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Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes  With Thanksgiving fast approaching I am finding myself experimenting more with root vegetables and traditional fall fare. This recipe is a great alternative to a potato side with a great boost of anti-oxidants. Serves 4 1 pound/453 g Sweet Potato, peeled and…

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Roasted Teriyaki Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Teriyaki Brussels Sprouts Ever since I posted my Brussels Sprouts Salad recipe, my mother can’t walk by a Brussels sprout without commenting that “she used to boil the (beep) out of them and serve them as is”. It’s a sore subject for her! Now…

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Chocolate Cherry Biscotti

Chocolate Cherry Biscotti This is my decadent version of the Italian, twice baked cookie. The sweetness of the dried cherries add a richness and sweetness and it’s funny that this is described as decadent because it’s whole wheat and low fat! Makes about 18 Biscotti…

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Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder I must admit this is really good! Any time you are going to make a soup with corn, add in the cobs; you get a ton of flavour from doing that. This is a hearty stick-to-your-ribs chowder that still has butter and cream…

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Roasted Broccoli and Tomato Salad with Lemon

Roasted Broccoli and Tomato Salad with Lemon This is another really easy side dish that is brightened up by the lemon. Adding the tomatoes completely transforms this dish. The lemon adds such a great depth of flavour and freshness that it makes this a perfect…

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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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