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living with just a little less

Well, I have to ask, how the heck did THAT happen? I don't think there has been a time since I started posting here that I've gone more than a month without sharing a recipe, or a few words, let alone two whole months and counting. Truth be told, a few months back I consulted an expert on how to potentially address increasing virtual slowness…

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This is another beautiful salad that is easy to piece together with the eye candy courtesy of beautiful wheat berries and a bag of gorgeous roasted rainbow carrots. This dish is proof that having a favourite vinaigrette on hand can easily inspire an entirely new salad or dish, like this one. I love these rainbow carrots in the winter (these do not come in my…

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This recipe is one that I will make again and again, and truthfully I cannot believe I haven't thought to combine these two vegetable favourites together before now! Roasted Brussels sprouts are a staple in this house, and I'm aways looking for more creative ways to showcase beets, especially since I started receiving my winter CSA veggie box from a local organic farm called Crisp…

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This is one of those fabulous recipes you can whip up with on those fridge clean out days, as most of us tend to have carrots in the fridge, and I'm one of those folks who loves to choose zucchinis at the store (I love their beautiful shiny green skin) but don't often cook with them. Needless to say it is not uncommon for me…

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This recipe is another goodie from Bon Appetit a few issues ago, and it's a perfect example of what I need more of in my life: tasty, easy, cold noodle salads. It's also a great example of how much I appreciate my ever-evolving 'recipe selection system' which over the years basically amounts to clearing the fog on what I daydream about making, and what will…

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And then just like that, we switched the page to a whole new year. Happy 2017! It's been cold in these parts ~ like, really, really cold for us, not to mention all the snow and ice. A good time to stay inside and read all those books you might have picked up over the holidays, or to make any notes on intentions for the…

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Every year I gripe at the sheer craziness that takes over come December, and every year, once Christmas morning arrives and the world takes a much needed pause, I relish in the the quiet time we get to spend together with friends and family. This year was no exception, as we did what we always do come December 25th. A morning of opening stockings and…

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