Fiddleheads are here!

They’re back, but only for a short time. So get them while you can. They won’t be here long! Fiddleheads are my favourite spring vegetable. Growing up in Nova Scotia meant we got a chance to enjoy these tender, wild, spring treats each year. I’ve always loved vegetables. And strangely enough, my preferences were always…

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Here’s How to Make Cooking More Fun – And a Recipe

While I love to cook, try new recipes and spend hours in the kitchen, I know many of you don’t like to cook, that it can feel like a chore, take too much time and can get boring cooking the same meals over and over again. We all get in food and cooking ruts from…

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Greek Turkey Burgers

These yummy and easy-to-make burgers have become a weekly staple for us. The recipe makes four large burgers but you can always double the batch and make extra to have on hand for lunches or leftovers. I love them topped with tzatziki sauce and served with a steamed green veggie and a greek salad. In…

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Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes

This smoky pork tenderloin recipe has become a fav over the last couple of weeks and has been added to our regular week night meal rotation. We cooked it for my parents on the weekend and they loved it too! It’s fairly quick to prepare (under an hour) and has a delicious tangy sauce that…

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Coconut Banana Protein Bars – Recipe

After the gym or yoga I like to refuel with a little protein snack before I can get to a full whole-foods meal. It’s important to replenish, especially carbs and protein, after a workout since we deplete the glycogen in our muscles and breakdown, and can even damage, some of the proteins in the muscles. After we exercise our body…

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Boost your health with bone broth

A few days ago I felt like I was coming down with a bug. Headachey, scratchy throat, low energy. You know the feeling. When I get the signal I’m fighting something, my first reaction is to jump into action and prevent it from getting any worse. And where’s my first stop? Not the pharmacy or…

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The perfect winter stew

This time of year I just adore having a big pot of steamy stew simmering on the stove. What I adore even more, is digging into a big bowl of that stew to warm and nourish me. A dear friend of mine told me about a sweet potato and peanut stew she’d made for her…

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Pumped about pumpkin

It’s all around you. Pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin muffins filled with cream cheese, pumpkin bagels, cookies, doughnuts, shakes, ice cream, butters and even pumpkin beer! Companies are using this sweet, aromatic fall flavour to season just about anything they can. So what’s the deal with all this pumpkin? Not only is their size impressive, but…

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