Crispy Chicken Thighs

For many years I have searched for a way to make truly crispy chicken thighs without the mess and hassle of deep-frying, and about 6 months ago, I found it. This easy recipe has an unlikely ingredient that crisps the skin; baking powder. Weird, I know! Chicken thighs and drumsticks are on sale at Metro 

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Strawberry Rhubarb Cream

Spring has arrived and we have revived the Food to Share Recipe Blog! If you haven’t subscribed, please do so and you will receive delicious recipes based on weekly flyer sales and fresh locally grown produce. Rhubarb growing in the garden is one of the first signs that Spring has arrived. Many County yards have 

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Asparagus with Wasabi Mayo Dip

Spring is finally here and that heralds the arrival of fresh, local asparagus. It is available at several locations around the County.  I like mine roasted or grilled with olive oil, parmesan, garlic and lemon but I’m always on the lookout for a new way to enjoy this amazing vegetable. I recently tried this appetizer 

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Easy Black Bean Burgers

Canned beans are on sale at Metro this week, but are usually found at most grocery stores for under a dollar per can. They are a healthy and economical alternative to meat, and a great way to incorporate fibre and protein into your diet. Black beans are almost as high in protein as ground beef 

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Tofu Ground “Beef”

Tofu is really inexpensive and a high protein meat alternate. You can buy a 420g package at No Frills for $1.97. Many people claim to dislike it, but perhaps they haven’t had it prepared in a creative and tasty way. When eaten raw with no seasoning, I agree, it is not that appetizing! I gave 

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Tortilla Soup

As usual, there are a lot of good deals at No Frills this week. You’ll find canned black beans, veggies and tomatoes, which are the basis for this tasty soup all for under a dollar.  I eat this soup all year long, not just in winter. It is quick, easy and delicious as well as 

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Thai Peanut Sauce

I had dinner at a friends house a couple of weeks ago and they served Thai peanut Sauce with chicken and Tofu. I’ve been obsessed ever since! I’d forgotten how incredibly delicious, easy to make and versatile it is. You can serve it over chicken or tofu, salads, noodles and buddha bowls, or as a 

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