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We had a family BBQ this past weekend and I was trying to think of a fun dish to include for my cousins’ kids – an 8 yr old girl, two 6 yr old boys, and a 1 yr old girl. They love marshmallows and since this was a BBQ, I thought an introduction to S’mores would […]

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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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