourists, and is full of delicious eats.  

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Cookie Butter Banana Bread

Cookie butter recently came to grocery stores in Toronto, so I decided to give it try. I first heard about cookie butter when I went to California. It’s one of Trader Joe’s most popular items. I made cookie butter banana bread that turned out pretty good. It’s definitely not your ordinary banana bread! Recipe from […]

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Holiday Chocolate Cake

Merry Cake-mas and Happy New Year with more cake! Holiday Chocolate Cake (Modified from this recipe) Ingredients Cake: 7 egg whites 5 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup melted chocolate 1 1/4 almond flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder pinch of salt Frosting: 1/2 cup of powdered sugar 1/2 cup of whipping cream 1/4 cup […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Fall into some cozy, delicious, cinnamon-y baked goods, starting with these yummy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies! Ingredients 1/2 cup of butter 1/2 cup of vegetable oil 1/2 cup of sugar 1/2 cup of brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp of vanilla extract 1 can of pumpkin puree 3 cups of flour 1 tsp of baking […]

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Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese is definitely one of my favourite foods. It’s creamy, cheesy and delicious, and making homemade mac and cheese is tastier than Kraft Dinner (although I have to admit, I love Kraft Dinner too). Less is more, and I like my mac and cheese made with simple ingredients. This is how I make […]

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Simple Sable Cookies

These sable cookies have a bit of lemon too 🙂 (I did not add the glaze though!) Sable Cookies (From Washington Post) INGREDIENTS FOR THE COOKIES 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 16 tablespoons (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted Finely grated […]

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