The Best Plant-Based BLT You’ve Ever Had

 

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How are your Meatless Mondays going? For many, who would rather eschew meat than chew it, avoiding raiding the animal kingdom for a snack is no problem. But for those that are trying out veganism or vegetarianism, giving up some of their favourites can be a real struggle. Take the classic BLT for example. Today we look at a vegan reboot of this iconic sandwich that is just as delicious as the real thing. Continue »



Keeping it Cool on Canada Day

 

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Watermelon “cookies” and ice cream

 

Our nation’s one hundred and fifty-first birthday, Canada Day, is Sunday. And unless you’ve been living in a cave- a lovely, cool cave- you may have heard that it’s expected to be a scorcher. If you haven’t planned a menu for the special day, here’s a look at a few of out favourite menu ideas that will help make you the coolest kid on the block. Continue »



Going Green with Iceberg Soup

 

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Chilled lettuce soup is a wonderful addition to any summertime menu, and a great way to use the outer leaves that you might otherwise discard. It may not sound tempting, but trust me, once you master this super easy recipe you just may find yourself making it all summer long. Continue »



Theme and Variations on the Salade Niçoise

 

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As we all know, it’s important to get a proper amount of greens in your diet, and fresh salads are one of the best ways to get your daily fix. So dust off that ol’ Baribocraft salad bowl, whisk up a little oil and vinegar and let’s get started on one of our favourite summer salads, one that is a meal in itself, the Salade Niçoise. Continue »



Save The Bees, Don’t Kill Dandelions

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If you’re like many North Americans, you grew up thinking dandelions were evil weeds, hell-bent on invading and destroying that hallmark of suburban bliss, the front lawn. But it turns out dandelions are actually pretty wonderful and amazing plants which should be celebrated rather than berated. Dandelions are flourishing now, and the vigorous plant survives all summer long, and is a delicious food source for bees and humans, so rather than fight them, why not make peace with them? Continue »