Monthly Archives: March 2015

easter egg nest
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Easter egg nests

This is a great and easy recipe for an Easter weekend brunch. (You can also pack any leftovers in your lunch and take it to work!) Using a muffin pan, you basically make a little nest of bacon, turkey bacon or prosciutto, layer with some spinach (for vitamins!) and gently crack an egg into the…

Passover banana bread
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Passover/Paleo banana bread

Passover is just around the corner and if you’re tired of eating matzo for breakfast, lunch, dinner and every snack in between, here’s another option: Paleo banana bread! This recipe is one of my favourites from a book called Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry. It’s made with almond flour instead of white flour, and healthy…

pesto
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St. Paddy’s Day Pesto

When you think of St. Patrick’s Day you don’t necessarily associate it with pesto, but I recently discovered this recipe, based on the one in the Fresh cookbook by Jennifer Houston and Ruth Tal. It was amazing—and green! If you toss it with zucchini pasta (as we recently did in Marni Wasserman’s Fresh in Four…

Mom's Granola
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Mom’s Granola

My mom’s granola is another staple in her house and my kids love it. It’s one of those foods that they have come to associate with their grandmother’s love and their happy childhood. Somehow it’s a comfort food. We eat it on its own as a snack or on top of yogurt, parfait style. My…