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wild rice and barley salad

Wild Rice and Barley Salad with Coriander Vinaigrette

Nutty wild rice and chewy barley combine in a far-from-ordinary salad to brighten up your summer menu. The grains are tossed with an aromatic vinaigrette spiced with coriander, cumin, turmeric and cinnamon, then sprinkled with currants and toasted almonds. The salad is full read more
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One-bowl chocolate almond brownie recipe

When you hear “one-bowl cake” what comes to mind? Something cake mix-ish may be? Something easy, but not necessarily from scratch? What if I told you I had a recipe for a cake that can become brownies on a whim? That you can mix up in a food processor. That’s cake- read more
Bouchées énergétiques à l’avoine et au beurre d'arachide

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bites - a healthy snack option that's quick and easy. This recipe lends itself to endless variations. You could use different nut or seed butters and change up the quantities of chia, flax meal and hemp, all depending on what you have in the cu read more
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Wholesome snacks for kids – a free e-book

Will I spend the rest of my life craving new pencils and pens at the end of August? It’s warm and sunny. We’re still mowing the lawn. My tomatoes have yet to ripen. It is very much summer. But, I keep thinking about September. I’d say this preoccupation was a little cr read more
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Gingerbread pumpkin bars

If molasses had a season I'd say it's Autumn. There's something about the tangy, warming flavour of molasses that makes it the perfect partner for all sorts of Fall baking. I have already gone on and on about what a lovely couple apples and molasses make, so now I'll move alo read more
orange spice crackle cookies

Orange Spice Crackle Cookies

If you had to choose your all-time favourite cookie, could you do it? Could you narrow down your choices so that one and only one cookie emerged as the favourite? I know I could. I’d choose these orange spice crackle cookies, and this is why: The cookies are beautifu read more
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Blueberry flax gingerbread makes a great afterschool snack

First week of school. It hits you right between the eyes, doesn't it? This is my transition week, when I stumble from summer into September. I had forgotten how rushed the mornings can be with a school bus to catch. It's sooo dark on my early morning walk with the dog. read more
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One-bite molasses brownies are extra fudgy and easy

Summer has arrived in my neck of the woods. Blue sky and glorious heat. Every window in the house opened wide all night. We’re not exactly wilting in the heat but it’s a respectable 26 C with a salty scent of the ocean in the air. This is our ice cream season, the time o read more