Tag Archives: Pemma

Pem’s Chocolate & Cranberry Banana Cookies

You know you’ve got a best friend when she demands a birthday post… so in her honour I present Cranberry & Chocolate Banana Cookies of Birthday Celebration!

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Penne Pasta for Pemma (and her Peerless Palate)

Today is the birthday of my very dearest friend: Pemma.  We have had so many adventures together from escapades in the kitchen to musical fun and traveling! Pem likes bugs.  And makes friends with them at restaurants: And she is a secret spy… when it comes to the intrigue of avocados: She has such a […]

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Almond French Toast

This is my go-to French Toast recipe.  It came about after I made an amazing dessert for Christmas dinner a couple years ago with poached pears and a cream cheese topping that had both vanilla and almond extract added to it.  The combination wowed me, and it sprung to mind when I made a French […]

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San Miguel: Tianguis de los Martes (Tuesday Market)

One of my favourite things to do, whether at home or while traveling, is to visit the farmer’s markets. I love buying fruits and veggies that I’ve never seen before, and then trying to figure out what to do with them. This week in San Miguel de Allende, we made it to the Tianguis de […]

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¡HOLA! from Mexico

I am currently enjoying a week away in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.  I am here with my foodie friends Pem and Pria, and boy are we enjoying the good life, full of fresh fruits and veggies! There is an abundance of tropical produce here, and I don’t even have to feel guilty about transportation […]

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Carrot Koshambri

This is my new absolute favourite way to eat carrots. I was over at my dear friend Pem’s place (yes, the Pem who inspired my Thai Red Curry Quinoa and Kale & Lentil Dal) to make Indian food for dinner this week.  We decided to revisit the Kale & Lentil Dal, adding the wonderful deeper […]

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Thai Red Curry Quinoa

Ohhh, this curry is definitely in my top 5 meals.  We make it at least once a week around here, and get even excited that it’s leftover night the next day. The recipe originally started out as one from a cookbook belonging to my friend Pem, The Kundalini Yoga Cookbook.  This cookbook uses ‘handful’ measures […]

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Kale & Lentil Dal

This warming-to-the-core lentil dish is perfect for today: our first day of snow!  Granted, it was just flurries, but we had snow!! Today was also my first day of Meghan Telpner’s 5 Days Low Glycemic Eating Challenge.  I had to get creative at lunch out, and so had egg salad on a bed of greens […]

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