Grilled Cheese with Heidi, Pear and Caramelized Onions

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Grilled Cheese with Heidi, Pear and Caramelized Onions

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Looking for an easy, satisfying dinner?  This Grilled Cheese with Heidi, Pear and Caramelized Onions will hit the spot!  Ooey, gooey Heidi cheese, slow cooked caramelized onions and sweet pear is sandwiched between buttery, grilled bread.  Grilled cheese is such an iconic childhood favourite for many and for good reason – you’re going to love this one! Continue reading

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Blackberry Coconut Smoothie {vegan, gluten free}

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Blackberry Coconut Smoothie {vegan, gluten free}

Made with only five ingredients, this Blackberry Coconut Smoothie is made in just a few minutes and is the perfect way to start your morning.  There are super-good-for-you blackberries, banana and unsweetened shredded coconut.  Plus, that colour?  How could you not smile just looking at it?  Continue reading

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Easy Homemade Roasted Almond Butter

Easy Homemade Roasted Almond Butter {paleo, gluten free, vegan, refined sugar free & only 2 ingredients}

Easy Homemade Roasted Almond Butter

This Easy Homemade Roasted Almond Butter is unbelievably easy to make and tastes SO good. Roasting the almonds gives another element of flavour and is totally worth it.  Imagine, you can have your own almond butter in about 20 minutes.  There’s no going back to store bought when you make your own.  And, get this, there’s only two, yes two, ingredients! There’s no hiding behind a bunch of ingredients here. Plus, this one is paleo, gluten free, vegan and refined sugar free.  You’re going to love this recipe! Continue reading

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Mini Egg Chocolate Bundt Cake

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Mini Egg Chocolate Bundt Cake

Rich, chocolatey and just so pretty!  This Mini Egg Chocolate Bundt Cake will make anyone smile if you serve them a big hunk of this during your Easter celebrations (or any time for that matter).  There’s a dense chocolate base that gets body from both butter and cream cheese.  To add that chocolate oomph, there’s both cocoa powder and lots of crushed mini eggs – a classic for Easter around these parts.  Who wants some? Continue reading

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Chili Pasta Bake

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CHILI PASTA BAKE

This one pot Chili Pasta Bake takes about 15-20 minutes of prep and then you just throw  in the oven until it’s bubbling and the cheese is browned.  This one has all the delicious flavours of chili including black beans, beef, pork, tomatoes, cumin and cayenne with the addition of penne pasta.  When it’s all baked, you just garnish as you like.  It’s total comfort food and a recipe you’ll make again and again! Continue reading

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Monthly Favourites March 2017

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Monthly Favourites March 2017

Ok, I’m going to blow your mind right now, you guys.  Can you believe that basically a quarter of 2017 has passed already?  I’ll just give you a minute to process that while I go grab a cookie………

Are you ok?  Are you still with me?  I know, I know.  I can’t believe it, either.  March was a rough one for us weather wise.  One minute it was nice and sunny and promises of spring and lovely weather were in the air.  Then? Then, it was crazy winds and bitter cold.  Mother Nature played tricks on us round these parts.  Why you be hatin’ on us, girl?

Anyway, let’s get to it. Let’s check out what’s been happening around these parts, shall we? Continue reading

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Coffee Donuts with Peanut Butter Chocolate Glaze

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Coffee Donuts with Peanut Butter Chocolate Glaze

These Coffee Donuts with Peanut Butter Chocolate Glaze can be prepped, baked, rested and garnished in under 25 minutes!  Yes, you read that right.  In no time at all you can have freshly baked donuts, from scratch, in your piehole faster than it will take you to drive to your favourite coffee shop.  These babies are baked so they are way more guilt free than their fried counterparts.  Espresso powder gives the base of this donut a lovely coffee touch and then there’s a super easy  peanut butter chocolate glaze made with natural peanut butter and cocoa powder.  What are you waiting for?  Yummy donuts await! Continue reading

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Zucchini Noodle Curry Coconut Soup with Grilled Tofu

Zucchini Noodle Curry Coconut Soup with Grilled Tofu {vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free } - girlheartfood.com

Zucchini Noodle Curry Coconut Soup with Grilled Tofu

My new favourite vegetarian soup, this Zucchini Noodle Curry Coconut Soup with Grilled Tofu has deliciousness to the max, you guys!  There’s a rich curry and coconut based broth seasoned with flavours of garlic and ginger and then there’s marinated grilled tofu with loads of veggies, including mushrooms, peppers and spinach.  Plus, zucchini noodles – how fun!  Continue reading

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Veggie Korma

 

Veggie Korma

This one pot Veggie Korma is absolutely loaded with veggies like zucchini, bell pepper, cauliflower, carrot and onion and cooked in a flavourful curry based cream sauce dotted with cashews for extra flavour and texture.  You can add as little or as much spice as you like and customize to your taste.  So good and a favourite around here!  Who needs take out when there’s this? Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie {with Guinness Lamb and Horseradish Mash}

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Shepherd’s Pie with Guinness Lamb and Horseradish Mash

Ground lamb is flavoured with Guinness beer and herbs like rosemary and thyme and topped with creamy, dreamy horseradish mashed potatoes to make this super comforting, stick-to-ya-ribs Shepherd’s Pie.  Can’t get much better than that!  Just don’t forget to save some Guinness to drink alongside! Continue reading

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