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Summer Vegetable and Sausage Pasta Dinner

Summer Vegetable and Sausage Pasta Dinner

Summer Vegetable and Sausage Pasta Dinner

This sausage pasta dinner is cooked with zucchini and summer squash and Jerry tomatoes. And then everything is tossed with a plate basil cream sauce. A hearty but fresh and definitely easy summer supper.

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Your Radish Recipes Just Got Better!

Radish Recipes and Ideas where the radishes are cooked. Here Roasted Radishes with Peas, Dill and Lemon by @cookthestory

Spring is here and I’m in the mood for radish recipes. You too? Well you’ve come to the right place. Today I’m telling you how to cook radishes (and why you should cook radish!) so that you can add radishes to recipes in a whole new way.

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Bangers and Mash Bread Recipe for #MakeItMine

Bangers and Mash Bread: Mashed Potato Bread loaded with crumbled sausage and red onion by @cookthestory for #MakeItMine

The #MakeItMine Challenge this time was Bangers and Mash. Click here to check out my doozey of a Bangers and Mash story and my recipe for Bangers and Mash bread (yes, it is Potato Bread loaded with sausage and onion. And you’re right: It is amazing!).

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas, Please

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Coming up with healthy breakfast ideas that are easy to make can be a challenge. This protein-packed simple Breakfast Guacamole is as delicious as it is easy to make.

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Pasta Carbonara: A Quick & Easy Pasta Recipe

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My Pasta Carbonara Recipe is enriched with Greek Yogurt making it healthy and delicious. It uses mainly staple ingredients meaning that it is a go to recipe that saves me at the end of many busy days.

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Healthy Appetizer Recipes: Les Canapés

Apricots with Goat Cheese, Almonds and Rosemary. Canapés make for such simple and healthy appetizer recipes. Celebrate them with us all through March!

Spring is almost here! And I want to have friends over for a sunny evening of chat and snacks. But I don’t want to undo all my hard dieting work. Canapés, like this little apricot version, are the easiest healthy appetizer recipes.

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A Warm Goat Cheese Dip for a Romantic Dinner

This is a warm goat cheese dip with lemon and basil that uses bread sticks, cherry tomatoes and zucchini as dippers.

A romantic dinner needs to be something that is delicious but easy to leave half uneaten while you go do…erm…something else. And then you come back to it later and have some more. This warm goat cheese dip is

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A Quick, Easy and Inexpensive Mid-Week Meal: Shrimp, Caper & Red Onion Topped Penne on Arugula

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When I was a kid, shrimp were luxury items. We had them on special occasions like New Year’s Eve or when watching the Grey Cup. Since then, the price of shrimp has come down A LOT. They’re still not as cheap as chips (that reminds me, they taste super-darned good alongside chips!) but if paired […]

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Strawberry And White Chocolate Pancakes For J *AND* For His Mom

For my son’s first week of school the plan was to make him some sweet treats that he would totally love. But somehow my own taste buds managed to get in the way. I dreamed up some pancakes stuffed full of his favourite things. Then I got practical and narrowed it down to strawberries and […]

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My Opinion Monday: The Recipe Project. Charmed, I’m Sure.

When I found out about The Recipe Project last week my inner cynic kicked in. Yeah right, what this world really needs is a bunch of celebrity sell-out chefs setting their recipes to music and then waxing poetic about how music has influenced their food. Surely somebody associated with this project (where somebody = everybody) […]

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