Food Lover’s Cleanse

Tori WesszerBreakfast, Dinner, Food, Lunch10 Comments

Well … it’s that time of year again … the transition after those New Years resolutions are starting to fizzle out. BUT summer is catching up to us quickly!!! The muffin tops are starting to return, the thighs are rubbing and your skin looks like an old ball of dough with the changing of season. Everyone is taking measures to …

Food Friday: Coconut Chicken Curry

JillianDinner, Food4 Comments

Happy Friday…and Food Friday at that!!!! I know that I’ve posted about this recipe before but it is honestly SO good that I have to share it again. I just made it again this week and was still in awe with how amazing it tasted. Both Justin and my taste buds and tummy’s were SO satisfied!!! It’s so quick and …

Happy Planet NEW Soup Love

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I don’t know about you guys but do you ever feel like there’s not enough hours in the day to get everything done!?…I know I do!!! Especially lately and coming up to Christmas, I have been SOOO busy trying to juggle everything that I almost forget about what I’m putting in my body. Have you ever wished that pre packaged …

Food Friday: French Onion Soup

JillianDinner, Food, Vegetarian5 Comments

Today’s french onion soup is brought to you by my ever so lovely cousin, Tori fromFraiche Nutrition. She really knows how to make my belly happy and my heart warm. Read on for possibly the best homemade french onion soup you’ll ever make…DROOOOOL!!!!   If you look up ‘comfort food’ in a dictionary I’m pretty sure that you will see …

Food Friday Flashback: Southwestern Pasta

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I haven’t shared a pasta recipe in a VERY long time…and this one HAS to be one of my all time favourites, so I’m sharing it with all of you once again!!! Justin and I LOVE the mix of smoky and fiery flavours in this dish, balanced with the smooth, refreshing avocados – it is divine! Ingredients 2 cups of …

Food Friday: Chuck Pizza

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My cousin’s husband, Charles, created this amazing combination of ingredients, and I’ve been ADDICTED to this pizza ever since!! For most pizzas, I typically use the Jamie Oliver recipe for pizza dough…it’s FOOLPROOF and delicious!! Pizza Dough Ingredients 1 kg white bread flour or Tipo ’00’ flour, or 800 strong white bread flour plus 200g finely ground semolina flour 1 tsp …

Food Friday: Spring Salad

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A couple of weeks ago, I was flipping to Chatelaine magazine & came across one of their salad recipes, which inspired me to create my own take on their spring salad!! Adjust the ingredients to your liking, and add or omit anything you’d like! The nice thing about salads is that they’re so versatile! I love the zesty combination of grapefruit, …

Food Friday: Coconut Chicken Curry

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Even though I say I am a foodie, I only have two distinct Indian food memories… 1) In 2001 I went on a date with a guy who was shorter than me (I’m 5’2) because he was relentless. We drove his ‘67 Camaro (with a skull stick shift) to his aunt’s Indian restaurant, where he proceeded to tell me, and …

Food Friday: Spaghetti Carbonara

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I’m excited to share this delicious dish with you guys but before I do I want to share something that is important to me: respecting and being aware of where our meat comes from. I am all up for a Micky D’s once in a while (and yes we can’t always control where we get our food) but it is …

Food Friday: Apple Tuna Melt

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I’ve been making tuna melts since I was in diapers pretty much… well, maybe that’s a stretch, but it’s been a long long time!! And with so many years of practice, I really think I’ve found the PERFECT addition to the classic melt – apples! They add a sweetness, a freshness, and a crunch. Combined with the sharpest cheddar cheese …