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Salads

Tasty homemade blue cheese dressing with the crunch of bacon go well together with soft, ripe avocado

Wedge salad with homemade blue cheese dressing

Now you can make this light yet tasty wedge salad with an easy blue cheese dressing at home! Serve it as a keto-perfect appetizer or a satisfying light lunch – or pair it with another low-carb entree, such as this Garlic and Herb Roasted Chicken and lightly steamed broccoli for a quick meal. There are […]

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Birds eye view of a vegetarian antipasto platter

Spicy Vegetarian Antipasto for 2

Antipasto is an Italian phrase that literally means, a dish before the pasta. And we often think of an antipasto as a platter of cold cuts and cheese, but what if you felt like a much lighter fare?  I love this antipasto platter for that reason and SO many more. Not only is this recipe […]

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Caprese salad

Classic Caprese Salad With a Balsamic Glaze Drizzle

It’s hard to beat the classic flavour combination of fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. However, this version adds another dimension –  a rich, syrupy balsamic glaze!  Pair this with a quality extra virgin olive oil and you’ve got a winning salad. I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. Read my full […]

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my mom's out door garden

4 easy-to-grow herbs for your everyday kitchen recipes

Fresh herbs are a great way to bring a pop of flavour to your dishes. Yet herbs are expensive to buy at the grocery store and aren’t always in season. You could use dried herbs, but many of them lose their essential oils and don’t deliver that same WOW punch. Fortunately, you can enjoy fresh […]

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Fennel and blood orange salad with herbs

Salads

Tasty homemade blue cheese dressing with the crunch of bacon go well together with soft, ripe avocado

Wedge salad with homemade blue cheese dressing

Now you can make this light yet tasty wedge salad with an easy blue cheese dressing at home! Serve it as a keto-perfect appetizer or a satisfying light lunch – or pair it with another low-carb entree, such as this Garlic and Herb Roasted Chicken and lightly steamed broccoli for a quick meal. There are […]

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Birds eye view of a vegetarian antipasto platter

Spicy Vegetarian Antipasto for 2

Antipasto is an Italian phrase that literally means, a dish before the pasta. And we often think of an antipasto as a platter of cold cuts and cheese, but what if you felt like a much lighter fare?  I love this antipasto platter for that reason and SO many more. Not only is this recipe […]

Continue Reading
Caprese salad

Classic Caprese Salad With a Balsamic Glaze Drizzle

It’s hard to beat the classic flavour combination of fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. However, this version adds another dimension –  a rich, syrupy balsamic glaze!  Pair this with a quality extra virgin olive oil and you’ve got a winning salad. I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. Read my full […]

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my mom's out door garden

4 easy-to-grow herbs for your everyday kitchen recipes

Fresh herbs are a great way to bring a pop of flavour to your dishes. Yet herbs are expensive to buy at the grocery store and aren’t always in season. You could use dried herbs, but many of them lose their essential oils and don’t deliver that same WOW punch. Fortunately, you can enjoy fresh […]

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Fennel and blood orange salad with herbs

Orange and Fennel Salad

Recipe notes This salad is delicious all year round!  It has the components I adore – the sweet crunch of fennel slices, the juicy tang of orange, and the spice of a fresh herb whether that’s parsley or cilantro.And then there are the colours! Orange and fennel is the ultimate combination of freshness.Because these two […]

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