Butternut Squash Carbonara

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Butternut squash carbonara

Pasta – it has to be the ultimate comfort food. It was rather fitting that National Pasta Day fell on a bit of a dreary day, perfect for a warm wool blanket and a bowl of cozy noodles. I’ve always loved a good Carbonara: such simplicity. But also SO many calories. I stumbled upon a recipe on the Bon Appétit … View The Post

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Mushroom & Thyme Pizzetta

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Mushroom thyme pizzetta from Fraiche Nutrition

Pizzettas (or mini pizzas) are the perfect food for casual entertaining. It is by far our favourite meal to prepare for guests, so laid-back, and who doesn’t like pizza?  You can use a prepared store-bought crust if you are pressed for time; there are some great ones out there. I recommend putting out all of the ingredients and let our … View The Post

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Charles’ Chicken Parmesan

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Charles' chicken parmesan on white plate

I’m an 80:20 kind of gal. In fact, I think there are a lot of things in life that this ‘rule’ can apply to; eating is one of them. I’m the first one to take an extra helping of kale, but there are times when I give myself some slack and dig my fork into something slightly more decadent, like … View The Post

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Gluten-Free Veggie Burgers

Gluten-Free, Main Dishes, Recipes

Gluten-free veggie burger

I wasn’t sure how my husband, a complete carnivore, would react to me telling him I was making veggie burgers for his birthday barbecue.  I mean, I can’t blame him for being a little miffed.  After all, it’s HIS birthday, right?  So we settled on a compromise with veggie burgers being just one of the options and he was back … View The Post

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Rustic Italian Lasagne

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Rustic Italia Lasagne

There are a million ways to make lasagne, and everybody thinks theirs is the best (of course).  Well, I guess I’m as guilty as the next guy! I ADORE Italian flavours.  Basil, tomatoes, cheese… I mean, what is there not to love?  Pour me a glass of wine, put on some Dean Martin and I’m in heaven!  Now, this may not be … View The Post

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Asian Sesame Hoisin Chicken or Tofu

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Sesame Hoisin Chicken and Tofu

There is an emerging trend in nutrition called ‘flexitarianism’ that I must say, I’m rather drawn to. I’m a big supporter of a vegetarian diet for the obvious reasons that it is great for our personal health and the environment. However, many people shy away from the idea of forever abandoning that steak or grilled chicken. The concept of ‘flexitarian’ … View The Post

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