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Green Lentil Hummus

ย Did you know, according to the UN, 2016 is the International Year of Pulses? Pulses are dried legumes such as beans, chickpeas, lentils, and peas. Conveniently, us Canadians grow over 30% of the entire pea production globally (we’re so on trend). But if you haven’t quite incorporated these small nuggets of goodness into your  ...

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Shrunken Potato Heads

ย Creeping ghosts, sneering goblins, cackling witches, and even glowing pumpkin faces. We know all the classic Hallowe’en characters, especially as we get ready for this favourite holiday. But what about shrunken heads? I mean, they’re probably the scariest of the bunch. So why don’t they become a part of the gang? I decided  ...

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Baba Ghanoush

What is your favourite Canadian Thanksgiving treat? While I’m a huge fan of freshly made pumpkin pie with whipped cream, my favourite way to celebrate this special day is by leaving the traditional aside and instead make it about discovering new dishes or celebrating those long forgotten. Baba ghanoush is this year’s favourite  ...

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Broccoli Gazpacho

ย My week has been absolutely hectic. Working long hours to meet tight deadlines, my PR classes at McGill areย starting up again, and on top of it all, I have an insane amount of vegetables from my Farmers’ basket stock-piling in my fridge. What, you don’t find oodles of vegetables stress-inducing? My favourite way to use up- and  ...

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Summer fondue

Using the barbecue is definitely one of the highlights of summertime for me. I used to be afraid to use it- the hissing of the propane and the high heat was intimidating. But after a bit of practice, I can happily say that I now know my way around the barbecue almost as much as I know my way around an oven. And in terms of this idea that a  ...

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Jerk and Lime Popcorn

Tonight is the Super Bowl. If you’re a football fan, I’m sure you’ve been counting down the hours since you woke up this morning. You’re probably already wearing the jersey of your preferred team, you’ve got your game menu planned, and you know who is coming over to shout and cheer at the TV with you. If  ...

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