Recipes

A Versatile Recipe

October 16, 2017 |

Some foods we eat are not relegated to a certain meal or a particular time of day.  Chili is one such dish.  It is excellent for lunch or supper and great fare to take along for a potluck.  As a bonus it is also quick and easy to prepare. This recipe is the result of…

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Fusing Two Tasty Cultures

October 9, 2017 |

  Pasta is a great way to present a quick, one dish meal that is a perfect backdrop for lots of colourful and healthy plant-based foods. In this recipe Italian seasonings intermingle very delectably with Mexican spices to create this nutritious and delicious one dish meal.   MEX-ITALIA PASTA ¼ cup apple juice 1 cup…

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Greeting the Morning With Grains

September 4, 2017 |

The eating of healthy grains daily is linked to a longer healthier life. Notice the important word here – “healthy”. Many grains that we are presented with are highly refined and missing their beneficial components or have other less healthful ingredients added to them. A case in point is granola, offering an excellent opportunity to…

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You Don’t Have To Say Goodbye to French Fries!

August 14, 2017 |

Let’s face it, french fries are very alluring, tempting you with their delicious aroma and crunch/creamy texture. However, whether we are omnivorous or plant-based, we all know that they are not a healthy food choice. Happily, I bring you some good news. There is a way to make perfectly delicious french fries without using any…

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The Black and the Gold

July 17, 2017 |

This is the perfect summer salad.  It is quick and easy to prepare and stands up well in an outdoor picnic scenario.  Its vibrant colours create an irresistible invitation to dig in.  Most importantly it is very tasty and chock full of all the goodness that can be found in beans and vegetables.    BLACK…

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My name is Debra Harley (BScPhm) and I welcome you to my retirement project, this website. Over the course of a life many lessons are learned, altering deeply-rooted ideas and creating new passions.