Blanched Asparagus Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

June 10, 2014

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and asparagus is in season! Who here absolutely loves asparagus? Honestly, I’d be lying if I told you it was one of my favourite vegetables. I like it, but it’s just not a favourite of mine, but I’ve been trying to eat more local and seasonal, so I’ve been […]

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Pan Seared Scallops over Creamy Avocado “Pasta”

September 19, 2013

I look forward to Fridays. Not because it’s the end of the week, but because Friday is the day I go grocery shopping with my boyfriend’s Mom. We make three stops: Starbucks, Superstore, and Costco. Starbucks for tea. My order is a grande zen in a venti cup with ice. Superstore is where we buy […]

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The Great Taco Bowl Competition

August 13, 2013

We’ve all heard the phrase, “you are what you eat” before. Well, if that were true, I’d be an avocado right now with all of the guacamole I’ve been eating lately. I’m on a huge guacamole kick and I doubt it will ever end. Avocados are too damn good to ever stop eating in excess. […]

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Strange But Good Smoothie Add Ins

July 11, 2013

As I was lying in bed this morning I was thinking about how much I’ve been loving smoothies lately. Clearly my addiction has to do with the hot weather we’ve been getting lately (did I mention yesterday was insanely hot? Think over 40 degrees C – that’s over 104 degrees for you who use Fahrenheit), […]

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My First Avocado Smoothie

June 13, 2013

Avocado, how I love thee! I eat them plain… on toast… in my sandwiches and wraps on salads or on fish or as a simple side dish! Avocado is necessary when whipping cottage cheese to make it over-the-top-delicious! (recipe here) Avocado is also necessary when making guacamole or Laura’s delicious Blood Orange and Avocado Scones […]

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