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Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits

Ingredients : 3/4 cup instant grits Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/4 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and de veined, tails intact 2 large cloves garlic, minced Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) Juice of 1/2 lemon, plus wedges for serving 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh parsley Directions: Bring 3 cups of water…
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Ways to spruce up your hot chocolate this Winter

Even though hot chocolate is admittedly already pretty great to begin with, we’ve rounded up six great tips for making your at-home cup of comfort even better. 1. Make your own… from scratch! If you have a bit time on your hands and don’t like the powdered stuff, opt…
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Chicken Cutlets with Strawberry-Avocado Salsa

This colourful, flavour-forward dish makes the most of peak-season produce with a sweet and tangy fruit salsa that would be equally delicious served over pork chops or with whole-grain tortilla chips. The heat from the seeded jalapeño is mild, but it can be omitted. To…
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Lighter Vegetable Lasagne

Classic Yet Healthy No amount of eggplant, squash, or tomato can lighten the hefty 1½ pounds of béchamel sauce, a butter-and-milk-based sauce, that blanket the buttery noodles of a vegetable lasagne, which packs over 700 calories and 22g sat fat into just one slice. The challenge: Re-create this dish to highlight the vegetables but still keep plenty of creamy, cheesy, layered goodness. For a…
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Avocado-Sprout Toast

A fresh take on the classic flavours of smashed avocado on toast, we use alfalfa sprouts to bring a fresh bite to velvety avocado. Add a sprinkle of nutrient-rich sunflower seeds for extra crunch. Ingredients 1 (1-oz.) slice whole-grain bread, toasted 1/4 ripe avocado…
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Sautéed Chicken With Tonnato Sauce

This high-protein, low-carb chicken dinner comes together quickly, and relies heavily on ingredients you may already have in your pantry. It’s also a fairly keto-friendly meal, but you could boost the fat content by using chicken thighs, and cut the carb count by…
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Creole Shrimp and Creamed Corn

In this fun twist on shrimp and grits, buttery creamed corn stands in for grits—a sweet and tasty surprise. The shrimp mixture takes on bold flavours from Creole seasoning, smoked paprika, thyme, and garlic—making for a robust mixture that’s complemented by the sweetness of the creamed corn. Aim for large shrimp here so the dish feels a little more special; we suggest 16/20 count shrimp or…
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Chocolate-Mint Bars

You’ll love these if you’re a big fan of the thin chocolate mint Girl Scout cookies. The dense base layer is like a rich, fudgy brownie, so don’t overcook it or the dessert bars will be dry. Refrigerating the mint bars allows the chocolaty top layer to set…