This recipe is summer on a plate…or in a bowl!  A no-cook pasta sauce (YES!) for those hot summer days, using up garden fresh tomatoes and basil that are bursting with sweetness!  This will be one of your new favourites….and you may eat this several times in the same week!

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  This recipe is taken from an Italian classic, and while I won’t pretend it’s purely authentic (I’m not Italian…but I wish) it’s pretty darn close, with a mushroom addition/option that can be included or used as a vegetarian alternative.  I aim to please 🙂  Indulge in this.  It’s worth every delicious bite.

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Homemade bone broth (also called stock, without seasoning) helps speed healing and recuperation from illness. Just as the old adage implies, chicken soup really can help cure a cold! Specifically an amino acid in chicken, called cysteine, thins the mucus in the lungs and makes it less sticky in order to expel it more easily.…

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12 reasons why you should eat avocados (or you can skip this and go straight to the recipe): 1.) Packed full of essential vitamins and minerals (at least 20 for sure) 2.) No cholesterol, saturated fat or sodium 3.)  Lots of fibre (8g per 100g, to be exact) 4.) Contain more potassium than bananas!  Hello…

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  Indian curry is completely versatile, and from what I understand recipes vary from household to household with each generation offering their ‘secret’ into each delicious pot of this warm, spicy stew.  I’m a sucker for Indian food and while I won’t claim to be an expert on this cuisine I do enjoy eating it…

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Sometimes ‘sneaking’ in a veggie is necessary, mostly because it’s reassurance that the kids eat one, plus it can actually be a guilt-free feeling when you realize that the veggie actually improves the taste. So no sneaky secrets, squash is supposed to be here and everyone will love it!

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Creating a habit of roasting a chicken on a weekly basis will do wonders for meal planning!  A whole chicken is the MOST economical and will either feed many mouths or create leftovers to turn into another (or same!) meal next day.

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