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Coconut and Cornmeal Pancakes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When I was young I heard this often from my mom. Today I find I echo my mother in so many ways, and this is just one of them. “Make time for breakfast!” Early mornings in our home are quite rushed though, and it’s a little…

My Food Story & Salmon with Masala Onions

“Is this Canadian food, Mama?” My 6 year old asked just as I was packing her lunch this morning. In the tiffin, I had packed whole wheat pita with homemade hummus, snap peas and cucumber, along with a couple of strawberries on the side. While a normal lunch menu in our house today, this box…

Mini Lentil Pancakes With Cauliflower {Dal Fritters}

Lentils are the original superfood. They come naturally packed with fibre and protein, are low in fat and have amazing cholesterol lowering properties. With these nutritional qualities coupled with a low carbon footprint, one would think that lentils would be a part of EVERYbody’s daily diet. But somehow that isn’t case. Instead of the recognition…

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Festive Favourite: Rustic Indian Peda With Roasted Pistachios

Diwali is around the corner and there is much to love about this festival. New clothes, fun with friends and family, the feasting, and of course the fireworks. This season is a big celebration for more than a billion people around the world, and though there are many stories connected around this festival the main…

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Comfort Cooking: Vegetable Pilaf Topped With Crispy Brussels Sprouts

I love to cook and try out new recipes, techniques and flavours but only if I know my kids will eat what is put in front of them. That’s a tall order and it’s even more of a battle on days when there are only vegetables on the menu. Thankfully there are a few vegetables…

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The Only Grilled Chicken Recipe You Will Ever Need

As the weather starts to warm up, the patios pop up on the sidewalks as do the BBQ grills in the backyard. My hubby usually takes charge of the grill – there’s something very manly about the whole hype surrounding the outdoor grill. The recipe and the preparation is still in my charge though, and…

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