Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

French Canadian split pea soup

When I make split pea soup, I make lots of it, especially in the winter time. As a young girl growing up in the “Great White North,” eating my mom’s French Canadian pea soup helped me cope through those long, cold, wintery days. Warm, thick and smokey, it was the ideal comfort food! The split […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Red wine poached pears

Pears are a delicious and healthy fruit best eaten fresh. But every now and then, it’s nice to do something a little special, and Christmas is one of those times. The pears in the image above were poached in red wine and spices. You can serve them as is or with a scoop of vanilla […]

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