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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 Recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

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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broccoli cheddar tots recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

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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roast potatoes and burrata recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

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 pasta recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

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 recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

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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spicy wonton and noodles recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

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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wonton lasagna cups recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

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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black pepper cheddar gourgere blt recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

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 recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

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 breakfast bowl recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

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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mazemen: broth-less japanese ramen with ginger garlic beef, miso gravy and eggs - www.iamafoodblog.com

Mazemen: Ramen Noodles with Sesame Ginger Garlic Beef, Savoury Miso Gravy, Fresh Egg Yolk, and Roasted Nori

Guys, the ramen game in Tokyo is so on point that it almost pained me to make this recipe instead of heading out to my local ramen joint. There is no way that I could ever master the art of…

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spaghetti garlic bread boat recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Carbs on Carbs: Cheesy Spaghetti Bolognese on Crispy Garlic Bread Boats

Hai! I’m really on a roll with the … shall we call it, drunk food lately, huh? I guess there’s just something about winter that makes me want to pack on a little extra for warmth. I know everyone out there…

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pork belly kimchi stew recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Pure Comfort Food: Braised Pork Belly Kimchi Stew Recipe

In the winter time, I’m a huge fan of stew. There’s just something so cozy about starting a stew and letting it braise. It puts me in a good mood every time. I think it has something to do with the fact that your…

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jalapeno broccoli mac and cheese recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Creamy Stovetop Jalapeño Broccoli Mac and Cheese Recipe

I LOVE creamy mac and cheeses. Sometimes, when I’m making a baked mac and cheese, I’ll scoop out a little bowl for myself to snack on while the rest is baking in the oven. Confession: I inevitably just end up eating…

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Flourless Meyer Lemon Almond Loaf Cake Recipe

It’s a brand-new year and a brand-new I am a Food Blog! Okay, not completely brand-new, but Mike did do a little re-design, which you can read a little bit about here. The start of a new year usually means…

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sriracha buffalo wing recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

The Best of 2014: A Recipe Round Up!

I’ve got to say, 2014 has been a wild ride! The end of the year is a time for reflection, so I took a look back through the archives. It’s so hard for me to pick favourites, but if I…

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roast beef and brie breakfast tart recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Easy Roast Beef and Brie Puff Pastry Breakfast Tarts Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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the best ever chocolate chip cookie recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Cookies for Santa: The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Usually I feel a little weird saying “the best.” I hear it/see it a lot, but I tend to reserve the best for, well, the best. Inevitably, this means I don’t use “the best” as a modifier very often. That being said,…

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coconut tres leches french toast recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Christmas Morning Coconut French Toast Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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sweet side dish: christmas quinoa salad recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sweet Side Dish: Holiday Quinoa Recipe

For me, it’s always about the sides. I could make a meal out of side dishes and to be honest, I have, many times. This Christmas quinoa salad has what I think of as wintertime flavours: dried cranberries, crispy crunchy…

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Treats to Make and Gift: a Recipe Round-Up

Come Christmas, I’m all about the baked goods, all the time. So just in case you’re not sure what you’re going to bake this year, I have a quick little round up from my archives for you.

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Party in a Jar: Mini Sriracha Chicken Pot Pies Recipe

If you’re a fan of food blogs and you don’t live under a rock, you probably know Molly, the gorgeously happy voice behind My Name is Yeh. I had the pleasure of meeting Molly (and being her date!) in real…

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Sunday Brunch: Epic Rice Cooker Pancake Recipe

If you wander around Tokyo, you’ll start to notice random line ups outside restaurants. People might be politely queuing for that ultimate bowl of ramen, a bag of artisanal popcorn, or (and this is the most likely) a plate of…

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