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Blackened Chicken Penne with Shrimp

Blackened Chicken Penne with Shrimp  In my very early 20’s, a whole lifetime ago, I used to go to little bar that had a full dinner menu before 10 p.m. Without a doubt, my favourite dish of theirs was the Blackened Chicken Penne. The waitress…

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Spiced Chicken Rub

Spiced Chicken Rub We’ve all been there; too many dried herbs and nothing really to do with them. For some bizarre reason I love Cajun spice. I say bizarre because I can’t handle spicy foods but I make it work here. To get a little…

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Hearty Chicken & Noodle Casserole

Hearty Chicken & Noodle Casserole I must admit, casseroles were not a regular item on my family’s table growing up. In fact, I think the first casserole I had ever had was my Lightened up, Baked Macaroni and Cheese. Mike on the other hand, is…

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Home Style Potato Wedges

Home Style Potato Wedges These wedges are reminiscent of the ones you got at a chip wagon when you were little. They have the really crispy crunchy dark edges that usually spell grease, usually! The key to getting the yummy edges is roughly scraping the…

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Whole Wheat Brioche Hamburger Buns

Whole Wheat Brioche Hamburger Buns The first time I made these buns, I was a few months pregnant with my daughter and I had the most insane craving for a burger with avocado on a brioche bun. For some reason, brioche buns aren’t available in…

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Here you’ll find recipes that taste indulgent but aren’t; I take my favourite naughty foods and make them nice! I believe in getting more bang for your proverbial buck; less fat equals more food with a smaller waistline.
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