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living with just a little less

This recipe has really been a long time coming on the blog, with 100% thanks to my mom, who never fails to adequately prepare for a visit from her kids with a freshly made pan of this delicious vegan pâté (among other delicious goodies, including her famous frozen brownies). Every time I visit her, I realize once again how good this recipe is - and…

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I can't tell you the number of hours I spend drooling over recipes - daydreaming of elaborate spreads of food and beautiful, delicious combinations. Bookmarking, taking iPhone pics from recipe books, even tearing out magazine pages (sometimes stealthfully like say, at the dentist's office or gym). Colors, textures, compositions. Flavours, contrasts, and just plain loveliness. I mean, who doesn't love to get lost in a…

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Okay, who loves squash? Yeah, I know, it's pretty tough not to. I love it too, especially since you can buy it when the mood strikes you and leave it sitting pretty on your counter until you need it (can I get a yes for no spoilage?), and it's pretty tasty & nutritious too. Yup, squash is awesome, and in most places, an easy to…

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As summertime rolls on, there is one thing that can't be ignored: life is good! The weather is fine and all the summer loving & fun is being had. With that said, the focus & better yet, the time to blog has been somewhat lacking here these days, as the normal juggles & hustles make way for a slower, more relaxed take on life. We've…

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It could be said that children are the greatest teachers we can ever have. If this is true, then I've got two of the world's greatest living right under my roof, challenging me every day to do better, and to try harder, and once again do more than I ever thought I could possibly do. I've simply always adored being a mother, and it's a…

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Hey everyone! Happy Friday to all! Here in Vancouver (and in all of Canada) we are gearing up for a hot long weekend after a week or two of gloomy rain. It's pretty awesome to have some great weather to look forward to, and I see loads of watermelon and ice water in my future as the temperatures are expected to break records. YES. Finally!Read…

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