Category Archives: lunch

Garden Fresh Kale Salad

This Garden Fresh Kale Salad is easy to make, packed full of everything good for you, and uses local, readily available vegetables. It was recently brought to my attention that my recipe for Kale Salad is not on my blog. … Continue reading

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Asparagus-Avocado Salad with Peas and Radishes

Even though I’ve lived in this valley all my life, I never tire of its beauty. Neither, apparently, does my daughter who is on a work-away on an olive farm in Tuscany right now. The closing line of her last … Continue reading

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Chipotle Chicken Tostadas

  Last week, we dined at a local restaurant with friends. For my starter, I ordered Oyster Tacos. $12. I was a little surprised to discover that half a breaded oyster (yes, you read that correctly) topped each taco. Half. … Continue reading

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Stinging Nettle Quiche

In keeping with my quest to replace many of my old favourite meals with those that are gluten or wheat-free, I had planned to make a Crustless Stinging Nettle Spanakopita tonight, similar to my original recipe . With no feta … Continue reading

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Kiwi-Cucumber Salad with Toasted Walnuts

February is Heart Month and today is Valentine’s Day. Let’s skip the chocolate (nooooooo . . . ) and be kind to our hearts. I learned something new today. I’ve always known that kiwi fruit were a good source of … Continue reading

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Feed a child. Nourish a Mind. #feedsouthafrica

I am a Grade One teacher. You can tell right away that I’m Canadian, as I’d be calling myself a First Grade teacher if I lived in the US. I have a delightful class of 6 and 7-year-olds who live … Continue reading

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