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Peach Cinnamon Gin Fizz

I know Peaches don’t exactly scream Fall, but Cinnamon sure does. And this combination together is brilliant! iThe Perfect pre- Turkey Libation, If we do say so ourselves! Flourish Gin is Eau Claire Distilleries newest gin release. Flourish Gin is fun and approachable (even if you’re not typically a gin drinker!) with light, floral, and fruity aromas. Inspired by the wildflowers of the Alberta and Canadian prairies, this enjoyable gin is my current FAVE and…

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Prickly Pear Martini with a Kick

Have you tried Prickly Pear EquinOx? This sweet, barley based alternative to gin or vodka (by our pals at Eau Claire Distillery) is a unique spirit delightful enough to be served alone over ice, or as the ideal spirit in a cocktail, like this one! I’m always a fan of anything tart and citrusy, and this cocktail brings together the warm fall flavour of pear with the refreshing punch of citrus. Serve this to your…

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Limoncello Collins

Summer may be drawing to a close (insert sad face here!) but, on the bright side, we eat Italian cuisine alllllllll year long and this Limoncello Collins is the ideal Apéritif to start any Italian meal! Pasta, Pizza Crostini- you name it- the Limoncello Collins cuts the rich flavors beautifully! Light, refreshing and perfectly tart- this will quickly become a go-to on your cocktail menu! The Mint simple syrup rounds out the bright lemony essence…

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Light + Fresh Zucchini Salad

Whether your garden is producing Zucchini the size of a small child (like mine!) or you just love Zucchini and are looking for some new ideas— this Salad is a MUST make! Even if you are typically not a huge fan of Zucchini (Richelle!) your mind will actually me blown by delicious this salad is! Hot tip- if you have a Zucchini hater in your household , don’t even tell them it’s Zucchini- they will…

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Delicious and Easy Rice Recipe: Rice Croutons with Chives and Parmesan

Never heard of rice croutons before? I hadn’t either.. until recently! Honestly, I cannot believe I’d never thought about this cool concept before! Whether you are looking for a simple rice recipe, an easy weeknight side dish, ideas for how to utilize leftover rice, or in search of a healthy snack on-the-go, you will LOVE these rice croutons! You can even use them to top your favorite summer salad- such as the refreshing and delicious…

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Refreshing Rose & Watermelon Sangria

Not your average Sangria! For most- when we hear that word, “SANGRIA” an image of a sweet, red concoction thick as syrup and loaded with fruit comes to mind. No offense it that’s your thing- we’re just not really fans of that particular kind! Ha, Ha. So, in anticipation of the Long Weekend, and with a little help from our friends at Wine and Beyond, we decided to give the classic Summer Sangria a bit…

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Turkey Tacos with Tangy Peach Salsa

Our Children are completely Taco obsessed! They love being able to pick their own toppings and ‘create’ their own meal, and we are A- Ok with it… since it means they will actually be incorporating vegetables into their dinner! Over the past few months, we’ve been experimenting with our Taco recipes, and decided to mix it up by grilling our Turkey Breast instead of pan frying ground turkey! We even became extra ambitious and started…

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Blood Orange Martini

Where our Gin lovers at? When we discovered Beef Eater’s brand new Blood Orange Gin in the Wine and Beyond July Flyer, we just COULD NOT wait to craft up a delicious cocktail with it! We LOVE Blood Oranges, but sometimes they can be hard to find! (Try the Italian Grocery store- we usually have luck there!) But the best part about this cocktail is that IF you can’t find real Blood Oranges you can…

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Guacamole Turkey Burgers

A Few years ago we started incorporating ground Turkey in our recipes in place of different types of protein. Turkey is low in fat and high in numerous vitamins and nutrients, and not to mention pairs well with pretty much anything! One of our favourite ways to use Turkey has been in Burgers! Initially, we found the patties a little tricky to make, but these few tips- you will be able to master the Turkey…

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Sourdough Pizza Crust

If you love our regular Pizza Crust, but have an excess of Sourdough starter, or, if you can’t seem to get your hands on yeast- this is a great alternative!! Essentially the same as our regular crust, but we use starter instead! This super simple and quick dough can be made two ways, either with your stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, or simply with mixing bowl and trusty old wooden spoon.  I’ve made it both ways and truly don’t…

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