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Superfood Chocolate Coconut Pancakes

Picture the perfect brunch scene: fluffy pancakes patiently waiting for syrup to rain down. The coffee’s hot, the pancakes are golden, the whipping cream is cool, and the syrup is warmed. Your knife slides effortlessly into the tender little rounds and…

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How to make the Ultimate Cheese Platter

I have an obsession with cheese, especially cheese made from 100% Canadian milk – it’s one of my favorite things to eat and I almost always have at least three kinds of cheese in the fridge. I find it adds…

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lemon rosemary roast chicken thighs recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Oven-Roasted Rosemary Chicken Thighs, Sugar Snap Peas & Quinoa

Hey Guys! Sorry for the little break in posting – I spent the last couple of days running around NYC going to meetings and eating everything in sight. I had a great time but it feels SO good to be home….

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Tomato and Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe

While I was living in Japan, I ate my fill of Japanese foods: ramen, soba, udon, katsu, yakitori, curry, tempura, sushi, takoyaki, okonomiyaki, anything remotely Japanese, I was all over it. But sometimes, out of nowhere, a pizza craving would hit and…

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Crispy Chicken Fried Steak Bites with White Wine Sausage Gravy

Warmer weather on the horizon means that Mike and I are planning on heading out to our patio more, which means drinks and nibbles as the nights start to get longer. I hardly ever (read: never) drink without having something…

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Blistered Shishito and Burrata Bread Salad

When you get home, what’s the first thing you do? I have a little habit that Mike thinks is weird and a remnant of how my parents raised me. I like to think it’s pretty normal and not crazy at all. But of course, now that…

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Goat Cheese Toasts with Balsamic and Roasted Tomatoes

It seems like every type of food is having a little moment to shine in the spotlight. Toast – it’s a thing. Or is it? Is Toast’s moment in the sun almost over? Are things like tater tots and cruffins…

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How to make: Fruity Pebble Pancakes

Are you a pancake experimenter? Usually I keep my pancakes plain (aside from chocolate chips) and let the toppings be as wild as possible. I find that it’s a good compromise if I’m making pancakes for a bunch of people…

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Sliders with Jalapeño Burger Sauce

I am loving Spring. The days are getting longer and it’s finally starting to warm up. Mike and I sat on our deck yesterday and soaked up the sun. I even needed a hat – it was glorious. Now that…

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Fruity Pebble Meringues

When I was little and the pickiest eater in all the land, one of the few things that my mom knew I would consistently eat was sugary cereal. You know how they say that you should let picky kids just…

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Potato Slider Buns

Happy Easter Sunday guys! Hope everyone is having a fabulous one. We’re heading out for dim sum brunch with my family, but when we get home we’ll have these soft and fluffy potato buns waiting for us. Usually on Sunday…

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crispy oven baked thighs recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Crispy Oven Fried Panko Chicken Thighs

It’s April Fools – are you guys fans of April Fool’s day jokes? I totally wanted to one here, but I didn’t get my shit together in time so all I have are these crispy oven baked thighs, which isn’t…

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Jalapeno Popper Deviled Eggs

If I see deviled eggs at a party, you betcha I’m going to be there, eating them all up before anyone else has a chance. Okay, kidding, I’d never eat ALL of them. I’d just have an egg or two…

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Tofu Fries with Sesame Honey Garlic

Do you guys ever google people you know? This morning I went on a little indulgent google search for people that I’ve lost touch with (okay fine, I was really googling my and Mike’s exes for fun). Five minutes later I…

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Broccoli Soba Bowl Recipe

This is the kind of super simple meal I throw together when I don’t have much in the fridge – maybe just a couple of languishing stalks of broccoli. This happens more often than I’d like because I’m really bad…

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Shepherd’s Pie Grilled Cheese

Remember that shepherd’s pie topped with roasted garlic cream cheese mashed potatoes I made last week? It was so good that Mike and I almost inhaled the entire pan in one sitting. As we were eating, I was getting a little worried that…

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Breakfast Quesadillas with Broccoli, Cheddar and Eggs

Remember how I said I bought eight heads of broccoli? We’ve finished off the lot and if anything it’s spurned on an even greater broccoli obsession. Seriously, the stuff tastes good on everything! Case in point: these scrambled egg, broccoli…

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Shepherd’s Pie with Roasted Garlic Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Is there anything more delicious than shepherd’s pie? Savoury meat swimming in gravy, studded with tender vegetables topped off with smooth and fluffy mashed potatoes? Dream meal right there. Shepherd’s pie is one of my ultimate comfort foods. I think…

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Cheddar Cheese Broccoli Tots

So…broccoli was on sale at the store and because I have a wee bit of broccoli obsession, I bought a huge bunch. I’m talking like 8 heads of broccoli. Mike really likes broccoli too so it wasn’t difficult for us…

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Crispy Roasted Potatoes with Burrata

The other day I was getting dressed in the bedroom when I overheard Mike singing in the kitchen. Normally he’s quite a decent singer, but this particular song had him sounding like a dying whale and because I’m a horribly mean…

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Mini Green Tea Chocolate No-Bake Ice Box Cake Recipe

  I had a lovely ladies lunch of pulled pork pizza with my dear friend Lyndsay yesterday. It was a gorgeously sunny day and afterwards we wandered over to a newly opened ice cream place for swirls of soft serve with cornflakes, matcha,…

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Broccoli and Cheddar Burger

I know I say a variation of this every month, but I cannot, cannot believe that it’s March! Spring is on the horizon! I can smell it in the air – that little bit of earthiness and thaw combined with…

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The Ultimate Breakfast Poutine: Fries, Crispy Quail Eggs, Cheese Curds and Bacon Gravy

So…I realize Spring is just around the corner and that means that Summer is practically here, which means that people are kinda, sorta starting to try to eat more healthily, but this breakfast poutine happened and I’m going to roll with…

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One-Pot Lemon Scallop Pea Spaghetti and a Le Creuset Giveaway!

One pot pastas have been an obsession of mine ever since I saw them pop up on the internet. I’m pretty sure the first one I ever came across was Martha’s, but I never actually got around to making it….

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Easy Oven-Baked Sesame Chicken Thighs

Because I’m all about those thighs, ’bout those thighs, ’bout those thighs. I absolutely love chicken thighs. Well, to be honest, I love chicken in general, but if I had to choose a favourite part, it’d be thighs, hands down….

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Frico Eggs: Crispy Fried Cheesy Eggs

How do you guys like your eggs? When I was little I was a straight-up scrambled egg girl. And no soft slow scramble either – nope, I LOVED those rubbery scrambled eggs that they used to serve up in those…

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Crispy Oven Baked Honey Garlic Tofu Bites

Something amazing happened in the past year: Mike started liking tofu. It happened while we were in Tokyo. Tofu is a whole other beast over there. A delicious, delicious beast. This is a BIG deal because while I absolutely LOVE…

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Lucky Chinese New Year Dumplings and Noodles

Tomorrow is Chinese New Year Eve and even though I’m coming down with a cold, I’m still going to be putting on my favourite red sweater (okay, my only red sweater) and eating up ALL the delicious foodstuffs. Chinese people…

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Crispy Cornmeal Pancakes with Honey-Clementine Syrup

I’m going to keep this short and sweet – I’m running a little bit behind on my to-do list! These thin and crispy cornmeal cakes are just the thing when you’re looking for a hearty breakfast that’s full of sunshine….

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Beeramisu: like tiramisu, but with beer

Are you guys fans of Valentine’s day? I’m kind of neutral about the whole affair, but I’ve got to say: I absolutely LOVE all the cute red and pink heart-shaped treats that come out right about now. I can spend a good…

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Cheesy, Saucy, Crunchy Handheld Two-Bite Mini Lasagna Cups

How was your weekend? We had a stat holiday here yesterday so I spent the weekend doing long weekend things – that is, absolutely no work and lots and lots of eating. Mike and I went to Costco, which is one of…

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Sunday Brunch: 1 Hour Mini Cinnamon Buns with Whisky Cream Cheese Frosting

I love cinnamon buns. So much so that I purposely plan my way through the mall to avoid Cinnabon. If I end up smelling them, I’ll end up buying one and eating the whole thing. Which isn’t such a bad…

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Mini Beef and Beer Hand Pies with a Cheddar Cheese Crust

Have you ever felt so cold you just can’t warm up no matter how hot the room gets? Just two weeks ago (my gosh, it feels like forever, though!) Mike and I were in Japan. Right before heading home we decided to…

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Mini Black Pepper and Cheddar Gougère BLT Sandwiches

Mike and I went out for dinner with a friend last night at a Vietnamese-Cambodian place. The tables are arranged so that you’re basically sitting at the same table as the people next to you. I couldn’t help overhearing what appeared to…

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Mini Cream Cheese and Green Onion Biscuits and Spicy Sausage Gravy

Please tell me that you’ve stayed at one of those roadside hotels where they offer free biscuits and gravy for breakfast? The biscuits and gravy aren’t that good, but even the sad beds look enticing after hours and hours on the…

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Vietnamese Caramelized Pork Belly Pasta

Pork belly: without a doubt, it’s a love it or hate it thing and I’m defiantly on the love it side. I have lots of friends that won’t touch the stuff. They think it’s incredibly unhealthy because of all the…

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Super Bowl Snacks: Tacos, Nachos and Wings!

I’m not the hugest fan of sports. However, I am a HUGE fan of Superbowl Sunday because I love the idea of people hanging around a TV eating what I think of as the best foodstuffs: tacos, nachos, and wings….

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Crispy Crunchy Spicy Jalapeño Bacon Puff Pastry Cheese Twists

It’s the wee hours of Sunday morning and if there’s something I know, it’s that I’m not going to be brunching today. I’m still incredibly jet-lagged (we flew back on Thursday!), which isn’t such a bad thing for us night…

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Mini Pistachio Matcha Raspberry Puff Pastry Mille Feuille Jars

Do you have a favourite colour? Usually I cop out and say that all of the colours are my favourite (yes, even brown!), but if I search deep into the depths of my soul…I’d have to say that I’m quite…

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Quinoa Brunch Bowl with Six Minute Soft Boiled Eggs, Creamy Avocado, Tofu Puffs and a Miso Mustard Dressing

You guys, you know what I’m the worst at? Packing. I’m absolutely horrible. I love making lists and getting everything together and ready to put into the luggage but when it comes to actually fitting things inside, I’m a mess….

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