Food

Zucchini Moussaka

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This is my personal, quick and easy version of a classic favorite. This zucchini moussaka is lighter and easier to make than its eggplant counterpart, not to mention that in order to cut even more on the calories and workload, I skip the heavy bechamel topping and decorate my moussaka with tomato slices.   Zucchini […]

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Slow Cooker Polish Pickle Soup

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No, I’m not pregnant again, thank you very much. I just love pickles. And soups. And this brilliant combination of the two. My Polish friend M. is the one who introduced me to this dish. M. is a medical professional, a talented musician, a great cook and an all around funny guy. He has this […]

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On new arrivals, forgotten recipes and a quick Goat Cheese and Tomato sauce Pasta

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On June 30th, 2011 at 17:17 in the afternoon to be exact, my new baby girl literaly glided into the world and our waiting arms. For once, after two very long and difficult past births, I was rewarded with a wonderful experience. If you are reading this, thanks everyone at the hospital!   Now that the […]

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Baby Countdown #7 Cucumber salad in Tahini sauce

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I have a confession to make. I have deliberately started this baby countdown with no real intention of finishing it. I was beyond certain that the baby will come quicker than my list of recipes will dry out. Well guess what? Tonight I am posting the last recipe on the list, bending to reach my keyboard over my […]

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Baby Countdown #5 Miniature Cheesecakes

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Captain’s log, post-date three. As if it was humanly possible, I woke this morning to a lower, more protruding belly. We are attracting sympathetic looks from passers-by. My husband took one look at me this morning and started wondering if we are going to have a baby basketball. I took one look at me this morning […]

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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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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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