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Sunday Brunch – Farm Fresh Hash

SUNDAY BRUNCH! After the calorie counting regimen of the past two months, I was craving a hearty brunch plate. I was also itching to cook with some of the fresh garden goodies we had. What I had on hand in the fridge – yummy bacon I’d gotten the day before from Irvings farm, some fingerling potatoes and […]

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Smoked Salmon Phyllo Tarts

I had some leftover lemon curd from Queen of Tarts that was expiring the next day, which was too good to waste. If you haven’t tried this stuff trust me when I say it’s REALLY good lemon curd. What could I make with lemon curd?! Well as I’ve said before, I’m loving Fillo Factory’s whole wheat phyllo […]

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Summer Stuffed Tomatoes

If you’ve read my blurb in About Me, you would know that I always have tomatoes and my favourite tomatoes are from Gull Valley Greenhouse – they taste like tomatoes should and there’s no going back to blah grocery store ones once you’ve tried these (available at various farmers’ markets in Calgary and Edmonton). But […]

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Low(er) Calorie Butter Tarts w/ Phyllo

This recipe was adapted from the one by Rose Murray from “Taste of Canada: A Culinary Journey” I wanted to celebrate Canada Day with a day of Canadian cuisine. I had some beautiful BC smoked salmon at brunch and tender Canada Prime ribeye for dinner. But I needed dessert and nothing screams Canadian dessert more […]

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Low Calorie Brunch Recipe (inspired by Bon Appetit)

I love weekend brunch it’s probably my favourite meal of the week. When I started counting calories, I realized most of my weekend brunches averaged 400-500 calories if I was making them at home and 800-1200 calories if eating out (particularly if you’re like me and love eggs benedict)! When you’re only allowing yourself 1200 calories […]

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