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Strawberry Mango Salsa

The kids and I went berry picking at a U-pick earlier this week, and we came home with 5 large baskets of strawberries. I’ve cooked some jam, cooked some more jam, and some more jam (my kids love strawberry jam, what can I say?). I’ve also frozen some berries whole in glaze. My Mom does […]

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Creamy Gazpacho

This is another entry for the Real Women of Philadelphia contest. This was submitted during appetizer week. We really, really liked this Creamy Gazpacho, and I will definitely be making it again. Super simple to throw together, not to mention healthy, AND delicious! You can even have some fun serving it, you can serve it […]

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Creamy Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

These tomatoes are stuffed with the super healthy, gluten-free, grain-like seed called quinoa. Most of the flavour comes from using the Garlic and Herb flavoured cream cheese. Super simple to make, yet impressive looking and most importantly, delicious! This dish goes great with steak, chicken, or fish. Save Print Creamy Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes Author: Jeanine Friesen […]

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Creamy Asparagus Soup

I know this Creamy Asparagus Soup may not look like much, but it is so delicious. The adults loved it, the kids loved it, what more do you need to make a great soup? This soup did have the asparagus tips in there, but you know what? They sink. So, although they were there, they […]

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Waldorf Inspired Quinoa Salad

This salad isn’t a Waldorf salad in the traditional sense, but it takes a lot of the same great flavours of a Waldorf salad, and combines it with the power-house seed, quinoa. I made this Waldorf Inspired Quinoa Salad for supper one day while we were having BBQ beef ring and potato salad, it was […]

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Greek Quinoa Salad

Yum! If I had the ingredients on hand, I’d make this Greek Quinoa Salad again. But, I don’t have any feta cheese. Or quinoa right now either. Shoot, guess I’ll just have to be patient and wait a little longer.  We (read “the adults”) really loved this salad. I can’t wait until the summer, when […]

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Fabulous Fruit Dip

The other day I was looking for a fruit dip. While we were at the grocery store, my boy asked if we could buy a pineapple. Both he and my daughter pick pineapple off of their pizza, so I thought…sure! Then you can eat pineapple, and see that it really is good. Mind you, the […]

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The Best Gluten-Free Chicken Fingers (Baked, not Fried!)

These really are the best gluten-free Chicken Fingers, and they are Baked, not fried! I hadn’t had great chicken fingers since going gluten-free, but now that has changed. These were great! And so nice too, because you know what kind of meat it is. It is so nice to know what you’re eating.   Save […]

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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

We had this Quinoa and Black Bean Salad for supper last night, together with Salsa Chicken and let me tell you, I’m really looking forward to having the leftovers for lunch. Before this past summer, I’d never had quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is like a gluten-free super food. It is loaded with protein and other vitamins […]

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