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We are in the fully swing of the holiday season, which still seems to blow my mind. I’m just not so sure where the time this year? You all know I got started on all my decorating and gift buying super early this year, so I had some extra time on my hands to do […]



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I bet if we were all told 5 years ago that we were going to be in a long term lockdown due to a global pandemic, working from home for a year, perpetually having to wear K95 face masks whenever we left the house for “essentials”, with kids doing remote learning from home, never in […]

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Hey guys, Kristen Vander Hoeven here…it’s been a while but I am back in the kitchen with Sasha and excited to share some of my favourite summer recipes that you can easily duplicate at home. During a recent afternoon hanging out we both discovered that during the warmer months we prefer “low maintenance meals” – […]

Kristen’s Summer Grilled Corn & Strawberry Radish Salad


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Beans…turns out they are not just for burritos and salads like I once believed! I am always on the hunt for guilt free treats to satisfy my infamous sweet tooth and my friend Chef Adrian Forte thankfully introduced me to his Guilt-Free Chocolate Chickpea Brownie recipe, which I highly suggest you try making at home […]

Guilt-Free Chocolate Chickpea Brownies


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By no means would I call myself an amazing cook, but this year I’ve been dabbling in the kitchen a bit learning a thing or two about healthy cooking. Last week I joined a group of gals at Haute Pan, an intimate event in Toronto where women, like myself, can learn to make delicious meals […]

Haute Pan Recipe | Tiger Shrimp Ceviche with Red Beet Hummus


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When it comes to Summer entertaining, there is nothing I love more than a really well made guacamole. It’s super easy to make, a tasty guilt-free snack, can be prepared tons of different ways based on your taste preferences and is always sure to be a hit at any gathering. I am beyond obsessed with […]

Easy Summer Recipes | Pomegranate Mango Guacamole


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