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    Recipe: Salmon Burgers with Pickled Cucumbers

    Dena July 29, 2014

    Since we returned from vacation I’ve been on a cooking streak. All of that eating out made me long for some home cooked meals and the break from cooking actually made me miss being in the kitchen (a little bit). I’ve tried several new recipes this past week and these salmon burgers with pickled cucumbers (fresh from our garden) are an absolute favourite. They were so delicious, we wanted to…

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  • Recipe: Walnut Sweet Potato Burgers

    Dena August 3, 2012

    In sticking with my recent sweet potato theme, this weekend I made homemade walnut sweet potato “burgers”. Typically I try to keep things simple in the kitchen, but this recipe was a bit of work. Even so, the burgers were delicious & worth the effort.…

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  • Recipe: Stuffed Mushroom Caps

    Dena July 6, 2012

    Thursday night’s supper was stuffed portabella mushroom caps + salad + corn on the cob. The mushrooms were delicious. If you’d like to make them yourself, you’ll need: 4 portabella mushroom caps boiled quinoa diced onion diced red bell pepper egg spices olive oil shredded…

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  • Food Diary: Quick & Easy Pizza

    Dena October 28, 2011

    A couple of weeks ago I had a craving for pizza. Every now & then I’ll divulge in a slice from a local pizzeria (we’ve got great ones here in New Jersey) but most of the time I like to experiment with making my own.…

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  • Food Diary: Sausage & Peppers Recipe

    Dena October 18, 2011

    Recently, Matthew bought home chicken saltimbucco sausages from the farmer’s market. It just so happened that I also had three beautiful peppers in the fridge. It is a rare occasion that I cook meat (I cook vegetarian/pescetarian most of the time), but the stars aligned…

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  • Food Diary: June & July

    Dena July 18, 2011

    It’s no secret that I love food, but what you may not know is that I also like to take pictures of it. As a part of my ongoing commitment to fitness, I’ve decided to start sharing my favourite healthy culinary creations with ya’ll in…

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    Dena April 14, 2011

    Week 2 Challenge Theme: DETERMINATION. Morning Power Walk Today, I woke up earlier than usual at 6:00 a.m. It felt heavenly to wake just as the sun was rising. I got up early because today was the day that I started power-walking! I’ve been wanting…

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    Dena March 29, 2011

    It’s March and for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, that means SPRING! We’ve been hibernating all winter and now it’s time to break free from our caves & get active. To celebrate, this April & May I am running the first ever EVOLUTION…

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