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About The Culinary Chase

A peripatetic Canadian sharing my passion for food and all its health benefits. Supporting the local community is always front of mind whenever I shop!

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Kale Salad with Wild Rice and Cranberries – A Vegan Delight!

How can anyone resist a salad that is popping with color? Not only is it colorful but healthy. Kale’s anti-oxidant health benefits means it has been studied more extensively in cancer research than any other health condition. Kale’s nutrient richness is found in three areas: 1) antioxidant nutrients, 2) anti-inflammatory nutrients, and 3) anti-cancer nutrients […]

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Christmas Fruitcake

Fruitcake dates back to the Roman times and in the 1400’s the British began their love affair with fruitcake when dried fruits from the Mediterranean first arrived. This cake was generally served at weddings – the dark cake was given out as the groom’s cake and the white fruitcake was the bride’s. It was the […]

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Cranberry Pecan Muffins

While baking these beauties, I pondered where do you draw the line between a muffin and a cupcake? While a muffin might be considered healthier than a cupcake, once you start adding ingredients such as chocolate and streusel-like toppings or glazes it starts to resemble a cupcake. And, when you use cupcake liners for muffins […]

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Feta Salsa – A Super Easy Dip!

I love it when I am able to recreate a dish that I enjoyed elsewhere. One of the grocery stores I frequently shop is Whole Foods. I love this place and it serves as a food inspiration for me. They always have something new to sample and their dips of all descriptions are marketed via […]

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Lamb Chops Calabria Style with Tomatoes, Peppers, and Olives

The cuisine of Calabria is typical southern Italian Mediterranean – meat based dishes, vegetables, pasta, and fish. Because their climate is humid (high risk of mold and spoilage), Calabrians preserve their food by packing veggies and meat in olive oil, making sausage and curing fish (swordfish, sardines, and cod). The food is simple and delicious. […]