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chickpea peanut sauce

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Peanut sauce made with chick peas, not vats of peanut butter is not only a healthy way to get garbanzos in your diet, but when pulverized in the food processor, mimics the texture of high fat peanut butter. This is a delicious sauce to accompany anything on your plate – chicken, pork, burgers, fish, salads, wraps … limited only by your imagination!

citrus roasted (or grilled) chicken

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Do yourself a big favour and roast a chicken at least weekly – it’ll turn into more meals than you could ever imagine! Enjoy is as is, or shred it and start creating – salads, pastas, soups, sandwiches, tacos, rice dishes – roasted chicken gets along with everything – kind of like Switzerland!

balsamic reduction

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Meet balsamic reduction, the drizzle juice from heaven, and by any other name – reduction, sauce, glaze, syrup – tastes as other-worldly. And just like many of my recipes, this too is a method – simmer the vinegar until the desired consistency is reached – the more it simmers the thicker it gets – which is pretty much the case with most things that hang over heat.

whole-wheat spiced pumpkin muffins

whole wheat pumpkin muffins

Pumpkin purée should be in every cook’s pantry! When you realize the versatility of this professional baker’s secret you’ll be turning out much more than just pies!

beets, their greens with thyme, balsamic & walnuts

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Beets & their greens couldn’t pack a bigger health punch – so if you’re not embracing the greens, you’re missing the best part! With the help of a little herbs, acid, sweet and crunch – you’ll be wondering what rock you’ve been living under not to have been going for the whole beet, tops and all!

chicken under a brick

chicken under a brick platter

Chicken cooked under a brick is flavourful, moist and tender, especially after marinating for a few hours. Whether you have a grill or simply a cast iron pan on the stove-top, this chicken will become a staple after the first time you try it.

cinnamon buns

cinnamon buns

Making cinnamon buns at home is easy, and with a simple recipe, you are assured perfect buns every time! Ice them or not and wow your family with these sensational cinnamon buns you made from scratch!

granola with dried fruit, nuts & seeds

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Granola is a great staple to have on hand at all times and by making your own you’re assured a pure, healthy product to enjoy in 100’s of ways. How to make granola is as easy as turning on the oven and having the ability to stir!