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Author Archive: greenbay

Make it today: Savoury Chinese 5-spice chicken tray bake

Ready in 20 minutes Prep time: 1 hour Cook time: 20 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 3 Tbsp olive oil, plus extra for onions 4 – 5 garlic cloves, pressed 1 tbsp rice vinegar 1 tbsp brown sugar 1...

To diet or to exercise? The age-old weight loss question

It’s an age-old question among those who are out to fight fat: Which is more important for a healthy weight, diet or excerise? It’s also the subject of a debate taking place at Toronto’s Mt....

Grasshoppers, Cookie Dough Among the new Hits on MLB Menus

The idea of serving edible grasshoppers at a baseball game isn’t as crazy as it sounds. The Seattle Mariners brought that curious offering to their ballpark this season, and although it might...

Make it Tonight: The Ultimate Coconut Chocolate Banana Bread

The search is over! This loaf is the ultimate banana bread combining loads of chocolate, flakey coconut and slivered almonds. Ready in 1 hour and 10 minutes Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 55...

Make it Tonight: Irresistible Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Ready In: 1 hour 30 minutes Prep Time: 15 minutes Chill Time: 45 minutes Ingredients 1/2 cup creamy natural peanut butter 3 Tbsp butter, softened 1 cup confectioner’s sugar 8 oz chocolate, chopped...

Caramelized Tofu and Lots of Veggies Become Tasty, Pretty

If you aren’t a tofu fan, listen up. This just might be the recipe that turns it all around for you, like it did for my husband and daughter. I toss extra firm tofu cubes in a lightly spicy (or...

This Summer, try a Pair of Chilled Salads You Can Make Ahead

In summer, a party can erupt any time of the day. Whether you’re serving a casual outdoor picnic or an elegant seated affair, we’ll help you throw together a stress-free menu in no time....

Make it Tonight: Cheesy Roasted Pepper Penne Recipe

Ready in 35 minutes Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 500g penne 4 peppers (an assortment of red, yellow and orange) 2 shallots, sliced 1/4 cup olive oil, plus 1 Tbsp...

Hearty Tuna and White Bean Salad Recipe

On a day you want to eat light, this fresh salad topped with creamy beans and hearty tuna is the ticket. Ready in 30  minutes Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients • 1 x...

Toss veggies into hummus, roast them and enjoy a tasty crust

I remember being told in marketing class back in graduate school that the fastest growing food category in America was hummus. Hummus, our professor insisted to us disbelieving students, would soon...