Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocados are not just for guacamoles or savoury dishes anymore my friend.  Avocados make healthy desserts, did you know that? Growing up, my aunt would mash ripe avocados with milk and sugar and leave the mixture in the fridge to completely cool and then you take a spoon and eat the whole bowl in one sitting! It might sound a little odd to you, but I promise it was real good! I am not quite sure what it's called or if my aunt just made up the dessert, but it was one of our favourites, specially … [Continue reading...]

Cluny Bistro & Boulangerie-Distillery District

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My little brother and sister in law moved out to eastern Canada a few years ago and every year, they come and visit us here in Toronto.  Last time they visited was a real special visit for us.  My mom usually makes a big ado over my brother visiting and this time around with the baby news and all, it's a much bigger event for all of us!  We've been to Cluny previously and  that first meal got us hooked! We immediately fell in love with the decor and food and so we decided to go back and … [Continue reading...]

Eggplant and Chicken Lasagna

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I decided to learn how to cook when I was single and living with roommates.  I had a lot of cooking fails.  A particular one I remember vividly was my chicken and pasta with garlic cream sauce.  My roommate and I were at the grocery store getting all the ingredients for my pasta dish and […]

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Wicked Thai Soup

Wicked Thai Soup

It’s -16C out with a real feel of -27C.  That’s right, twenty seven degrees below zero and winter just started here in Canada.  We can’t really complain much because with the below freezing temperatures come sunny days. Also, last year by this time we were all recovering from the winter ice storm of 2013.  The […]

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Asian Quinoa Salad

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I’ve been off of work for the last two weeks now and it’s been the best two weeks I’ve had in a long time. Not having to dress up and face people has allowed me to do fun things and different projects I’ve been meaning to do, but just don’t have the time for. The […]

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Peach Eggnog Smoothie

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Our #eggnoglove is strong this time of the year ! All year round we wait for Harmony Organic’s eggnog and that time has come again. To make sure we’re all stocked up, we buy multiple bottles of their eggnog at a time.  For those who are eggnog haters, I dare you to try a shot […]

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