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Aug 31, 2018

Apricot Ginger Sauce Fruit Sauce 101

Apricot Ginger Sauce

© Chef Michael Smith 2018 Every chef knows how easy it is to jazz up dessert by pureeing fruits into…

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Aug 24, 2018

Strawberry, watermelon and vanilla popsicles

Strawberry Watermelon Popsicle

When it’s hot outside, is there anything better than a popsicle to cool down? Even better, when they’re made with…

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Aug 16, 2018

Chocolate Chip Spinach Banana Bread

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Where has summer gone?! While I love baking all-year-round, my mind really shifts into baking-mode come September. Back-to-school, office treats,…

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Aug 7, 2018

Nice cream

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Nice cream is the vegan version of ice cream made out of frozen bananas. Not only is it a great…

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Jul 30, 2018

Watermelon Mint Salsa

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Recipe by Chef Michael Smith This is a delicious condiment to add to your grilling or snacking repertoire. Like any…

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Jul 23, 2018

All about Swiss Chard!

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This month we are featuring the colourful and nutritious Swiss Chard!  Swiss Chard, also known as just chard, is a…

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Jul 19, 2018

Raw Pizza Kabobs

These raw pizza kabobs are are kid-friendly and the assembly allows for customization all around. Perfect for picky eaters, dietary restrictions, and those just looking for a fun appetizer

Summer is all about staying cool, eating well, and keeping it simple! Growing up, my mom refused to cook three…

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Jul 6, 2018

Tofu Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

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Full of flavour, texture, and all-round goodness, these Marinated Tofu Summer rolls are packed with wholesome ingredients and make for…

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Jun 30, 2018

Easy Family friendly meal prep for vegetables all week

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Time slips away from all of us at one point or another. You get home from work, you’re hungry, you…

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Jun 28, 2018

Rhubarb Chutney for Grilling Season

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Recipe by Chef Michael Smith 2018 Rhubarb chutney is a tasty condiment side-kick for whatever hits your grill this season.…

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May 30, 2018

Sweet Pea & Mint Hummus with Spicy Pita Chips

Sweet Pea Minted Hummus

© Chef Michael Smith 2018 Hummus is most often made with dried legumes like chickpeas but it’s just as delicious…

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Apr 20, 2018

Smashed Cucumber Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

Smashed Cucumber Salad with an Asian style dressing from Chef Michael Smith

Recipe by Chef Michael Smith A smashed cucumber tastes very different from a sliced one. Brighter, fresher, more floral, and…

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Apr 9, 2018

Vegetable Croquettes

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Croquettes that the whole family will love, that’s a winning recipe! Everyone knows you’re supposed to be eating more veggies…

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Mar 26, 2018

Rosemary Vanilla Glazed Parsnips

Rosemary Vanilla Parsnips fill Half Your Plate

© Chef Michael Smith 2018 Parsnips are a root vegetable, the way a plant stores sunshine as sugar. They keep…

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Mar 20, 2018

5 uses for your cauliflower

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You always hear, the more colorful a vegetable is, the more vitamins and nutrients it contains.  Certain vitamins are responsible…

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