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Archive | July, 2012

How to Dry Herbs

My friend, Vicky, gave me some herbs.  I wasn’t sure what to do with them at first.  I received sage, oregano, and mint.  This was my first time tasting fresh mint and it is strong!  Actually, all of the herbs have a very intense flavour.  I decided to dry the herbs.  I didn’t want them…

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1 Minute Flourless Chocolate Cupcake

Flourless Chocolate Cupcake

I’m guest posting at Oh Cake!!!!!  You get to see the yummy chocolate cupcake recipe I teased you with on Facebook.  Ohhhh and another surprise!  I’ve been working on a cookbook for months now!  It is 2/3rds done and this is one of the recipes:D  I’ll keep you updated on the progress.  The theme of…

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Act Fast! Free Kindle Books

I was window shopping over at Amazon and I noticed these free kindle books! If you don’t have a Kindle you can download the computer version by clicking here Click here to get the 30 Minute Paleo Diet Expert Another book that is FREE!!!! Click here to get the 17 Day Diet Paleo Cookbook Recipes…

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My Experience with Grass Fed Beef

On July 12th I had my first taste of grass fed beef!  Just getting the beef was an adventure.  I did a lot of research on local farms, and grass fed beef too.  I discovered a vendor that was within driving distance.  I emailed the farmer, got a quote on prices, and was surprised to…

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Low Carb Gluten Free Mac Cookies!

I want to introduce you to Mac Cookies, short for Macadamia Nut Cookies!!!  Guess what the secret ingredient is?  …nope, not macadamia nuts but they do make it taste great.   Coconut Palm Sugar!!!  I bought this sugar like 6 months ago but with the move from Toronto I couldn’t find it:P  I went out and…

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Low Carb Gluten Free Blueberry Bagels

Blueberry Bagels

Mornings can’t get any better than eating a bagel when you haven’t had one in a LONG long LONG time!  I’ve been keeping a secret from all of you.  I’ve been huddled in the kitchen day and night (in between beach time) perfecting my coconut flour baking recipes!  I am proud to say I made…

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Low Carb Chocolate Bark

I love this snack.  I’m guilty of eating chocolate bark all the time.  I eat it in the morning, after coming home from work, for dessert….  I love chocolate bark. What’s nice about chocolate bark is its versatility.  You can flavour it anyway you want; mint, fruit, nuts etc.  The same goes for sweeteners.  Any…

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Low Carb Cabbage Rolls

Today I’m guest posting for Sofie at The German Foodie. Every time I look at Sofie’s recipes I think of traditional food.  When I was thinking of what to make, cabbage rolls came to mind.  Now, they are actually traditional Hungarian cabbage rolls but when I told my mother I was taking the rice out…

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Kombucha Adventure


I just had a drink of kombucha and it tasted nothing like what I expected.  It tasted wonderful, fizzy, pop like, full of flavour….it didn’t taste like the gross cloudy juice with what looks like mold growing in the bottom would taste like. Kombucha is growing in popularity.  It’s a huge trend.  The idea of…

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Grilled Apple Slices

Happy Canada Day!!!! I recently discovered my new fav dessert recipe!  I was flipping through a cookbook about seasonal cooking/baking and there was a picture of grilled peaches.  The barbecue was already on since I was grilling some chicken wings for supper.  I dashed into the kitchen grabbed an apple, thickly sliced it, sprinkled cinnamon…

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