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Sweet Watermelon Pizza

There’s no doubt that watermelon is a summertime favourite. Truth be told, most people eat it simply because they love it. But it’s more than just refreshing. Check out some of its health perks such as its lycopene and potassium counts. Lycopene is the red pigment with antioxidant power and anti-cancer action that tomatoes are […]

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Peach, Tomato and Corn Salad with Haloumi Cheese

    This amazing tasting salad, inspired by my daughter Alyssa, is August perfection. The tomatoes and herbs from my garden and the peaches and corn from a farmer’s market together with haloumi cheese made for a perfect lunch one day and then the next and so forth. You get the message. While the haloumi […]

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5 health perks to reap while relishing your peaches

  Is there anything better in August then biting into a juicy peach? OK-maybe tomatoes are up there too but it’s pretty close. But truth be told, the nutritional value of peaches may be at the bottom of the list of reasons to eat them. The pleasures of the palate that peaches offer are hard […]

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Celebrate summer: Grilled Chicken Satay with Nectarines and Red Onion

Everywhere you turn, the talk is about back-to-school.  But hold on a minute: it’s still summer.  So fire up your grill and enjoy this seasonal dish adapted from Foodland Ontario. Grilled Chicken Satay with Nectarines and Red Onion Ingredients: •    1/2 cup (125 mL) light coconut milk •    3 cloves Ontario Garlic, finely minced •   […]

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