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Easy Elegance For Special Occasion Desserts

Easy Elegance For Special Occasion Desserts

There’s always room for dessert, especially as the cooler weather rolls around. Meringue-based pavlovas make the perfect signature dessert worthy of any celebration. They are festive, sure to please and surprisingly easy to prepare and enjoy. This delicious recipe is ...

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Prepare Nutritious, Tasty Fall Dishes

Prepare Nutritious, Tasty Fall Dishes

We all want to feed our family healthy, nutritious food. One nourishing and budget-friendly pantry staple is pulses, a category of crops commonly grown in Canada that includes lentils, beans, peas and chickpeas. A new Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada research ...

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How To Overcome Sugar Cravings — You Can!

How To Overcome Sugar Cravings — You Can!

By Chef Selwyn Richards Culinary Columnist Certain foods or food-type cravings can be more difficult to overcome than others. Sugar, alcohol, carbohydrates, and caffeine are some of the top offenders. Here is one of the more specific cravings — sugar ...

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Pick-Me-Up Chocolate Soy Smoothie

Pick-Me-Up Chocolate Soy Smoothie

By Chef Selwyn Culinary Columnist This chocolate banana soy smoothie is a great way to start the day! Ingredients (serves 1) 1 cup soy milk (plain or vanilla) 1 medium banana, quartered 2 Tablespoons chocolate syrup 3 ice cubes Method ...

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Fresh Herbs: The Key To Glorious Gourmet Salads

Fresh Herbs: The Key To Glorious Gourmet Salads

By Chef Selwyn Richards Cuisine Specialist When you see a professional chef throw together a gourmet salad, chances are there are at least a few fresh herbs in the mix. The tender, bold, savory, sweet, pungent, earthy, and otherwise distinct ...

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Fresh Herb-Infused, Cucumber-Topped Asparagus Salad

Fresh Herb-Infused, Cucumber-Topped Asparagus Salad

By Chef Selwyn Richards Cuisine Specialist Ingredients 3 pounds freshly picked asparagus, trimmed 1 bunch green onions 3 cups fresh small cucumbers, scrubbed clean 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon fresh chervil 1 Tablespoon fresh chives 1 Tablespoon fresh mint ...

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Lemon Chicken, Spinach And Rice

Lemon Chicken, Spinach And Rice

By Chef Selwyn Richards Cuisine Specialist If you take a base food, such as lean, skinless chicken, you can combine this staple with some whole foods, and have simple, delicious, healthy, and nutritious meals, using under three ingredients. Here is ...

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Cream-Of-The-Crop Chops

Cream-Of-The-Crop Chops

By Chef Selwyn Richards Culinary Expert Ingredients: 1 (10-3/4 ounce) can cream of celery soup 3 Tablespoons sour cream 4 baking potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced Salt and pepper 4 (1 inch thick) pork chops 2 Tablespoons olive Method: 1.  ...

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Curb Your Cravings And Live More Healthfully

Curb Your Cravings And Live More Healthfully

By Chef Selwyn Richards Culinary Columnist Curbing your cravings can help you lead a healthy lifestyle and I am pleased to bring you the first in a series of articles to support your good health. In this series, we will ...

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Quick Meal Idea: Salads

Quick Meal Idea: Salads

By Chef Selwyn Richards Culinary Columnist I love salads for lunch or dinner almost any day of the week, but especially in the summer when it’s just too hot to cook. Salads are very versatile and healthy. You can easily ...

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