Pepperoni Pizza Sliders
Sep01

Pepperoni Pizza Sliders

Simple Kid-Friendly Sliders (Family Features) For those busy nights plan, on this simple yet savoury sliders recipe. Kids are almost certain to love the taste and you will enjoy how quick and easy they are to make. For more recipes, visit culinary.net. INGREDIENTS: 1 package slider rolls1/2 cup pizza sauce1/2 cup mini pepperoni1 1/2 cups shredded, low-moisture, part-skim mozzarella cheese1/4 cup butter, melted1 tsp parsley flakes1/2...

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Black-Eyed Pea, Corn and Rice Salad
Sep01

Black-Eyed Pea, Corn and Rice Salad

A Simply Nutritious Salad | Servings: 6 (Family Features) As one of the simplest ways to make family meals healthier, adding fruits and vegetables to everyday dishes can also provide a flavourful path to a more nutritious eating plan. With a dish like this Black-Eyed Pea, Corn and Rice Salad, you can put a veggie-focused meal on the table in next to no time. Find more recipes, tips and resources for living a healthier lifestyle at...

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Chipotle Lime Roasted Cauliflower Bites
Sep01

Chipotle Lime Roasted Cauliflower Bites

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium head cauliflower, cut into florets (1-1.5 lbs)1/3 cup Persian Lime Infused Olive Oil1/3 cup Coconut White Balsamic Vinegar1/2 tsp Sardinian Sea Salt1 tsp smoked paprika1/2 tsp garlic powder1/2 tsp onion powder2 tbsp Chipotle Infused Olive Oilscallion, sliced thinly DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. 2. Add all ingredients except for the scallions and Chipotle Infused Olive Oil in a mixing bowl and toss well....

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Plum & Cinnamon Crumble Cake
Sep01

Plum & Cinnamon Crumble Cake

Prep time: 20 min | Cook time: 45 min | Serves: 8 INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup self-raising flour½ tsp baking powder1/3 cup butter1/3 cup sugar1 large egg2-3 tbsp milk4 ripe plums, stoned and sliced For the topping: 1/3 cup self-raising flour1 tsp ground cinnamon1 tbsp chopped almonds1 tbsp brown sugar1/4 cup butter, melted DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Butter and base line a 9” cake tin. Sift together the flour and baking powder....

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Autumn Craft: Candles
Sep01

Autumn Craft: Candles

What you will need: 3 different sized vases3 candlesDried black-eyed peasDried different coloured lentilsArtificial flowersBurlap and Dried StrawGlue gun Directions: Layer the lentils and black-eyed peas in each vase to your preference. On the last layer, put the candle in the vase first and the last layer around it. Glue the burlap, straw and artificial flowers to the top of the vase. Craft courtesy of Brenda...

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Drinks from Around the World: CANADA
Sep01

Drinks from Around the World: CANADA

CLASSIC CANADIAN CAESAR The national cocktail of Canada. It was invented in Calgary in 1969. INGREDIENTS: 1 lime wedge1 tbsp celery salt, or as neededice cubes, as needed1 oz vodka8 ozs Clamato juice1 dash Worcestershire sauce, or to taste1 dash Tabasco sauce, or to taste1 celery stick DIRECTIONS: Wet the rim of a cocktail glass with the lime wedge; set aside for garnish. Place celery salt in a small dish, and press the rim of the...

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Flavours from Around the World: CANADA
Sep01

Flavours from Around the World: CANADA

LOBSTER ROLL INGREDIENTS: 1 ¼ lb lobster, bands removed2 tbsp mayonnaise1 tsp lemon zest1 tbsp lemon juice1 tbsp green onions, chopped1 artisan-style hotdog bun1 leaf leaf romaine hearts, chopped1 handful of parsley, choppedlemon wedge DIRECTIONS: In stockpot, bring water to boil. Add live lobster; cook for about 10 minutes, until lobster is bright red. Remove; let cool. Crack claws and knuckles, removing meat. Reserve remaining meat...

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Pursuing wilderness in Canada’s western Rocky Mountains
Aug30

Pursuing wilderness in Canada’s western Rocky Mountains

Few places can match the allure of Alberta’s majestic vistas, mountain peaks, glaciers, rivers, evergreen forests and unique wildlife. Banff National Park, an outdoor paradise, draws millions of visitors annually. It’s one of my favorite places to visit for its natural wonders and a playground for outdoor experiences, set among a backdrop of spectacular mountain scenery. Waterfall near Johnston Canyon Driving the Trans Canada Hwy....

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Outdoor Living: The Advantages of Professional Landscaping and Garden Design
Aug30

Outdoor Living: The Advantages of Professional Landscaping and Garden Design

For many of us, we have to admit that our yards, front or back, are spaces not always used to their best potential. Whether it’s for our family or because we are hosting a function, more space outside is always a good thing! Who wants to spend time indoors, especially when we still have some warm weather left to enjoy? Yet, when the comforts of the inside are not properly reflected outside, it can be difficult to make the decision to...

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The Ultimate One Stop Shop Experience
Aug30

The Ultimate One Stop Shop Experience

If you’re anything like me, you have been spending a lot of time at home recently and the definition of “a change of scenery” has become moving from watching the TV in the living room to streaming a movie from your bed. Many of us, as of late, have become far better acquainted with our homes than we previously were – and while sometimes a better acquaintance helps us fall more in love, it can also give us time to notice the flaws...

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Designing Your Room – From Concept to Reality
Aug30

Designing Your Room – From Concept to Reality

Renovating any room can be a daunting task. We would all like to think that we can DIY like an HGTV Star. However, in all reality it can take an entire team of professionals to pull off some of the extreme renos that appear to happen overnight.  It takes vision, experience, and a lot of planning and preparation to ensure that any design project is completed on time, on budget and to your specifications. Hiring professionals like the...

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ASK THE BEAUTY EXPERT: Beauty and the Mask
Aug30

ASK THE BEAUTY EXPERT: Beauty and the Mask

We are living the new normal with masks and social distancing AND we know that those tactics are working to keep the virus at bay. As annoying as masks may be, it is far better to wear them and help protect others while we enjoy some social time. Thank you to all essential and frontline workers who continue to help keep our lives as “normal” as possible and keep our loved ones safe and cared for now and especially during the lockdown....

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In Memoriam Funeral Services
Aug30

In Memoriam Funeral Services

High Quality Service ~ Compassionate Care ~ Family Focused ~ Cost Effective As Unique As the Individuals and Families We Serve Experts are invaluable when you are looking at preparation for end-of-life services. Whether you are looking for pre-planning your funeral arrangements or that of a loved one, making funeral arrangements and/or celebration of life or after death care for grief and bereavement, a professional funeral director...

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A Modern Approach to Auto Service
Aug30

A Modern Approach to Auto Service

If you’ve ever owned a car, then you know the feeling of dread and indecision that arises when you hear that pathetic chug-chug-chug of a failed start up. We’ve all been there, turning over the key and just praying that it’ll hold up one more time. In this day and age, a car is an essential service – we don’t know how we can go one day without it and even if we can find a way to part with our car for however long it will take to do...

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The Key to a Successful Kitchen Renovation
Aug30

The Key to a Successful Kitchen Renovation

Designing and planning a kitchen renovation is not for the faint of heart.  Not only is it a significant financial investment, it can also mean a major upheaval in your household for a lengthy period of time.  Kitchens are often the centre of the home, not just a place where meals are prepared, but rather the hub of household activity on an ongoing and regular basis.  Dining and entertaining, conversations and shared stories, and...

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ASK THE HEALTH EXPERT: Covid-19
Aug30

ASK THE HEALTH EXPERT: Covid-19

Where to begin? First let us clarify! The virus itself is known as SARS-CoV-2. The disease that may result in having symptoms related to this virus is known as Covid19. SARS- CoV-2 is part of a large family of corona viruses that cause mild to moderate upper respiratory tract illnesses. For Covid19 the data to date shows that eighty percent of infections are mild, fifteen percent can be severe infections and five percent are critical....

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Maintaining Your Water Quality
Aug30

Maintaining Your Water Quality

Without a doubt, 2020 will be remembered as the alarming year in history where the world’s governments and medical scientists grappled with the fluctuating Covid-19 pandemic. We have been well-versed in how the virus spreads and have experienced the measures taken to stop it. It is transmitted person to person, ramping up the call for face masks, and lives for extended periods on various surfaces; necessitating the need for regular...

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A Tale of Two Renos: Transforming Your Home Into Your Ideal Space
Aug30

A Tale of Two Renos: Transforming Your Home Into Your Ideal Space

If you even dabble in home decor, you already know that the right floor will tie your entire room together; which is why instead of telling you what you already know, I’m going to get right into telling you why Cover-Ups Tile Carpet & Flooring, located in both Arthur and Fergus, is going to be exactly where you need to go to turn your home into the dream space that you had always been looking for. Bathroom Reno Take the word of...

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Dr Poretta: The road to success is never a straight line.
Aug30

Dr Poretta: The road to success is never a straight line.

This year marks my 40th Anniversary of looking into patient’s mouths. People and patients alike have asked me what made me decide to become a dentist. What I tell them is that fate decided for me, as I am the first dentist in my family. Here’s my story. My mother wanted to make sure I learned to work hard, so when I was 13 she took me to work with her in a fruit market on Bathurst Street south of Lawrence Avenue in the city. A year...

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FEATURED ARTIST: Michele Taras
Aug30

FEATURED ARTIST: Michele Taras

“A young Picasso, as if he fell into a rainbow.” When Michele Taras of Mono, Ontario decided to try her hand at painting, she purchased a blank canvas – which sat in her study for more than 2 months before she could work up the courage to put her imagination to work. Already an accomplished fashion photographer, Michele Taras’ work has been featured in such magazines as Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Chloe, Bride & Groom, HUF,...

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