How to dress a salad


  How to dress Salad Are wilted soggy greens staring back at you? For the longest time I made salads thinking there were no steps involved in order to better its taste and texture. I would grab some lettuce, put it on a plate and top it with veggies and a drizzle of vinaigrette. This resulted… 

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Mango and shrimp summer rolls


  Mango and shrimp summer rolls recipes The first time I made shrimp summer rolls was a few years ago when I worked mornings as a sous-chef for a catering company in Toronto. I will always look back at my time there with fondness and affection for the owners and the executive chef, a delightful… 

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Black bean burger patties


Black bean burger patties recipe Let me start this post by saying this wasn’t supposed to be a black bean burger patty recipe. My original idea was to create an actual bean burger topped with plenty of vegetables and dressed with a dollop of spicy mayo. But I quickly had to let go of that… 

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Flaxseed banana smoothie (with coffee)


  Flaxseed banana smoothie recipe Written by: Ben Phelps It’s dark outside when my phone goes off and I make the rookie mistake of picking it up. Oops. Before I realize what I’ve done, I may have just agreed to cover a 6am shift for a sick colleague. After I hang up, the horror sets… 

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Spicy pork ramen noodles (ja ja men)


  Spicy pork ramen noodles (ja ja men) recipe Ben and I are about to go on a month long vacation to Japan and boy are we excited! It’s been a few years since our last visit and we plan on making up for it big time by stuffing our faces silly! We will also… 

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Brussels sprouts salad with kale and asparagus


Brussels sprouts salad with kale and asparagus recipe After months of brutally cold weather, the warmth of the sun is finally back to kiss my cheeks and lift up my spirits. This also signifies a year since we have moved to Brooklyn and I cannot tell you enough how much I am in love with… 

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