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Egg and Veggie Muffins

Egg and Veggie Muffins

I also call these my 'clean out the fridge' muffins because I add whatever vegetables I have left-over (pre-cooked or raw). The muffins pictured had roasted red pepper, chopped cooked chicken, raw broccoli and some fresh chives from the garden.   Delicious!...

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Nature’s Calling

Nature’s Calling

“Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Wise words written over 200 years ago yet with the advancement of technology and increased urbanisation, we have certainly drifted off-track from what we once knew to be true, and are...

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Low carb cheesy muffins

Low carb cheesy muffins

It's May here in Ottawa and it actually snowed!  It was cold and miserable and I was feeling frustrated by the weather and in need of some comfort food. I had a choice - drive to the store to buy something crunchy and salty and ultimately unhealthy, or make something...

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Fruit crumble topping

Fruit crumble topping

It's berry season and one of my favourite memories of summer is the smell of my mom's fruit crumble baking in the oven.  She always used a combination of fresh fruits such as the blackberries she had picked on her morning walk with rhubarb from the garden. I've...

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One Dish Roasted Ratatouille Chicken

One Dish Roasted Ratatouille Chicken

I love this Mediterranean inspired one-dish meal as it is full of flavour and colours and comes together in minutes.   Ingredients: 1 onion, cut into wedges 2 red peppers, seeded and cut into chunks 1 zucchini, cut into chunks 1 small aubergine, cut into chunks...

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Super Low Carb Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Super Low Carb Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Not only is this recipe gluten and dairy free, it is very low carb with only 14 grams per slice.  Compare this to standard banana bread recipes where you can count on 30-50 grams per slice.   I promise you won't miss the added sugar in this recipe!   Yield:...

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