Category Archives: side dish

Healthy Yogurt Hummus- in 10 minutes!

This is one of my favourite dips to serve on New Year’s eve or at any holiday party. In fact, this is the best hummus I have ever had and it’s actually adapted from a Weight Watchers cookbook recipe. It only … Continue reading

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Scottish Cabbage Rolls

With Christmas around the corner, I wanted to share one of my ultimate favourite Ukrainian  Christmas comfort food recipes – the best cabbage rolls! Although I am Ukrainian and adore Ukrainian food, these are not your typical traditional Ukrainian cabbage … Continue reading

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Phantom Perogy Pizza Pops: Fun Halloween food

I got a little tired of being the 4th person to show up to the Halloween party with dirt and worms. And I love anything that even vaguely resembles a perogy or pizza pop, as do my kids. So this recipe … Continue reading

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UKRAINIAN SHORTCUT BORSCHT RECIPE: IN UNDER 30 MINUTES!

NO CHOPPING REQUIRED! This Ukrainian SHORTCUT BEEF BORSCHT recipe is quick (cook time of 15 minutes), healthy, low fat and delicious. You can realistically get home from work and make it for dinner that evening. If you are not a red meat … Continue reading

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SERIES- “LUNCH BAG FOOD”- PART 2: EASY MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN & WILD RICE CUPS RECIPE

Welcome to the 2nd installment of my “Lunch Bag Food” Series- a simple chicken and rice recipe. In the spirit of back to school, I am offering up some healthy, different and easy recipes to pop in your kids’ lunch … Continue reading

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ROAD TRIPPING & NEW MEXICAN CHILE CON QUESO

The understated thrill of the road trip is in the realization that you have the choice to keep going; to never come back. Responsibility washes over and away from me in a wave of relief. I exhale. I stare out the … Continue reading

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Easy & Healthy Tuscan Melon Summer Salad Rolls with Zesty Peanut Dipping Sauce Recipe

When I was 18, a friend and I went out to a random Chinese restaurant in the heart of Winnipeg’s Chinatown and ordered a “Miscellaneous meat” dish. Aside from the mystery meat, I only recall that it contained noodles. And that is … Continue reading

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Greek Pasta Salad Recipe: The Simple Things in Life

I love Greek food almost as much as I love Ukrainian food. So get ready for more Greek food posts – I have a few up my sleeve.

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Running Cat Interference & Caesar Twice Baked Potatoes

  When it comes to human food,  I am constantly running interference with the cat.  He begs for food incessantly, steals it right off unmanned plates  (including an attempt to steal my “Caesar Twice Baked Potatoes!) and he would even … Continue reading

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90’s potluck food reincarnated: Maple Sausage Brunch Bites

Photo courtesy of Better Living TV If you have been to a potluck in the last 20 years, you have probably had the pleasure of trying “Potatoes Romanoff”. It’s a tasty casserole-type dish with hashbrowns, sour cream, cheese and onions … Continue reading

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