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Breakfast Pork Belly Banh Mi

Must have concocted this recipe in my sleep because throughout my entire Sat morning yoga practice, I had breakfast banh mi in my head. This is basically a banh mi made with pork belly and topped with an overeasy egg. I used a multigrain bun, leftover home-roasted Irvings berkshire pork belly, cilantro, carrots, cucumbers, hoisin […]

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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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Today’s shopping finds…

Typical Saturday of food-shopping. Went to: Old Strathcona Market, City Market, then Italian Centre. Ate and purchased some beautiful food and wanted to share with everyone. Gorgeous golden beets from Riverbend Gardens – Purchased a bunch for $4 but the beet greens on these were so large it consumed my entire shopping bag. Can’t wait […]

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Yummy Summer Freshness

Keeping a healthy and low-calorie lifestyle is easy in the summer when there’s such an abundance of fresh veg and produce. I’m not a big fan of veggie sticks but I love comforting, tasty vegetable dishes. Stuffed Gull Valley Tomatoes last night and Zucchini Hash this morning. Easy and yummy ways to eat those summer […]

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