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Ginger Sesame Asian Chicken Salad

The arrival of summer brings many things. Cottages. Patios. Beers. Nachos. While all of this eating and drinking can add up and be quite unhealthy, Katie and I have decided to balance it out with daily exercise and lighter weekday meals. This dish is a variation of a few different recipes that Katie gathered for me. It […]

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Beet & Almond Quinoa Pilaf

This quinoa pilaf is a great alternative to starchy and heavy sides such as rice, potatoes and pasta. It pairs well with almost any meat and is filled with robust flavour an colour. Beet & Almond Quinoa Pilaf 1 cup quinoa 1 1/2 cups chicken broth 1 tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup red onion, finely […]

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Beef Spoons with Balsamic Reduction

Katie turned 25 this past year. A birthday that big deserved a suitable celebration. So we threw a party. I spent all day preparing in the kitchen as I had promised to make all of the food. I made an extensive cheese plate, candied nuts, chocolate covered strawberries, chicken satays and prosciutto wrapped figs. But it […]

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Quinoa Sushi

Quinoa Sushi

Ever since I started working at bv02 back in December 2011 I’ve become somewhat addicted to two things: Americanos, and sushi. I’m not complaining. But when you start buying both of them almost every day, it gets somewhat expensive. So I started making espressos every day before work – but I would still end up […]

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Steam Whistle Beer Can Chicken

Today is Friday and I’m really excited. Not only because the weekend is here, but because tonight is our first official Man Dinner in Ottawa. This is an event we created back in 2007 during our university days at Bishop’s, which we have perfected over time. The rules are simple. Man Dinner is a guys […]

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