Delicious, flavourful food that supports a nutritious and healthy lifestyle. I believe in a balanced diet, not in a diet of deprivation. I believe in using fresh, local ingredients.
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Baked Lobster Dip

Baked Lobster Dip Mike’s family lives on the east coast of Canada where they have access to incredible seafood.  When they visit, they bring us presents, one of which was this canned lobster; another ingredient I was scared to cook.   I have been facing my…


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Pasta in a Fresh Dill-White Wine Cream Sauce

Pasta in a Fresh Dill-White Wine Cream Sauce Did I mention that I love my herb garden??? To be honest though, it was only the inspiration for this dish; alas this is store bought dill. I have only ever had dill in pasta once before,…


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Steamed Mussels in White Wine and Garlic

Steamed Mussels in White Wine and Garlic This is another dish I was terrified to make, and really for no reason at all.   Not only is this a really easy dish to prepare, it is incredibly nutritious which is why I chose this for my…


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Penne alla Vodka

Penne alla Vodka  I have a confession to make, this was the first time I had this pasta. Every time I thought about it, I would think about how much cream, fat and calories were in it and then I’d talk myself out of it.…


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Herb Crusted Goat CheesePan Pizza

Herb Crusted Goat Cheese Pan Pizza  I’ve warned you about the pan pizza recipes but I’m trying not to be obnoxious!   I wrote this recipe last month but I didn’t want to post it too close to my other pizza recipes; I can’t help it, they’re…


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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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