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Cosmic Power Breakfast Cookies

Cosmic Power Breakfast Cookies

Eating cookies for breakfast isn’t exactly a high-energizing way to start your day…even though you’d like to think so, because sugar gives us energy…right?  Yes and no.  The key to...

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Carrot Cake Muffins

Carrot Cake Muffins

My mom used to shop at the A&P (remember the A&P???, which is now Dominion) and bring home a plastic clamshell container of bakery fresh carrot muffins.  We would enjoy...

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Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb season in the spring is short.  You may get a pie, a crisp and maybe a jam or compote out of it and that’s it.  So, if you’re a...

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Almond Flax Bread (GF)

Almond Flax Bread (GF)

A delicious alternative to regular bread, for those who can’t tolerate gluten.  This savoury bread resembles a loaf cake, like banana bread, but can be topped with all sorts of...

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Pasta with Cream Sauce...or is it?

Pasta with Cream Sauce…or is it?

Here are the facts.  That random craving for Fettucini Alfredo will set you back around 1200 calories and 60+ grams of fat…and that’s just for 1 cup.  So if you order this creamy indulgent dish in a restaurant that serving could easily climb to two cups.  Yikes.  And what are the benefits of eating all […]

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Butternut, meet Buttercup!

Butternut, meet Buttercup!

How ugly is this squash??? Seriously.  Since the winter already brings us few appealing vegetables, it sure doesn’t help when they’re not at all attractive.  Luckily this gnarly guy transforms into something so silky and delicious that all squash haters will reconsider. Cozy comfort food is what we’re all looking for as the weather turns […]

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My Super Ugly Saturday Scramble!

My Super Ugly Saturday Scramble!

These days Saturday mornings go like this in my house: I sneak away around 6:45am and head to the gym (I know, it’s really freaken early, but it’s the only workout time I get to myself) and I leave the hubby and baby to wake up, have some oatmeal, and play until I get back. […]

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Peace, Love and Granola

Peace, Love and Granola

Poor granola.  Been through so much over the years.  First a super health food, promoted by doctors to get people to stop eating meat and start eating more whole grains and nuts.  Vegetarians and tree-huggers gobbled it up, but if you were a ‘normal’ person you stuck to your morning bowl of Cream of Wheat […]

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