Category Recipes

Are you ready for the last long weekend of summer? While you might be getting ready for the first day of classes, it's important to take a little time out for some rest and relaxation before all your assignments and tests begin! Here's a menu for an easy barbecue to have with family and friends.

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Oven Roasted BBQ Ribs (by

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Black Bean Salsa Salad (from

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Grilled Vegetable Kebabs (from

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Vegan Strawberry Sorbet (from

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Summertime Cherries

A couple of us from Start From Scratch have been visiting the Okanagan and have been indulging in the fresh food and wines that this region is known for. Whenever I visit Kelowna, I eat copious amounts of cherries (in fact, I’m munching through a bowl right now). There is just something about big, juicy

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Picnic Season

The grass is finally green, the skies are blue and the sun is shining, so why not pack yourself a picnic and take it to a park in your neighbourhood or even Prince’s Island Park? All you need is a loaf of bread, some cheese, veggies, this potato and artichoke salad and a jug of

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Treat your Mom

This Sunday, May 12 is Mother’s Day and a perfect opportunity for you to show off your skills! Cook your Mom a brunch, dinner, dessert or snack and make her proud. Here are a few easy recipe ideas for you: For every Mom who deserves to be over-indulged: Blueberry Cheesecake Overnight French Toast by Julie

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Kill it with kale

Kale. is. everywhere. Not that it’s a bad thing, it’s a nutritional superstar that may just be the healthiest food on the planet. Jump on the kale bandwagon and move beyond kale chips with these recipes: Kale Spanikopita Trianges from – Switch up spinach for kale and try out phyllo dough, it’s not as

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Recipe Monday: Guinness Brownies

First of all: WELCOME BACK DAN! You’re just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! To celebrate your return from the land down under and St. Patrick’s Day, let’s all make a batch of these Guinness Brownies. Slainte! Guinness Brownies (courtesy 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons

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Dip it

Main course: Done. Dessert: Done. Appetizer: Will tortilla chips and salsa suffice? In a pinch it might, but you shouldn’t forget the bits and bites you should serve to your guests while the main course is cooking. They get the party started and foreshadow what is to come. Here are some quick and easy dips

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