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How to make the creamiest risotto in under 30 minutes

Whenever I make risotto, it’s because I am in the mood to make risotto. It’s one of those dishes that requires your care and attention, but in the best way possible. The scent of browned butter, sweet onions and wine cooking together will take you to another world.

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Lemon and Dill Baked Salmon

David and I used to live in a cosy basement apartment in the wonderful food-centric neighbourhood of Roncesvalles. Fruit markets, butchers, bakeries, cafes, spices shops and fresh fish markets abound. It was in these early years of our marriage that I discovered my love for food and cooking.

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Roasted Eggplant Parmesan

You may have picked up in previous posts that I am trying to eat more vegetarian meals. My main reason is because I want to add more fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes to my diet. I realized that I rely way too much on meat + carbs and often neglect to add any sort of veg to my dishes.

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Raspberry + Tahini Breakfast Smoothie

As a new mom, smoothies have become a meal at least once (sometime twice) a day in my house. It’s a quick, easy, and delicious way for me to get all my fruits/veggies for the day and doesn’t require much prep work.

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Coconut Chickpea Curry (& baby’s first foods!)

My baby boy started eating FOOD! You must know that cooking is my love language. It gives me great pleasure to feed the people I love. I also love to eat. So it’s my mission to introduce my baby to all the amazing flavours this earth has to offer.

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Matcha Oatmeal with Caramelized Bananas

My matcha obsessions has been going strong for over a decade now, so I don’t know why it took me this long to finally try matcha oatmeal with caramelized bananas.

For the past week, I have confined myself to my house in order to: a) get my infant on a more predictable sleep schedule;

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Homemade Cheese Stuffed Pizza

This summer I discovered the beautiful art of making homemade pizza. I love pizza. But the thought of making it myself felt daunting. Until I went to a potluck dinner and saw my friend Troy whip up an amazing pizza meal in 30 min.

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Recipe: the healthiest chocolate pudding you’ll ever eat

There used to be a time when snack packs and dunkaroos and fruit-by-the-foot constituted the coolest snacks among my peers. Somewhere along the way, however, these snacks became demonized and replaced by things like cliff bars and chia seeds and actual real fruit.

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Pad gra prao (Thai basil beef)

I’m not a fan of breakfast food. I was never into the whole ‘cereal and milk’, ‘toast and peanut butter’, ‘english muffin’, sort of thing.  Often times I would just skip breakfast entirely – which is problematic seeing as numerous studies keep pointing to the importance of starting your day with a healthy breakfast.