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Recipe Schmecipe: Pizza Dough

I’ve been meaning to post this recipe for quite a while. It is my favorite pizza recipe and I usually make two batches and freeze the dough for later use. Honestly, if you plan it ahead of time, it’s faster and way cheaper than take out pizza. Pizza Dough Makes dough for 2 pizzas Ingredients: …Read More

Recipe Schmecipe: Basic Sugar Cookies

Here is a simple sugar cookie recipe to impress your loved one with on Valentine’s Day. I love this recipe as it’s a perfect canvas for decorating on any given holiday. Basic Sugar Cookies ½ cups Softened Butter ¾ cups Sugar 1 Egg 1 teaspoon Vanilla 1-½ cup Flour ½ teaspoons Baking Powder ¼ teaspoons Salt Preheat oven to 350°F/177°C. Sift …Read More

Recipe Schmecipe: Homemade Instant Pancake Mix

Making pancakes is very simple but we still turn towards those pre-packaged, processed boxed mixes. With Alton Brown’s recipe for a homemade pancake mix you can get the same convenience but without the processed nutritional nasties. It’s a lot cheaper as well! Instant Pancake Mix: From Alton Brown, Food Network 6 cups all-purpose flour 1½ …Read More

Recipe Schmecipe: Asian-Style Beef and Veggie Noodles

I love the versatility of this dish mostly because you can switch around the meat and vegetables to suit your needs and make use of whatever vegetable is lying around in your refrigerator. Use Napa cabbage, spinach, bean sprouts, green beans, peas or whatever else floats your boat. It is filled with tons of fresh, …Read More

Recipe Schmecipe: Homemade Bread

One of the things I love doing is making bread. The wonders of bread-making never cease to amaze me. Granted, it does take some time and patience but the end result is more than worth the effort. Without further ado, here is the recipe:   Homemade Bread 1½ cups warm water 1 tbsp active dry …Read More

Recipe Schmecipe: Spiced Potato and Ground Beef with Peas (Aloo Keema)

I don’t know about you but all I want to do in winter is to hibernate, eat hot comfort food and curl up with a good book. And although most of us make the New Year’s resolution to lose weight, it is kind of hard to achieve our goals when the cold, bleak winter practically …Read More

Slow Cooker Recipe: Cinnamon Tea (Soojunggwa)

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When I was sick last year, I really tried to take care of myself by sleeping more, popping Ester-C + Cold-FX, and being more careful about what I ate. So while I was out, I opted for sushi. (As a child, I was told that fried and cold foods were bad for sore throats.) At …Read More

Back To School Snack Ideas For Canadian Kids

While I was surfing the Internet for some healthy things to pack in my children’s lunches for school I stumbled upon some pretty neat ideas for snacks that are not only nutritious but fun to look at.  I can only imagine they’d be just as fun to eat.  I thought I would share a few of these ideas with you in hopes that …Read More


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