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Why You Should Soak Nuts Before Eating Them

Why You Should Soak Nuts Before Eating Them

A porcupine has quills, opossums act dead when threatened, and newts turn their ribs into spikes when in danger. Talk about defense mechanisms! But, did you know? Nuts have similar mechanisms, too? No spikes or death rays… but they do have a natural component that repels predators so that they can grow to full maturity….

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Vegan Cinnamon Curry Quinoa Burgers with Gluten-free Burger “Buns”

Vegan Cinnamon Curry Quinoa Burgers with Gluten-free Burger “Buns”

It’s rare that I make a recipe more than once or twice. It’s not that I don’t enjoy the things I make, I just enjoy the thrill of experimenting with new recipes far more than relying on the tried and true. Call me risky. Since as far back as I can remember, I’ve enjoyed trying…

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Spring Leek and Lemon Chicken Patties with Steamed Veggie Salad

Spring Leek and Lemon Chicken Patties with Steamed Veggie Salad

Earlier this year, we set a goal of eliminating most of the microwave cooking in our home. As a result, the stockpile of homemade frozen meals that got us through the workweek no longer held much significance. I could make the meal from scratch in the same time it took to defrost it in the…

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Grilled

Grilled

Our family’s pretty passionate about their grilling. Come rain, sleet, snow or blizzard, my Dad will brave temperatures below -30C for a slab of charred meat. Crazy Canadian. While I love my grilled meals, I’m not too keen on being cold. Thankfully, the weather’s just starting to heat up, neighbors are out on their patios…

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Iron Goat Pub and Grill, Canmore

Iron Goat Pub and Grill, Canmore

Kevin and I decided to jump in the car on Sunday for a drive through the mountains. The plan was to bring our cameras and explore a couple of back roads; stopping when we saw something interesting, then ending our travels at Iron Goat Pub and Grill in Canmore. The day began as any should…

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Lean and Clean Turkey Burgers

Lean and Clean Turkey Burgers

Although the scent of chai has filled our house with the transition to fall, and the homemade chai lattes are flowing freely in the kitchen, I’m not ready to say good-bye to summer. I can accept that the Canadian in me will be enjoying burgers on the grill throughout the depths of winter… so long…

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Dairy Lane Cafe, Calgary

Dairy Lane Cafe, Calgary

Gluten-free burgers. These three words are like music to my ears, like trumpets sounding, and angels singing. Well, you get the idea. When we heard Dairy Lane; a local cafe in the heart of Calgary; was serving up gluten-free dishes, we put it on the top of our dinning list… along with at least a…

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The Meat Controversy

The Meat Controversy

I think it has to be said before I get into this topic that I was vegetarian for 5 years and a vegan for 4. I have nothing against vegan or vegetarian diets and fully support the choice to go cruelty-free. If done healthfully, and if right for your body, I commend those who are…

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Bison and Yak Burgers

Bison and Yak Burgers

Print Bison and Yak Burgers Author: Leanne Vogel Recipe type: Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Low Carb, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  55 mins Serves: 6   I just love making these ahead of time. Either cook and store in the freezer for quick reheat or store raw separated by waxed…

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