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Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Oven Temperature 180 degrees Celsius Makes 4 Ingredients: 4 Large Mushrooms (Large Flat, Portobello, Swiss Brown) 4 Small Mushrooms (any sort/type) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 Cloves Garlic (crushed, finely chopped or grated) 2 Spring/Green Onions, sliced 60 grams baby … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Soup by Marsha Mehran

I love reading books that marry a good story with good food as these are two of my favourite things (books/reading and food!).  So when I saw this book a few years ago I just had to have it.  But … Continue reading

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A beach where ‘HOPE’ comes in waves

It is wonderful that after all the isolation, social distancing, scary viruses, being indoors and not being able to go to your favourite places (or even discover new favourite places) we can now get out and about again and enjoy … Continue reading

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The year 2020 is not what I was hoping for!

The year 2020 is not the year I was hoping it would be.  Yes I planned to get this blog going again which is now happening but I planned to do so much more.   More travel, more volunteering, more getting … Continue reading

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At My French Table by Jane Webster – Review

I picked this memoir, biography, auto-biography, (whatever you want to call it) up from my local library.  I love reading other people’s stories and they’re even better if they involve food and travel, two of my favourite things! This is … Continue reading

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Vietnam – Colourful, Happy, Exciting!

Last year Wayne and I decided we wanted to visit Vietnam and Cambodia (we had only ever heard great things from others who had travelled there).  We tossed up ideas as we wanted to see as much as we could … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Makes approx. 12-14 Balls Ingredients: 80 grams Almond Meal 7 Medjool Dates, halved and seeds removed 3 tablespoons Crunchy Peanut Butter 1 tablespoon cocoa Zest of ½ orange 1 tablespoon juice from the orange Method: Place all the ingredients into … Continue reading

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New year, new ideas, new foods and better health.

Hello and Happy New Year to all my loyal followers, friends and family. Well what a year 2018 was!  It started out with my partner, Wayne dealing with a few health problems, one being a Type 2 Diabetes diagnoses.  And … Continue reading

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CHOCOLATE WALNUT BROWNIES

Oven Temperature degrees Celsius       170 Makes approx. 12 squares Ingredients: 125 grams butter 75 grams dark chocolate chopped/broken ¾ cup sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¾ cup plain flour 100 grams walnuts, chopped … Continue reading

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SMALL GREAT THINGS IN ONE BIG BOOK!

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult Last week I finished reading a wonderful book.  When we think about the troubles we have on this earth in this day and age it makes you wonder whether we have progressed at all … Continue reading

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