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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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sriracha chicken pot pie recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

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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miso corn soup recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Vegan(!) Creamy Corn Soup Recipe and a Giveaway!

I’m a huge soup fan. Chunky, smooth, creamy, or noodle-y, come wintertime, I want all the soups, all the time. Thankfully, not all soups take hours to make. This corn soup, thickened with a bit of tofu and seasoned with…

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matcha coconut macaroons recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Matcha Coconut Macaroons Recipe: Holiday Cookies with a Twist

Christmas time means cookies and around these parts, Christmas cookies most definitely mean macaroons. No, I don’t mean those delicate, finicky French macaron – I mean crisp and coconutty haystacks. A good coconut macaroon is a delicious thing: mounded, crisp…

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Bun Bo Hue Recipe: The Spicy Vietnamese Noodle Soup You Never Knew You Loved

Any good cook will tell you that soups are a labour of love. Generally, they take time and a little bit of effort, but like any thing that is worth waiting for, they are absolutely heartwarming. Soups, especially noodle soups, are…

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gingerbread waffles recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Holiday Gingerbread Cardamom Waffles 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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grilled cheese recipe round up - www.iamafoodblog.com

Grilled Cheese Recipes: Sandwiches for the Holiday Season!

I find December incredibly hectic, more so than any other month. There are always a bunch of things I’m forever falling behind on, so I always remind myself to take a break when I need it because when I get stressed, I go a…

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Turkey Pho Recipe

We had Thanksgiving at my brother’s house this year (back when it was Canadian Thanksgiving, over a month ago!) and the part I was most looking forward to was the leftovers: specifically, the turkey bones. I had thought that my…

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egg and turkey breakfast banh mi recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Egg & Turkey Banh Mi 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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Turkey Fried Rice Recipe

Maybe you don’t want to make a whole turkey for Thanksgiving. Or maybe you’re already looking forward to turkey leftovers. Whatever you might be feeling, this turkey fried rice is for you! It’s perfect for when you’re looking for a…

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honey garlic sprouts recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Pan Roasted Honey Garlic Brussels Sprouts Recipe

It’s an I am a Food Blog Thanksgiving! I made a tiny Thanksgiving for two featuring some Asian flavours. Make sure you check out the lemongrass braised turkey legs, miso mashed potatoes, and lemongrass stuffing! I had a childhood friend who was obsessed…

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Sunday Brunch: Crispy Stuffing Cakes with Quail Eggs 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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Lemongrass Stuffing Recipe

It’s an I am a Food Blog Thanksgiving! I made a tiny Thanksgiving for two featuring some Asian flavours. Rounding out the meal are lemongrass braised turkey legs, and miso mashed potatoes. Next up are going to be honey garlic…

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Miso Butter Mashed Potatoes Recipe

It’s an I am a Food Blog Thanksgiving! I made a tiny Thanksgiving for two featuring some Asian flavours. Check out my lemongrass braised turkey leg! I know I say everything is my favourite, but seriously, mashed potatoes are my be…

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apple cheddar grilled cheese recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Apple Cheddar Grilled Cheese 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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Lemongrass Braised Turkey Legs Recipe

It’s an I am a Food Blog Thanksgiving! I made a tiny Thanksgiving for two featuring some Asian flavours. I LOVE any holiday that revolves around eating, so it’s no surprise that Thanksgiving is a pretty exciting day (okay, week)…

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spicy salt and pepper shrimp recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Salt and Pepper Shrimp Recipe

Whenever I’m looking to make a fast and easy dinner I turn to seafood. It cooks up in a flash and takes on flavours well. Shrimp is one of my go-to seafoods, if only because I usually have frozen shrimp…

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spam mac and cheese recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Spam Mac and Cheese Recipe

As a kid, I was the pickiest eater. My favourite meal was plain white rice, if even that. Mostly, my mom let me get away with eating bowls of Cocoa Pebbles for dinner. There were a couple of other things…

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Grilled Cheese Pizza Recipe

When an email popped into my inbox proclaiming “OMG! It’s How Sweet’s Invisible Internet Friends Baby Shower!” it was hard not to get excited. I’m incredibly happy for Jessica (a dear friend and sweetheart), who has had a whirlwind of a year…

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crispy taro cakes recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Crispy Taro Pancakes 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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Totoro Jalapeño Grilled Cheese Recipe

Totoro week continues with this Totoro jalapeño grilled cheese! Be sure to check out Lyndsay’s Totoro cake tutorial & Catbus tutorial and my Totoro apple pie pancakes & Totoro black sesame donuts! I’m ending off Totoro week with a Totoro grilled cheese! He’s savoury, he’s spicy,…

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totoro black sesame baked donuts recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Totoro Black Sesame Donuts Recipe

Totoro week continues with these black sesame Totoros! Be sure to check out Lyndsay’s Totoro cake tutorial and my Totoro apple pie pancakes! Do you guys ever picture something coming out perfectly? Maybe this is a weird quirk of mine,…

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Sunday Brunch: Totoro Apple Pie Pancakes 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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Chicken Pho with Zucchini Noodles Recipe

It’s been a fabulous October so far: super sunny days, crisp air, blue skies, and rainbow leaves falling everywhere. But, like all good things, perfect weather can’t last forever and we’ve been getting more and more rain. I love rain…

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sriracha buffalo wing recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Crispy Oven Sriracha Buffalo Wings Recipe

I’m a huge fan of chicken wings and I don’t really know anyone who isn’t. I think eating wings satisfies some sort of primal urge we have to rip meat off bones. I truly believe eating wings brings people together….

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breakfast grilled cheese recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Breakfast Grilled Cheese

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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spaghetti and eggs recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Spaghetti and Eggs 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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mini swedish chocolate cake recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Mini Swedish Chocolate Cake Recipe

I don’t know about you guys, but I totally have internet crushes. When I find a blog I like, I fall hard and I fall fast. I can easily spend hours that should be spent doing something productive going way, way…

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spam and egg salad roll recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Spam and Egg Salad Roll Recipe

Growing up, one of my favourite meals was spam, eggs, and rice. It doesn’t sound particularly Chinese, but spam, or luncheon meat, is actually a pretty big part of Chinese cuisine. You’ll see it in so many dishes on the menus…

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Pumpkin Ricotta Pancake 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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pumpkin spice latte recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Pumpkin Spice Latte Syrup Recipe

It’s finally October! October means two things: 1.) Pumpkin season has begun in earnest and 2.) I will not apologize or hide my pumpkin obsession any longer. Everyone makes fun of pumpkin spice, but you know what? Millions of people can’t be wrong. Pumpkin…

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chinese sausage carbonara recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Chinese Sausage Carbonara Recipe

I wish I was one of those put-together people who have the foresight to have a fully stocked pantry and fridge. Instead, when I open up my fridge, I’m usually looking at limp, forgotten lettuce and frozen peas. I’m forever heading…

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honey garlic eggplant recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Honey Garlic Eggplant Recipe

My mom’s a huge gardener and she always has been. Even when she was a little kid, she spent her days helping my grandma in the garden. Now, even though she’s living in the middle of the city with a concrete…

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waffled sausage recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Waffled Sausage 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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green grilled cheese recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Green Grilled Cheese Recipe

I’ve been wanting to make a green grilled cheese forever. I mean, yes, I’ve put brussel sprouts and broccoli in my grilled cheeses, but never have I ever used spinach in a grilled cheese. This particular green grilled cheese recipe…

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Sunday Brunch: Mini Breakfast Biscuit Sandwich 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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tonkatsu salad roll recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Tonkatsu Salad Roll Recipe + a Giveaway!

Vietnamese gỏi cuốn are one of those funny foods that go by all sorts of names in English. I’ve seen them called Summer rolls, fresh Spring rolls, and salad rolls. I’ve always known them as salad rolls so that’s what I’m going…

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Bratwurst Grilled Cheese Recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Bratwurst Grilled Cheese Recipe

I’m addicted to mustard so when Mouth.com asked me to collaborate with them for a recipe featuring one of their many indie food products I jumped at the chance. Ultimately, I chose beer mustard. Because, BEER MUSTARD!

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