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I'm a Canadian mother of two with a passion for food and cooking. I'm increasingly discovering that delicious food can also be healthy! So, I am sharing my favourite recipes with like-minded home cooks. Along the way, I'll also be writing about food-related topics such as gadgets, books and television. Let the culinary adventures begin!

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Pressure Cooker Review: Instant Pot is Amazing

After years dabbling in slow cooking, I’ve recently become a pressure cooker convert. The slow food movement conjures images of dedicated nature-lovers cultivating their own sourdough cultures…

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YamChops Part 2: Dragons DO Eat Vegan!

One of my first LettuceMeat feature articles back in 2014 covered Toronto-based YamChops, arguably the world’s first “Vegetarian Butcher”.  Notwithstanding the clever juxtaposed food noun name (teehee!),…

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Chickens for Rent!

For city folk increasingly obsessed with foods that are locally sourced, organic, seasonal, farm-to-table and sustainable (think Portlandia’s on-point “Farm” episode), the idea of raising chickens in their backyard is…