summer

Recipe: Gluten Free Poutine Burger

Burgers
Gluten Free Poutine Burger

It is Burger Fridays again and todays burger is not, what I would call a “healthy burger”. It is also NOT a low carb burger but it IS a really good burger. I wanted to do something different. I wanted to play. Playing is a fundamental part of the joy of cooking for me. Playing with […]

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Recipe: Butter Chicken Burgers

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Recipe: Butter Chicken Burgers

  I visit the Calgary Farmer’s Market every week. I usually there around lunch time and stop at Shef’s Fiery Kitchen and have a small order of her butter chicken.It has the right combination of spice, herbs and creaminess in the dish. Butter chicken is a dish that this past winter I was trying to master […]

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Recipe: Cucumber Herb Salad

Salads
Cucumber Herb Salad

Today I’m sharing a very healthy salad with you. Truthfully, salads in general are very healthy but the add salad dressings can cause excess calories and fat. Todays salad is full of vitamins and minerals but is also low in calories and carbs AND you won’t miss out on flavor. I love cucumbers, especially in […]

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Recipe: Stuffed Greek Chicken Burger

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Stuffed Greek Chicken Burger

Here is another stuffed burger recipe for Burger Fridays!  It was inspired from my love of Greek salad and feta cheese. Oh, I love good feta cheese, especially a sheep/goat soft feta that I get at Kalamata Grocery store here in Calgary. The feta is in large barrels and the clerk will cut out a chunk […]

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Recipe: Roasted Strawberry Goat Cheese Salad

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Roasted Strawberry Goat Cheese Salad

  It’s day 33 of our Summer house renovation, as well as the moving out of our youngest. I’ve discovered quite a few things in the last couple of weeks. When our son moved out I fell apart, quite literally! I knew he had planned on moving out in September but when we were informed it was […]

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Recipe: Cheddar Cheese Stuffed Burgers

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Cheddar Cheese Stuffed Burgers

So here it is folks, the first of the Burger Friday recipes I’ve been promising. Now that I’m living low carb, I really find the need to infuse as much flavor and variety into the burgers I BBQ this summer. I want the patty to stand on its own. I don’t want to feel like […]

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Recipe: Bacon Jam

Jam
Bacon Jam

We are about to start ‘Phase Two’ of renovations on our home. This past winter we renovated the dining room and family room. We’ve been blessed to find a wonderful designer and contractor who helped us through this process. What I learned from phase 1 was that renovations are a great way to “clean out” […]

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Recipe: Gluten Free Rhubarb Cake

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Gluten Free Rhubarb Cake

  Rhubarb season is here. Time for some Rhubarb cake, muffins, and Rhubarb strawberry pie. With the fresh produce now coming into the Calgary Farmers Market I’m back to my weekly shopping trip on Friday morning to see what I can load up on. The Innisfail growers had hanging strawberry plants and lettuce gardens available, so those items […]

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