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Apricot Macadamia Nut Biscotti

‘Tis the season for some holiday baking… 🙂 Biscotti is a delicious breakfast and tea time treat, and it is often made with a combination of dried fruits and nuts. Macadamia nuts aren’t usually found in biscotti, but I tried it out in this recipe to see how it will turn out. And of course…it […]

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Brown Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

One of my favourite baked combinations are bananas and chocolate chips. Whether it is the classic banana chocolate chip loaf, or the banana chocolate chip pancakes, or even banana chocolate chip muffins…this combination goes well with a lot of baked goods. So what makes this one so special? The brown butter adds a a hint of […]

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Rigatoni Alfredo with Spinach & Bacon

You can get really creative with this recipe. The Alfredo sauce is the base, and it goes well with rigatoni, or another thick pasta. Spinach and bacon also go very well with this recipe, but you can change it up by using pancetta and peas instead, or even chicken and bell pepper. Ingredients For the […]

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Foodie Finds Friday: St. Lawrence Market

When travelling, I love visiting different kinds of markets. Flea markets, pop up specialty markets, and my favourite.. food markets! I especially love visiting farmers’ markets during the summer time, mostly because they are everywhere! But as winter is slowly approaching, indoor farmers’ markers begin to stock up with warm prepared foods and more. One […]

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Tomato Soup!

When the weather gets cold, it’s a sign that it’s soup season. This is a delicious and heart-warming dish to devour, plus it’s an easy soup to prepare.  Enjoy! Ingredients 3 Tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Cloves of Garlic, sliced 6 Roma Tomatoes, halved 1 32 oz Can of San Marzano Tomatoes 1 […]

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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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