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Back-To-Basics: How To Roast Asparagus Without Oil AKA Dry Roasted Asparagus
If you are watching your weight & trying to load up on veggies and cut out fat, this is the recipe for you. As part of Sew Creative's Back To Basics series she shares how to roast asparagus without oil!

For the last couple of months I’ve been on a weight loss journey. One phase of the program that I was on had me eating a very low fat diet. I was allowed to have lean meat and fish but … Continue reading

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Back-To-Basics: How To Make Chicken Bone Broth In Your Crockpot
Back To Basics with Sew Creative. How to make Chicken Bone Broth in your crockpot

I have memories from childhood of the scent of turkey broth simmering on our stove. Every Thanksgiving my mom would take the carcass from our Thanksgiving turkey and make broth with it. The whole house would fill with the scent … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Blue Dragon Hoisin Sesame Sticky Chicken Recipe
Quick and Easy Blue Dragon Hoisin Sesame Sticky Chicken Recipe

Every once in awhile you create a recipe that is such a huge hit with both the kids and parents that you want to create it time and time and time again. I’ve been playing with “flavors from the East” … Continue reading

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Share Your Creative Side at Wonderfully Creative Wednesdays Link Party Week 13
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Woot woot! It’s that time again! Wonderfully Creative Wednesdays! Can I tell you how fired up I’m feeling this week? The Hubs and I just wrapped up a 4 day weekend with the kids. Not only was it relaxing, it … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Skillet Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe
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I’m REALLY into baking with a cast iron skillet right now. For some reason, baking in a skillet gives your recipe an instant “Wow” factor. We’ve used our antique cast iron frying pans for several years now cooking savoury dishes, … Continue reading

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Weekly Inspiration- 7 Recipes I’ve Got To Try To Get Me Out Of My Dinnertime Rut
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I love food. I also love to cook. Cooking is usually a family affair in our house. Often the kids are at the kitchen table having an “after school” snack, The Hubs preps for me and entertains the kids while … Continue reading

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Lesley Stowe’s Caramelized Onion Blue Cheese Dip Recipe and a Giveaway
Lesley Stowe's Caramelized Onion Blue Cheese Dip Recipe and a Giveaway

The 2014 Olympics is quickly coming to a close (Go Canada Go!) as is our giveaway from Lesley Stowe. Our contest for this lovely Lesley Stowe Foodie Prize Pack ends tonight at midnight (EST). You can enter at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Lesley Stowe’s Taylor’s Take Off Olive and Fig Tapenade Recipe and a Giveaway
Lesley Stowe's Taylor’s Take Off Olive and Fig Tapenade Recipe and a Giveaway on Sew Creative

I’m a big fan of salty mixed with sweet. My natural preference is salty, but throw sweet in there and you have me every time. I love a good hard salty cheese served beside a cluster of grapes or feta … Continue reading

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Lesley Stowe’s Atsuko’s Flight Avocado and Green Pea Dip Recipe and a Giveaway
Atsuko’s Flight Avocado & Green Pea Dip Recipe

Happy Olympics everyone! I am so proud to be cheering on the Canadian Olympic’s team. As I write this, Canada is number 2 in the medal standings with 4 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 2 bronze medals. Have you … Continue reading

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Honey Teriyaki Beef Stirfry with Cashews Recipe- Menu Card 14 #BlueDragonMom
Honey Teriyaki Beef Stirfry Recipe from Sew Creative Blog and Blue Dragon #BlueDragonMom

I LOVE to cook. I love experimenting with new recipes, making delicious meals for my family, experiment with new ingredients and hear The Hubs “Ooooh and Aaaaahhhhh” over the results. We love food in this house. I’ll be honest though, … Continue reading

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Salmon With Blistered Tomatoes- Meal Planning Made Easy With @eMeals
eMeals Salmon with Blistered Tomatoes and Israeli Cous Cous with grapes, green olives and feta

Organization doesn’t come naturally to me. I have a messy desk at work, a messy closet in my bedroom and for years I was really bad with meal planning. When I had kids, that had to change. It was no … Continue reading

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Wonderful Food Wednesday Week #63
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WELCOME TO WEEK #63 OF WONDERFUL FOOD WEDNESDAY!Thank you for joining us for another party! We’re thrilled that #WFW continues to grow each week and that you are going out there & visiting some of your favorite link ups. So, … Continue reading

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