Loaded Stuffed Baked Potatoes

I have yet to find someone who doesn’t love the satisfying taste of a fully loaded, stuffed then baked-until-piping hot, potato.  Also known as the twice-baked potato, this recipe is so versatile because there are so many ways you can stuff a potato.You could go the traditional way, adding cheese and bacon with chopped chives […]

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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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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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A variety of mushrooms dehydrated on a wood board

How you can dehydrate mushrooms at home, and what to do with them after

Things happen, plans change and suddenly you’ve forgotten about those fancy mushrooms you’d bought three days ago. When you finally find your mushrooms squished to the back of the fridge and peer inside the bag . . . Some mushrooms are droopy, some are shrivelled, and some are looking just fine. Except, now there’s not enough […]

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close view of a mushroom gills and stem

Gluten-free Herb Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Are you ready to try one of my favourite side dish recipes? These bread-less portobello mushrooms are packed with fresh flavours because each delicious bite is gluten-free, low carb and spectacular. That’s right, you don’t use any bread! Portobello mushrooms are the perfect side dish filled with nothing else but lightly cooked fresh herbs, onion, […]

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