Archive | January, 2011

30 January 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Walnut and Raisin Bread

Making bread wasn’t really something I did much of until I bought myself a bread machine last year. I really do love fresh bread, and I guess you could say I am a bit of a carb addict. Then again most people in our culture seem to be, because let’s face it – there’s just […]

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26 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

In Love with Canadian Cheese!

Last evening, I was treated to a delightful dinner hosted by the Dairy Farmers of Canada. I was honoured to be invited to attend alongside some of Canada’s leading food bloggers. It was an awesome event for the senses, in the historic St. Lawrence Market in beautiful Downtown Toronto where we enjoyed the culinary creations […]

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19 January 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Middle Eastern Apricot and Date Chicken

Many of us (myself included) are trying to eat healthier meals in an effort to shed a couple of extra pounds. That seems like a common proposition at this time of the year, especially considering the amount of “no-no’s” we eat during the holidays. This recipe I took and adapted slightly from a Weight Watchers […]

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04 January 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Low-Fat No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake

Cheesecake has to be my all time favourite treat!  This low-fat recipe is so easy to whip up in minutes, plus it’s guilt-free, so you can go ahead and indulge! No-Bake Low-Fat Blueberry Cheesecake 1 package (8 oz) low-fat cream cheese, softened 2 cups fat-free whipped topping (Cool Whip) 2 TBSP white sugar (or slightly […]

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03 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Florentine Frittata with Gruyere and Ham

So, what exactly *is* a frittata you ask? Well, technically it’s an Italian Omelette, but in this case the cheese I used was Swiss Gruyere and since it’s Swiss, well, it’s not Italian now is it? 😉 This dish is easy to prepare, and can even be made ahead for a special brunch or breakfast, […]

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01 January 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Can you say yum? Oh yeah – these are pretty good all right! The perfect side dish to go with ham, chicken or practically any main dish. Lightly crispy on the outside but a soft and fluffy inside. Perfect potatoes in minutes! You can do it, here’s how: Garlic Roasted Potatoes 6 – 8 medium […]

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