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August 2016

In the Kitchen

Dad’s Famous Pizza Dough

Pizza! I love pizza! I confidently can say that it is my favourite food. There are so many variations, so many flavours that it can hold. How could you go wrong with it?! I could likely eat it every day… maybe not the same kind but as I said, there are so many options for toppings and the flavour combinations you can explore seem endless!  ...

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Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Have you ever seen the show Chopped? It’s my favourite cooking show. The contestants are given random ingredients and they have a certain amount of time to create a dish for a specified course. I find the dishes some of the chefs create are absolutely fascinating. They are so creative with their use of ingredients! Sometimes, I get in the mood  ...

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One Bowl Double Chocolate Brownies

This is my go-to recipe for brownies. Let me rephrase. This is my go-to recipe for when I have to bring a dessert or snack anywhere. In fact, I made this recipe to bring to Kendra’s when I went over to plan the next baby shower with our friends. Yes, there’s another baby shower coming. Tis the season! I literally took them out of the oven, put  ...

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Parmesan-Crusted Bruschetta Chicken

This year I planted a garden for the first time! It’s the first year we have lived somewhere that had a backyard and enough space to warrant a garden (aside from last year when my son was born, but planting a garden wasn’t really the first thing that came to mind when we moved in 4 weeks before his due date!). Mind you, it wasn’t your average  ...

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Italian Sausage and Vegetable Pasta Bake

I like easy meals. As much as I enjoy cooking, convenience is still high on my priority list, at least most days. Before maternity leave, I had to make dinner after getting home from work… work where I cooked most days… some days all day. I also have this thing about having dinner ready before hubby gets home from work. It’s totally  ...

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Kendra’s Signature Guacamole

Oh how I love thee, avocado. Let me count the ways! Seriously, I love avocado. It was my first food, and I’ve been eating as much of it as I can get since that time. I’ve never had it prepared in a way I didn’t enjoy. Its a great way to take in healthy fat, and is reasonably priced. I add it to sandwiches, put it on top of my  ...

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