Recipes by Laurie Meher

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Hazelnut Chocolate Oat Bars

Hazelnut Chocolate Oat Bars by Laurie Meher

Hazelnut Chocolate Oat BarsSeptember 23, 2010 at 8:20 amThese are pretty yummy!I go to Starbucks probably more than I should. I highly recommend the Iced Passion Tea (unsweetened) for a hot summer day, if you are tired of your iced latte. The Passion Tea Lemonade is really good too, but I try to watch my sugar intake, so unsweetened…

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Broccoli Cheeseburger Noodles

Broccoli Cheeseburger Noodles by Laurie Meher

Broccoli Cheeseburger NoodlesNovember 26, 2010 at 10:41 pmTonight I threw together a relatively quick and easy dinner. Actually I was surprised at how quickly it came together! You could call this Hamburger Helper as wellEnjoy! This should be pretty kid friendly!p.s. I did this on my iPhone – what do you think? Is it easy to read?Like…

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Smoky Chickpea Soup

Smoky Chickpea Soup by Laurie Meher

Smoky Chickpea SoupDecember 7, 2010 at 5:55 pmI find that many people tell me they can’t make soup, but I am here to tell you that it is probably one of the easiest meals to make and perfect in the snowy weather that has been blanketing Ontario.This soup is a new version of an old favourite of mine. Chickpeas are a lovely neutral…

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Detox: Sugar Time

Detox: Sugar Time by Laurie Meher

Detox: Sugar TimeJanuary 7, 2011 at 7:42 amAfter the holidays, we are all feeling a little over-sweetened. So give it a shot, try to reduce the sugar in your diet!Goal for January: When someone asks if you need sugar for your coffee, just say ‘No Thanks, I’m sweet enough!’It can be difficult to gauge where sugar is added to food.…

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After school treat

After school treat by Laurie Meher

After school treatFebruary 21, 2011 at 8:32 amHere is a simple and fun after school treat.An Applesauce Sundae.I took a small glass and put plain yogurt in the bottom, halfway up I added some applesauce and a few raspberries. Add more yogurt, more applesauce and sprinkle with 1 tsp graham cracker crumbs. A raspberry on top finishes…

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Summer Dinner Slam Dunk!

Summer Dinner Slam Dunk! by Laurie Meher

Summer Dinner Slam Dunk!August 8, 2011 at 8:45 pmI had to stop dinner to get this picture before the last bit was eatenTonight was one of those nights where I threw together a meal that was quick and easy, delicious and has officially entered the recipe book for summers to come. A summer dinner slam dunk!Putting together a meal in…

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A Little Swiss

A Little Swiss by Laurie Meher

A Little SwissAugust 27, 2010 at 7:18 amSwiss Chard and Apple SaladI love this weather, the fruit and vegetables are in their prime and I like finding creative ways to make vegetables appealing! I found this recipe at the Ontario Board of Education Healthy Schools website. Everyone ate this salad, and my husband said ‘I would eat…

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PB & J Cookies!

PB & J Cookies! by Laurie Meher

PB & J Cookies!August 19, 2010 at 8:38 amI grew up in a cookie household.We always seemed to have cookies around and they were healthy homemade ones! I am sure I have mentioned in the past the Bionic Cookies my mom used to make. In fact I posted a recipe here of Bionic Cookies that are great for babies 10 months and older.The other…

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What the heck is…

What the heck is… by Laurie Meher

What the heck is…July 15, 2010 at 8:30 amKohlrabi?I saw some kohlrabi at the Sorauren Farmer’s Market the other Monday. I have often wondered how to eat this mysterious vegetable, so that day I decided to give it a try. When I looked online for recipes, the mentions of kohlrabi fell into 2 camps. There was the ‘I hate Kohlrabi’…

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Sloppy Janes

Sloppy Janes by Laurie Meher

Sloppy JanesJune 24, 2010 at 8:33 amServed over a whole grain bun or toast, this is a great family meal and would also be terrific at a BBQ.When was the last time you had a Sloppy Joe?Tomato-ey, beefy, messy – every kid’s favourite. I have been trying ot find a good recipe for Sloppy Joe’s for a while. One that doesn’t call for tons…

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