Category: Recipes

Pumpkin and Prawn Thai Curry

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This pumpkin and prawn Thai curry is the perfect antidote to a cold autumn evening. I first made this recipe last year after Halloween, when we had some extra pumpkin to use up. I’ve been making it off and on all year and now that pumpkin season is back, I thought I’d share it here.

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Roasted Tomato Soup with Wild Rice and White Beans

Summer might be officially over on the calendar, but we’re still enjoying as much of the late-summer vegetables as possible, including tomatoes.  It’s become routine for me to pick up a box of tomatoes at the Farmers Market on Saturday and make a big batch of tomato soup.  Half we enjoy during the week, the

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Blueberry Rhubarb Scones

I’ve slowly started to clear out the freezer in preparation for stocking it up with soups, stews, and other meals before the baby comes.  I still have a bit of rhubarb from late spring/early summer and I also had a pretty good yield of blueberries from my own garden this year, so I’ve been on

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5 Back-to-School Recipes

September is here! The kids are back in school and whether you’re a parent or not, the day after Labour Day is typically seen as the end of summer vacation – a time for everyone to get back into their routine. To help you get back into your routine, I’ve rounded up five recipes that

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Kale, Kohlrabi, and Blueberry Salad with Crispy Chickpeas and Poppy Seed Dressing

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I managed to grow a whole whack of blueberries in my garden this year (finally!). I’ve been eating them with yogurt and granola, baking with them, and adding them to this salad, which has been on repeat at our house for most of the summer. I

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Vanilla Chia Pudding

I love a good make-ahead breakfast, especially these days. I’ve gone back to work at the hospital and getting myself and everyone out the door on time and fed in the morning takes a bit of planning. Anything we can do the night before (or several nights even, in this case) we do: bags packed,

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Baked Rhubarb French Toast Strata

Whoa – what happened there?  I blinked and it’s May already.  Oops. I’ve been pretty quiet the past few weeks, taking some time for extra rest (the baby has me run off my feet!) but working on lots of fun stuff for you.  Last weekend was the first day of the summer Farmer’s Market near

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Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad with Carrot Top Pesto, Pumpkin Seeds and Feta

I finally got around to getting into the garden to get ready for this year and I found some carrots and beets that made it all the way through the winter without being touched (which is a miracle if you consider how often the dog sneaks out and steals carrots straight from the ground). I

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Avgolemono Pasta with Spring Vegetables

Now that we’ve had a few weeks of spring weather on the West Coast, the menu at our house is starting to lighten up a bit.  Less soups and stews in the rotation and more salads and dishes featuring fresh spring vegetables.  Although, some of the rainy spring days still call for a warm cup

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Spinach Mango Smoothie

Well, the baby started crawling a few weeks ago and I suddenly find myself with a lot less time to get things done. Man, they move quick! I’ve had to change most of my routine as a result. Just when I thought I had it all figured out too (rookie mistake, I know). Since the

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