Tag Archive: lemons

cake with olive oil, almonds & citrus

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Olive oil is the new fat for a healthier cake! Trade the butter, lard or vegetable oil for olive and you’re on your way to transforming many a cake recipe – add a whack of citrus and almonds, and you’re halfway to Tuscany!

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!

lemonade from scratch

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Lemonade from scratch is the only way to go and could not be easier to put together! I can’t think of a better reason to keep a batch of lemons on hand at all times, and we all have sugar and water. Master the basic recipe and then move on to a myriad of ways to serve up this summer classic!

apple sauce in the slow cooker

apple sauce in the slow cooker

Apple sauce from scratch could not be easier, especially when your method of choice for cooking is in your slow cooker. Once you master the basic method, have fun with different seasoning and fruit combinations to come up with your own signature blends!

artichokes with olive oil, lemon & sea salt

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Artichokes are a delectable vegetable and worth learning how to prepare, cook and serve! From simply steaming to stuffing, roasting, grilling or sautéing – not only are artichokes healthy but they’re incredibly delicious! When you see artichokes on sale, buy them up and take advantage of all the ways to serve this very versatile vegetable!

coconut lemon muffins with chia seeds

glazed lemon coconut chia seed muffins

A new spin on lemon poppy seed muffins – healthier whole-grain pastry flour stands in for regular, pumped up chia seeds stand in for poppy and coconut oil & flakes bring added flavour & texture, not to mention added health benefits! With muffins like these, you can dig in on a regular basis!

sole with butter & lemon

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Sole is a blank canvas just waiting for you to write on the slate of how it will be served up today – with lemon, thyme & parsley it’s sole meunière, with capers it’s sole doré, with spinach, white wine & onions, it’s sole florentine, with tomatoes & cream it’s sole duglère, with grapes & fresh tarragon it’s sole véronique, with a trip through an egg wash and breadcrumbs it’s sole colbert – and with what you like, it’s an original.