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Entirely Worth it: Tahini Fudge

Entirely Worth it: Tahini Fudge

Posted Aug 21st, 2018

Tahini fudge is an indulgence without the guilt. Packed with healthy fats and no refined sugar, you can eat this stuff for breakfast and feel like this day's got nothing on you.

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A Trip to Bakeland + Blueberry Crepe Torte

A Trip to Bakeland + Blueberry Crepe Torte

Posted May 5th, 2018

Marit Hovland's cookbook, Bakeland: Nordic Treats Inspired by Nature, is a real beauty filled with seasonal recipes like this easy blueberry crepe torte.

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Friday Rituals + Cameron Stauch’s Cucumber and Shredded Tofu Skin Salad

Friday Rituals + Cameron Stauch’s Cucumber and Shredded Tofu Skin Salad

Posted May 2nd, 2018

Vegetarian Viet Nam by Cameron Stauch is an essential addition to any cookbook shelf for its satisfying recipes, including this cucumber and shredded tofu skin salad.

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Eating at Home with Voula Halliday

Eating at Home with Voula Halliday

Posted Jan 18th, 2018

Voula Halliday's new cookbook, Eat at Home, takes the stress out of preparing and eating meals at home. Here's what it's like eating at home with Voula Halliday.

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Off-Kilter: Blueberry Dutch Baby

Off-Kilter: Blueberry Dutch Baby

Posted Nov 11th, 2017

Blueberry Dutch baby is so super quick and easy, it's bound to become a breakfast or brunch staple. Think of it as pancakes made even easier.

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Toasting Routine: Fresh Wine Slushies

Toasting Routine: Fresh Wine Slushies

Posted Sep 5th, 2017

Fresh Wine slushies are a break from the routine. They're a fresh and fun way to toast the summer that was — and still is.

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Weekend Project: The easiest way to preserve tomatoes

Weekend Project: The easiest way to preserve tomatoes

Posted Sep 3rd, 2017

Got heaps of tomatoes? Roasting them for freezing is the easiest way to preserve tomatoes and prevent waste. It's also incredibly flavourful.

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Hanging On: Bryant Terry's Fresh Corn Salad with Bell Peppers and Tomatoes

Hanging On: Bryant Terry's Fresh Corn Salad with Bell Peppers and Tomatoes

Posted Aug 26th, 2017

One of my favourite ways to eat corn at the height of the season is in Bryant Terry's fresh corn salad with bell peppers and tomatoes. It's sweet and easy.

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My favourite cookbooks of the summer + Laura Wright's Peaches, Peas and Beans Summer Salad

My favourite cookbooks of the summer + Laura Wright's Peaches, Peas and Beans Summer Salad

Posted Aug 22nd, 2017

Laura Wright's peaches, peas and beans summer salad is a seasonal staple and from one of my favourite summer cookbooks, The First Mess Cookbook.

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Weekend Project: Amy Bronee's Rhubarb Jam

Weekend Project: Amy Bronee's Rhubarb Jam

Posted Jun 16th, 2017

Amy Bronee's rhubarb jam is wonderful way to preserve one of spring's finest crops. This easy-to-make jam is bound to become a family favourite.

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5 Reasons to make Sweetsugarbean's Double Chocolate Olive Oil Zucchini Bread

5 Reasons to make Sweetsugarbean's Double Chocolate Olive Oil Zucchini Bread

Posted May 15th, 2017

Sweetsugarbean's Double Chocolate Olive Oil Zucchini Bread is a superlative version of the classic quick bread that hides veggies within it.

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Fall Rolled Up: Apple-Cranberry Fruit Leather

Fall Rolled Up: Apple-Cranberry Fruit Leather

Posted Oct 21st, 2016

Apples and cranberries are two fall fruit stars. They're the perfect foils for each other in this simple apple-cranberry fruit leather.

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How to preserve herbs like you and basil are BFFs

How to preserve herbs like you and basil are BFFs

Posted Sep 19th, 2016

Preserving herbs: These three easy ways to preserve herbs help cut food waste, save money, and keep your pantry well-stocked with incredible flavours.

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How to smoke food like you're hot stuff

How to smoke food like you're hot stuff

Posted Sep 8th, 2016

The smell of smoked food awakens something primal in all of us. Here's an easy tutorial on how to smoke meat and vegetables at home.

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Rituals + strawberry, rhubarb, ginger shrub

Rituals + strawberry, rhubarb, ginger shrub

Posted May 30th, 2016

This strawberry, rhubarb, ginger shrub made with verjus is a great way to use up excess fruit and put something interesting into your glass.

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Feeling Nourished + a giveaway

Feeling Nourished + a giveaway

Posted May 4th, 2016

Nettie Cronish and Cara Rosenbloom deliver healthy recipes full of flavour in Nourish: Whole Food Recipes featuring Seeds, Nuts & Beans

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The lunch you need to make yourself: The April Listicle

The lunch you need to make yourself: The April Listicle

Posted Apr 12th, 2016

Smashed chickpea, harissa and spinach toasts are an incredibly satisfying snack or lunch with a healthy and flavourful kick.

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How to poach an egg to make Anthony Bourdain swoon

How to poach an egg to make Anthony Bourdain swoon

Posted Apr 5th, 2016

How you cook an egg says a lot about you in the kitchen. Here's how to poach an egg that would make Michael Ruhlman proud and Anthony Bourdain swoon.

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Hip, hip, hooray for hipster bread

Hip, hip, hooray for hipster bread

Posted Feb 16th, 2016

Hipster bread is an updated spin on Hippie bread, using different grains and flours to make a hearty and healthy loaf of bread.

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Bragging right: Buckwheat noodle salad with winter vegetables

Bragging right: Buckwheat noodle salad with winter vegetables

Posted Jan 26th, 2016

The New Year marks a move to healthy eating. This buckwheat noodle salad with seasonal winter vegetables is both healthy and hearty.

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Lentils are the new black: The January Listicle

Lentils are the new black: The January Listicle

Posted Jan 20th, 2016


So much for no longer being grossed out by eating

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Truths and aspirations: Cold Snap pear smoothies

Truths and aspirations: Cold Snap pear smoothies

Posted Jan 7th, 2016

These recipes for smoothies using the Cold Snap pear with chocolate or orange juice will give you the boost you need to get through your day.

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Like buttah: Sweet potato chipotle dip

Like buttah: Sweet potato chipotle dip

Posted Dec 16th, 2015

Sweet potato chipotle dip combines the nutritional punch of sweet potatoes and red lentils with a pop of smoky spice from chipotle peppers.

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Shaken and stirred: How to mix a cocktail like a pro

Shaken and stirred: How to mix a cocktail like a pro

Posted Dec 5th, 2015

Tend your home bar like a pro with this easy tutorial on how to mix a cocktail. These tips, tricks, tools and techniques will leave your thirst quenched.

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One to tuck away

One to tuck away

Posted Oct 16th, 2015

This recipe for lemony plum cake is one to tuck away for when the stone fruits come in season again. Red plums are best, but yellow and blue also work.

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