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Microwave Apricot Jam

This jam practically sustained my mother in law through a whole weekend of wrangling babysitting my two little scoundrels treasures, while the hubby and I took off to ogle watch Bon Jovi in Winnipeg. All. By. Ourselves. In mere 72 hours we came close to missing our flights and  everything we payed for due to various mechanical failures,… Continue reading Microwave Apricot Jam

Bread · Recipes · Reinventing leftovers · Side dish · starters dips and snacks · Vegan · Vegetarian

Simple and flavorful Bruschetta

I was hesitating if to post this recipe due to it's simplicity, but then I remembered that sometimes, the simplest, most basic of recipes are the hardest to find out there in the World Wide Web. No fancy duck confit here folks. Bruschetta is a great way to use up leftover bread and look sophisticated all… Continue reading Simple and flavorful Bruschetta

Recipes · Salads · Side dish · Uncategorized · Vegan · Vegetarian

Zucchini in garlic, mint and lemon

In case I don't mention it often enough, we live in a very remote location. The asphalt stops at our village. You will have to take either a plane or a boat to continue norther bound. The nearest decent size shopping center is over a 1000 kilometers away (sniff). Our (un)fortunate remoteness from civilization brings us closer… Continue reading Zucchini in garlic, mint and lemon

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Quicky Microwave Orange Marmalade

Do you like orange marmalade? the bitter-sweet tangy kind with real pieces of orange peel in it? So do I.  Sooo good on a fresh slice of bread, even better if you sneak in some butter. How about sugar? lots of industrial, processed, white sugar? do you like that? oh, and some Fructose (another name for… Continue reading Quicky Microwave Orange Marmalade

Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · Sweet tooth · Vegan · Vegetarian · Whole wheat · Whole Wheat

Fluffy whole wheat vegan pancakes

  I am not vegan. But that does not mean that I cannot appreciate a good pancake when I sink my teeth into one. This recipe was inspired by my good friend T. She is vegan. She also happens to be tall, blond, slim and witty. Who knows, maybe eating more vegan would shake some… Continue reading Fluffy whole wheat vegan pancakes

Bread · Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · Vegan · Vegetarian · Whole wheat · Whole Wheat

Easy whole wheat bread

This loaf is by far the star of my extended search for a home made, easy to make, fool proof whole wheat bread recipe. It is easy to make, keeps well and has a great texture. In my attempts to reach a more chewy quality in the bread that will keep it fresher for longer, I also… Continue reading Easy whole wheat bread