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Brussels Sprout Salad with Maple Vinaigrette


Did you grow up hating these little cabbages?  Did your mom or dad boil the heck out of them leaving them flavourless and mushy? (For the record, my parents never did this, in fact, I don’t even think I started eating brussels sprouts until my adult years!) Even if you had a bad experience in the past, I think I…

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Slow Cooker Pork & Cabbage Stew


St. Paddy’s Day is tomorrow so in honour of my somewhat Irish side (I may not look Irish but was born a “Kelly”!) I did a bit of a throw back to a recipe I had as a kid. I remember one of my Dad’s favourite meals was pork hocks and cabbage.  To a young kid “pork hocks” sounded pretty…

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Strawberry Spinach Salad


Even though the weather outside is still frightful you can dream of summer days with this light refreshing salad. I know it may be the dead of winter, but my body is telling me I need salad! Maybe I’m slacking on the greens lately.  I tend to stick to root veggies throughout the winter, but something came over me the…

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Purple Powerhouse Smoothie ~ Low-Sugar, Vegan


The weather out in BC has turned to almost summer with temperatures already hitting the mid 20s! I am itching to get my garden planted.  This is also the time I start craving fresh berries and smoothies! I really try to eat in season meaning more root veggies and dark leafy greens in the winter and more fruit (mostly berries)…

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Pumpkin Everything!!! Pumpkin Spice Fudge ~ Vegan, Low-Sugar, Low-Carb


It’s that time of year again! A nip in the air, jackets come out, scarves come out, boots come out…PUMPKIN EVERYTHING, EVERYWHERE!  You either love it or you hate it, I am definitely in the LOVE category.  I have posted many pumpkin recipes (check them out here, here, here, here, here, here, and here). So yeah, you could say I…

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Buh-Bye Boring Cabbage!


Are you tired of the same old boring boiled cabbage? Maybe you grew up hating it because your Mom boiled it to death.  Luckily, I had parents who are amazing cooks and while we may have had boiled cabbage in the past (I’m not knocking it – it’s awesome with loads of salt and vinegar!), now my Mom makes a…

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