New Jedi Pie in store

If you haven’t stopped by the Food Shoppe lately then you haven’t had the pleasure of trying our new wheat-free, dairy-free casserole, which my family has affectionately named Jedi Pie. Spring may be on its way, but some evenings in April can still be chilly and we

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Spice up meals with colour and heat

Adding colour to your dinners during winter may seem difficult because of the lack of fresh local produce, but in reality, you just need to delve outside of the usual colourful produce you’re used to. Fruits and vegetables come in many colours, but whole grains and legumes

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Branch out with exotic chutney

You’ve probably noticed chutneys becoming more popular locally on restaurant menus and sold as a condiment at many local stores. Chutney originated from South Asian and Indian cuisine and usually consists of a mixture of spices and vegetables and/or fruits – the options are practically endless. Though

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New year, new diet

Happy new year everyone! The beginning of January is always synonymous of a new way of eating for many people. You’ve just come out of a month-long eating extravaganza and with a new year, you’ve likely set some goals for yourself. That often means re-vamping some of

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It pays to shop at Never Enough Thyme

I’ve told you about the no added fats, preservative- and sugar-free casseroles that we offer at the Never Enough Thyme Food Shoppe, but did you know that buying them actually pays off? In addition to taking away some meal preparation from you, purchasing casseroles from the NEThyme

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Spice up your Thanksgiving

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is only a week away – it feels like I was just blogging about summer produce and canning, and here we are with fall just beginning. I always love this time of year because with fall comes, not only gorgeous colours,

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Grilled peaches for dessert

There’s no doubt about it – the summer of 2012 has been a hot one. By now, you’ve probably figured out that cooking outside on the barbecue is a much better option than firing up the oven and heating the house when your AC is working so

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Just a spritz of dressing

Don’t you hate when you go to pour some salad dressing on your salad and half the bottle dumps out? It drowns your leafy greens, ends up making it unhealthier than you planned, and wastes so much dressing as you’re left with a pool of dressing on

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Gather on Sundays for food and quality time

What originated in England has long since become popular throughout the U.K., United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand – the Sunday roast (or more commonly known in Canada today as Sunday dinner) Traditionally this meal, beginning early afternoon and lasting into the evening, would consist of

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The true colours of Easter eggs

When it comes to food, Easter is one of those holidays that gets less attention than Thanksgiving and Christmas, but it’s still a celebration that brings together family and friends around a table of seasonal treats. Of course, it’s no secret that eggs are at the forefront

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