• Lemon Risotto
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    Lemon Risotto

    Serves: 2 as an entree or 4 as a side dish

    Time: 25 minutes Approx.

    Difficulty: Easy

    There is something so comforting about a bowl of cheesy, lemony risotto. Since childhood I have always loved the creamy consistency of dishes like risotto, and to me this is about as perfect as it […]

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  • Lemongrass and Ginger Mojito
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    Lemongrass and Ginger Mojito

    Serves: 2

    Time: 5 minutes active, 20 minutes prep.

    Difficulty: Easy

    Now that the weather has warmed up and summer is in full swing, it’s the perfect time to make a fun, fresh, summery cocktail! I love mojitos, any drink involving fresh mint is definitely a […]

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  • Red Lentils with Coconut Milk and Lemongrass
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    Red Lentils with Coconut Milk and Lemongrass

    Serves: 4 to 6

    Time: 20 Minutes approx.

    Difficulty: Easy

    Lentils are a member of the legume family that resemble tiny dried split peas in appearance and are vast in their number of varieties.  Although they may seem somewhat exotic, they have become a very common ingredient […]

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  • Chicken with Cannellini Beans and Leeks
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    Chicken with Cannellini Beans and Leeks

    Serves: 2

    Time: 30 Minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    When I’m craving something delicious but I don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen chopping and cooking, I usually turn to one of my favourite recipes from my trusted Happy Days with the Naked […]

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  • Minty Lemon and Almond Couscous
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    Minty Lemon and Almond Couscous

    Serves: 4 to 6

    Time: 10 Minutes Approx.

    Difficulty: Easy

    Couscous is such a versatile grain to have in your pantry. It cooks in minutes, makes a fabulous side dish and can be flavoured with any number of ingredients. This recipe is super easy, tasty and takes […]

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  • Moroccan Lamb Tagine
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    Moroccan Lamb Tagine

    Serves: 2 to 3

    Time: 1 Hour 40 Minutes approx.

    Difficulty: Easy

    Lamb is by far my favourite meat, there is just something about the smell of it cooking that takes me right back to my childhood. It is quite a fragrant somewhat ‘perfumey’ meat, for want of […]

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  • Cedar Plank Salmon with Grilled Lemon
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    Cedar Plank Salmon with Grilled Lemon

    Serves: 2

    Time: 1 hour, 35 Minutes including soaking time

    Difficulty: Easy

    Grilling on a cedar plank is a wonderful way to infuse salmon with a smoky flavour while ensuring the fish stays succulent and juicy. Cedar planks are available at most grocery stores including big box […]

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  • Grilled Corn with Chili and Lime Butter
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    Grilled Corn with Chili and Lime Butter

    Serves: 4

    Time: 60 Minutes, including prep. time

    Difficulty: Easy

    Grilled corn is a wonderful thing and during the summer months fresh corn on the cob is plentiful and very inexpensive. To me, fresh corn brings back childhood memories of hot days and barbeques. It is […]

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Lemon Risotto

Lemon Risotto

Serves: 2 as an entree or 4 as a side dish

Time: 25 minutes Approx.

Difficulty: Easy

Lemongrass and Ginger Mojito

Lemongrass and Ginger Mojito

Serves: 2

Time: 5 minutes active, 20 minutes prep.

Difficulty: Easy

Red Lentils with Coconut Milk and Lemongrass

Red Lentils with Coconut Milk and Lemongrass

Serves: 4 to 6

Time: 20 Minutes approx.

Difficulty: Easy

Chicken with Cannellini Beans and Leeks

Chicken with Cannellini Beans and Leeks

Serves: 2

Time: 30 Minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Minty Lemon and Almond Couscous

Minty Lemon and Almond Couscous

Serves: 4 to 6

Time: 10 Minutes Approx.

Difficulty: Easy

Moroccan Lamb Tagine

Moroccan Lamb Tagine

Serves: 2 to 3

Time: 1 Hour 40 Minutes approx.

Difficulty: Easy

Cedar Plank Salmon with Grilled Lemon

Cedar Plank Salmon with Grilled Lemon

Serves: 2

Time: 1 hour, 35 Minutes including soaking time

Difficulty: Easy

Grilled Corn with Chili and Lime Butter

Grilled Corn with Chili and Lime Butter

Serves: 4

Time: 60 Minutes, including prep. time

Difficulty: Easy

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Lemon Risotto

Lemon Risotto

Serves: 2 as an entree or 4 as a side dish

Time: 25 minutes Approx.

Difficulty: Easy

There is something so comforting about a bowl of cheesy, lemony risotto. Since childhood I have always loved the creamy consistency of dishes like risotto, and to me this is about as perfect as it […]

Share on Facebook

View Recipe

 
Lemongrass and Ginger Mojito

Lemongrass and Ginger Mojito

Serves: 2

Time: 5 minutes active, 20 minutes prep.

Difficulty: Easy

Now that the weather has warmed up and summer is in full swing, it’s the perfect time to make a fun, fresh, summery cocktail! I love mojitos, any drink involving fresh mint is definitely a […]

Share on Facebook

View Recipe

 
Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Serves: 2 to 4

Time: 40 Minutes Approx.

Difficulty: Easy

These crunchy roasted chickpeas make a great healthy option for a snack, but don’t let their healthy moniker fool you, these savoury little morsels are perfect for when you need a little something crunchy. Chickpeas, […]

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Red Lentils with Coconut Milk and Lemongrass

Red Lentils with Coconut Milk and Lemongrass

Serves: 4 to 6

Time: 20 Minutes approx.

Difficulty: Easy

Lentils are a member of the legume family that resemble tiny dried split peas in appearance and are vast in their number of varieties.  Although they may seem somewhat exotic, they have become a very common ingredient […]

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Lime Beer Salt

Lime Beer Salt

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Posted: May 4, 2015

Yeah…I didn’t know this stuff existed either, but I stumbled upon this one day on a shopping trip to Cost Plus World Market aka the happiest place on earth. Sure I’ve had a Bud Lite […]

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Chicken with Cannellini Beans and Leeks

Chicken with Cannellini Beans and Leeks

Serves: 2

Time: 30 Minutes

Difficulty: Easy

When I’m craving something delicious but I don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen chopping and cooking, I usually turn to one of my favourite recipes from my trusted Happy Days with the Naked […]

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Prairie Tap House

Prairie Tap House

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Posted: October 20, 2014

  Saturday’s lunch out was spent at Prairie Tap House in Eden Prairie, a casual and cool restaurant that opened in October of 2013, that offers Baltimore Style Pit meat barbeque. The menu is eclectic and has a wide […]

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Minty Lemon and Almond Couscous

Minty Lemon and Almond Couscous

Serves: 4 to 6

Time: 10 Minutes Approx.

Difficulty: Easy

Couscous is such a versatile grain to have in your pantry. It cooks in minutes, makes a fabulous side dish and can be flavoured with any number of ingredients. This recipe is super easy, tasty and takes […]

Share on Facebook

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Moroccan Lamb Tagine

Moroccan Lamb Tagine

Serves: 2 to 3

Time: 1 Hour 40 Minutes approx.

Difficulty: Easy

Lamb is by far my favourite meat, there is just something about the smell of it cooking that takes me right back to my childhood. It is quite a fragrant somewhat ‘perfumey’ meat, for want of […]

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Joia Grapefruit, Camomile and Cardamom Soda

Joia Grapefruit, Camomile and Cardamom Soda

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Posted: September 16, 2014

Last spring I was looking to purchase some grapefruit soda for a drink recipe  featured in my Cinco de Mayo menu, (I soon found out that this is something that’s a little difficult to find at my local grocery […]

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