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Quinoa Pilaf

High in protein. Low in fat. Wonderful in flavour and ease of cooking… it wrote the book! Ingredients 1/4 cup diced onion ¼ cup diced celery ¼ cup diced red pepper 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive oil 1 cup Quinoa 2 cups Vegetable stock Prep & Directions 1. In a large sauce pan over med/high […]

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Lemon Barley “Risotto” with Bacon & Spinach

Comfort and flavour at it’s best. Ingredients 6 slices bacon Salt and pepper to taste ½ cup chopped shallots or onions 1 1/3 cups quick-cooking barley 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 2 ½ cups low-salt chicken broth ¼ lb. (4 cups loosely packed) baby spinach, washed and spun dry 1/3 cup fresh grated Parmesan Cheese […]

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Bonnie’s Goan Curry

The way the recipe is written is a gentle curry flavour that enhances but does not over power what you are eating it with. Ingredients Spiced Paste ½ inch Piece of Ginger ¼ tsp Turmeric 2 cloves of Garlic 1 tsp Cumin seeds 2 tbsp ground Coriander 3 tbsp Tamarind Juice of half a lime […]

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Roasted Garlic Aioli

Try this easy dipping sauce for your football snacks. Great with anything. Really just about anything. Ingredients 1 bulb of roasted garlic (*roast in oven) 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh chives 1 cup sour crème 1/3 cup olive oil 2 tsp white wine vinegar ½ tsp pepper ¼ tsp salt Prep & Directions 1. To […]

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Bolognese Sauce

There is no compromise for comfort food. Enjoy the prep, the aromas, and the smiles. This is great therapy! Ingredients 1 lbs of ground beef 1 lbs of ground pork 2 onions finely diced 1/2 cup of finely diced carrots 4 garlic cloves minced 2x26oz dice tomatoes 1×26 oz ground tomatoes 1 small tin of […]

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Pineapple Salsa

Take any protein and top with this tropical sunshine and you have a flavour loo-ow! Ingredients ½ a jalapeño, chopped ¼ cup red peppers, diced Juice of 1 lime 1 cup of pineapple Prep & Directions 1. Combine all the ingredients and let sit for 20 min for the flavours to marry. 2. Serve over […]

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Roasted Red Pepper & Garlic Aioli

Lactose free sour cream opens doors to flavour without the discomfort of lactose. Ingredients 1 cup Gaylea sour cream 1/4 cup roasted peppers 3 cloves roasted garlic 1 tsp white Balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper to taste Prep & Directions Mix together and serve!

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Classic Caesar Dressing ChefD Style

There is enough garlic in this recipe to ward vampires off of everyone in your home! Ingredients 6 anchovies 1/4 cup of lemon juice 7 cloves of peeled garlic 1/2 tsp. of Worcestershire sauce 3 whole eggs 2 cups of grape seed oil or vegetable oil Salt and pepper to taste Parmesan cheese Prep & […]

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Roasted Pear Salad

Bright, fresh and quite a guest pleaser! Ingredients 1 pkg Arugula 2 pears 1 tbsp of butter Juice of 1 fresh lemon 1 red onion thinly sliced 1 cups white vinegar 1 tbsp of white sugar 2 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tbsp of White Balsamic vinegar Prep & Directions 1. Preheat oven […]

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Mexican Caviar

A simple dish full of personality that can be used as a dip or a salad. Ingredients Mix together the following and bring to a boil, stir until sugar dissolves. ½ cup olive oil – regular or extra virgin ½ cup sugar ¾ cup apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon water Salt and pepper Cool mixture […]

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