Baby countdown #4 Baby Carrots in Lemon and Garlic

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I guess I have babies on my mind. I wonder why. Oh yeah, maybe because I’ve got one sitting right over my bowels, waking me up at night with contractions that disappear just when I’m about to call Labour and Delivery and makes me, in general, look fat. Today I am celebrating two days post due. […]

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Baby countdown #3 Greek Salad Flavored Cheese Ball

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D-day has come. And gone. Alas, I am still a hot air balloon. On the bright side, the baby has been moving well this morning. On the not-so-bright-side, I’m still a hot air balloon. Talking about balls and balloons, I wanted to share with you this recipe for a delicious savory cheese ball. It is […]

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Baby Countdown #2 Slow-Cooker Easy stuffed Peppers

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Hello? hello? Don’t hang up! I’m still there! even though I came quite close to losing my operating room virginity this very afternoon. As it so happened, I was attending a routine 40 weeks check up today when the good doctor noticed that although the belly is prominent, it’s inhabitant is not, shall we say, […]

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Baby Countdown #1 Quick no-yeast whole grain bread

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So my due date is tomorrow. And just to make things interesting, I woke up this morning at 6 AM with regular contractions.  Regular, that is, until my kids woke up an hour later. I guess the sight of two wild haired, pajama clad toddlers stomping towards the bed was enough to scare even the contractions away. So instead […]

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A rant and a delicious countdown

I’d like to issue a a warning to my male readers: I am about to talk shop about my pregnancy. Be warned or just skip to the food photos down below at any time if you feel  faint. So after 17 weeks of nausea (as I wrote in the past, morning sickness is a term invented by a […]

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Quick Salmon Lasagna

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This last month our family has hit many important milestones. I have reached eight months of my third pregnancy, celebrated my seventh wedding anniversary and got fired by email, all in the same week! the following three weeks included goodies such as finding myself a replacement (an insignificant detail the highly intelligent (ahem) coordinator at […]

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Savory Bread Pudding

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This recipe is an easy and tasty way to use up some old bread. Thank you Joie for reminding me to post it! Now thanks to you I can clean up my freezer! Savory Bread Pudding Ingredients: 8 cups diced old unwanted bread, hot dog buns, whatever is kicking around your fridge or freezer 1 cup […]

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Slow Cooker Red Lentil and Swiss-Chard Soup

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What if you came home for lunch one day and in between reheating leftovers and hurrying back to work you realized that except that last slice of quiche you just inhaled, there is nothing to eat for supper? No problem, you might say, just call in some takeout or go out for a meal. Now, […]

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Fantastic glazed meatballs

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A small update to this recipe:  if, like me, you prefer your glaze slightly more savory then sweet, add another table spoon of soy sauce to the mixture. That  should take care of your sodium fix! Before we get to the details I want to take this opportunity and issue a serious warning. Do not […]

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Slow Cooker Coconut Chicken Curry

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This delicious chicken curry recipe is dairy free, relatively low fat (yes, I know there is coconut milk in there but I did skip on the butter, cream and heavy yogurt) and definitely hassle free. It couldn’t be easier to prepare. Similar to my Hungarian stew recipe, all the ingredients except the chicken are pulverized to form a […]

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