• Easter brunch 2022 - it's full of good eats, wonderful family, and some much needed down time. Let's dive into some of these fresh, delicious, and Mexican inspired brunch dishes. Time to cook up!
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    Easter brunch 2022 – it’s full of good eats, wonderful family, and some much needed down time. Let’s dive into some of these fresh, delicious, and Mexican inspired brunch dishes. Time to cook up! Easter Brunch 2022 Mexican Street Corn Tostadas Old Fashioned Cornbread Mexican Watermelon Salad Gluten Free No Bake Cheesecake These four dishes above will give you a nice balance of hearty, fresh, and light dishes (oh, and of course, dessert!) for your Easter celebrations. My favourite, the no bake cheesecake. Yes, it…

  • or dinner, or even for lunch the next day. You won't be disapointed with this refreshing salad. Okay, let's get cooking!
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    Recipe: Mexican Watermelon Salad

    Mexican watermelon salad – this bright and fresh dish is sure to spice up any table! Eat it for breakfast, for dinner, or even for lunch the next day. You won’t be disapointed with this refreshing salad. Okay, let’s get cooking! Also, one thing to note, I haven’t leared how to pick out the perfect jicama yet, so please share your tips below. Cooking Light has some great tips and tricks on how to cook with jicama – check them out if you like this…

  • Old fashioned cornbread - and it's gluten free! This fluffy cornbread uses mediumed ground cornmeal and it's so moist, hearty, yet not dense. Okay, let's get the oven turned up and get our baking on!
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    Recipe: Old Fashioned Cornbread

    Old fashioned cornbread – and it’s gluten free! This fluffy cornbread uses mediumed ground cornmeal and it’s so moist, hearty, yet not dense. Okay, let’s get the oven turned up and get our baking on! Ingredients 2 cups of gluten free cornmeal 1 teaspoon of baking soda 2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 teaspoon of salt 4 tablespoons of agave 1 1/2 cups of plain yogurt (not Greek) 4 tablespoons of melted butter 1 egg First, set the oven to 400 degrees and grab your…

  • No bake cheesecake is light, fuffy, and a great way to celebrate brining the family together. Let's not bake up.
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    Recipe: No Bake Cheesecake

    No bake cheesecake – it’s light, fluffy, and the perfect dessert for bringing family together. You can add skor, peanut butter cups, or keep it classic. In this case, with Easter just around the corner, it’s Cadbury eggs! Okay, let’s not bake up! Ingredients Crust 1 box of Kinnikinnick’s smoreables graham style crackers a stick of salted butter, melted Filling 300g of cream cheese 50g of icing sugar 1 tablespoon of vanilla 150ml of whipping cream 1 cup of crushed Cadbury eggs (and 1/2 a…

  • Mexican streen corn tostatada are the perfect way to combine bean dip and the savoy goodness of street corn. Have them for brunch, lunch, or even dinner - let's get cooking!
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    Recipe: Mexican Street Corn Tostadas

    Mexican streen corn tostadas are the perfect way to combine bean dip and the savoy goodness of street corn. Have them for brunch, lunch, or even dinner – let’s get cooking! Ingredients Black Bean Dip (full recipe) Mexican Street Corn (2/3 of a recipe) 8 tostatds First, make the full recipe of the black bean dip. I’m a huge fan of this dip, it’s great with veggies, on tacos, or even in the morning with an egg wrapped burrito. It’s got a bit more zip…

  • Chickpea and avocado salad - it's simple, fast, and super tasty (just don't add too many red onion chunks!). Plus, it's got my favourite dressing - poppyseed. Okay, let's get chopping so we can get eating.
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    Recipe: Five Spring Salads

    Five spring salads, to roll in the slushy, sunny, and springy days! We’ve got savoury salads, sweet salads, and salads loaded with fruits and veggies. Let’s get cooking! Five Spring Salads Sweet Potato and Blackberry Salad Roasted Carrot Salad Chickpea and Avocado Salad Blackberry Chicken Salad Pomegranate and Pear Salad These five salads make use of mixed greens, some flavourful dressing (hello poppyseed – my favourite!), and are loaded with veggie and fruit goodness. Hearty salads for dinner or lunch. Which one sounds good to…

  • Pomegranate and pear salad is fresh, full of flavour. Oh, and the pomegranate seeds (which are frozen, so easy-peasy) are a burst of brightness. So good!
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    Recipe: Pomegranate and Pear Salad

    Pomegranate and pear salad is fresh, full of flavour. Oh, and the pomegranate seeds (which are frozen, so easy-peasy) are a burst of brightness. So good! Okay, let’s get chopping, crumbling, and tossing – this salad won’t last long. Ingredients 6 cups of mixed greens 1 pear 1/2 a cucumber about 1/2 cup of pomegranate seeds 1/4 cup of crumbled feta about 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts poppyseed dressing (or your favourite vinaigrette) First, wash and dry the mixed greens. Then, make the dressing (if…