Fall Quinoa Salad

Yesterday I went to my local farmers market and got lots of apples. Today was cooking and photo day for my new eBook – 30 Clean Dinners that comes out on January 5, 2014. Obviously, it was a daycare day for Adam. Amongst total kitchen chaos and my 2 month old broken dishwasher (again), I thought of my neighbours, and all of us of course. Our American friends celebrate Thanksgiving next week and I thought this fall quinoa salad with apples, cranberries, pecans & maple basil dressing would be perfect…
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Non-Creamy Light Broccoli Salad

Some years ago I was visiting my friend Jennifer and she made this salad. OMG, yummy! So this is Jennifer’s Broccoli Salad recipe and not mine. All credit goes to her. The truth is I know broccoli is very good for you and you probably know that too, but I’ve never been a huge fan of it (my kids LOVE it though – weird but I’ll take it:)). Besides adding it to my “gross”, according to some Instagram user, Magic Bullet Green Smoothie and dipping into hummus (since ranch dressing…
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Skinny Goat Cheese Phyllo Cups

This easy appetizer recipe takes minimum preparation time, makes great finger food for parties and won’t hurt your waistline. Only 43 calories, 2 g of fat and 5 g of carbs per 1 tart. Soft goat cheese flavoured with fresh rosemary and garlic, topped with crunchy pecans and sweet chewy craisins, all wrapped in a freshly baked crispy phyllo pastry. You have to be careful with goat cheese, it’s fatty. To reduce the calories and increase protein I have added