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Two-For-One Facelift ✼ The Blog and A Sassier Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp

There’s nothing like a facelift to give the blog a refreshing new image … water, sky and sand provided the inspiration for the new look. And my sassy rhubarb strawberry crisp is now even sassier.

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Two-For-One Facelift ✼ The Blog and A Sassier Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp

There’s nothing like a facelift to give the blog a refreshing new image … water, sky and sand provided the inspiration for the new look. And my sassy rhubarb strawberry crisp is now even sassier.

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Warming Up For Food Day Canada ❂ Cream of Fresh Pea Soup

Celebrate local Canadian food by buying just-picked peas at a farm market, shelling them overlooking Lake Huron and then making cream of fresh pea soup. Food Day Canada may be officially August 2, but it’s every day around here!

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Warming Up For Food Day Canada ❂ Cream of Fresh Pea Soup

Celebrate local Canadian food by buying just-picked peas at a farm market, shelling them overlooking Lake Huron and then making cream of fresh pea soup. Food Day Canada may be officially August 2, but it’s every day around here!

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Farewell to My Mother ♥ Belgian Waffles

It’s been quiet here through the kitchen window lately, and the little writing I’ve done has felt flat to me. Sometimes life diverts us from our normal interests and routine to something more important and profound. My mother died recently, peacefully, following a

Mom's Belgian Waffles | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Farewell to My Mother ♥ Belgian Waffles

It’s been quiet here through the kitchen window lately, and the little writing I’ve done has felt flat to me. Sometimes life diverts us from our normal interests and routine to something more important and profound. My mother died recently, peacefully, following a

Black Bean & Sweet Potato Cakes |© Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Nutritious Summer Ease ❊ Black Bean & Sweet Potato Cakes

Craving cakes? How about black bean and sweet potato? Seriously, legume cakes add make-ahead ease and high nutrition to easy summer meals.

Black Bean & Sweet Potato Cakes |© Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Nutritious Summer Ease ❊ Black Bean & Sweet Potato Cakes

Craving cakes? How about black bean and sweet potato? Seriously, legume cakes add make-ahead ease and high nutrition to easy summer meals.

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Freestyle Kitchen ✲ Clean-Out-the-Fridge Spring Soup & A Bonus

When it’s time to clean out the fridge, get the soup pot out! See the lovely soup that came together with odds and ends from my crisper drawer in my freestyle kitchen today.

Clean-Out-the-Fridge Spring Soup | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Freestyle Kitchen ✲ Clean-Out-the-Fridge Spring Soup & A Bonus

When it’s time to clean out the fridge, get the soup pot out! See the lovely soup that came together with odds and ends from my crisper drawer in my freestyle kitchen today.

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Letting Simple Flavours Shine ❦ Asparagus & Onion Frittata

Simplicity allows the flavours of spring’s delicate bounty to shine. Case in point: this quick and easy frittata with only three main ingredients and ready in under 30 minutes.

Asparagus & Onion Frittata | ©Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Letting Simple Flavours Shine ❦ Asparagus & Onion Frittata

Simplicity allows the flavours of spring’s delicate bounty to shine. Case in point: this quick and easy frittata with only three main ingredients and ready in under 30 minutes.

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Simple Pleasures for Spring ❊ Asparagus Soup with Spinach

Every season brings another reason to make soup, and springtime is no exception. The star of this soup is locally-grown, hand-picked organic asparagus. The supporting cast is simple, allowing the flavour of the asparagus to really shine in this simple pureed soup.

Asparagus Soup with Spinach | ©Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Simple Pleasures for Spring ❊ Asparagus Soup with Spinach

Every season brings another reason to make soup, and springtime is no exception. The star of this soup is locally-grown, hand-picked organic asparagus. The supporting cast is simple, allowing the flavour of the asparagus to really shine in this simple pureed soup.

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What Should Have Stayed in Vegas ✲ Southwest Chicken Soup

If what happens in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas, how is it that I brought back a bad cold? I wish I had some of this spicy, nourishing and comforting Southwest Chicken Soup to make me feel better right now.

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What Should Have Stayed in Vegas ✲ Southwest Chicken Soup

If what happens in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas, how is it that I brought back a bad cold? I wish I had some of this spicy, nourishing and comforting Southwest Chicken Soup to make me feel better right now.

© 2014 Stephen Grimes, Canada

The Meal ❦ Photo Diary of A Diabetes Research Fundraiser

A photo gallery from The Meal, a fundraiser in London, Ontario on April 27, 2014 to help find a cure for diabetes.

© 2014 Stephen Grimes, Canada

The Meal ❦ Photo Diary of A Diabetes Research Fundraiser

A photo gallery from The Meal, a fundraiser in London, Ontario on April 27, 2014 to help find a cure for diabetes.

Asian-Inspired Cauliflower & Beluga Lentil Salad | © Life Through the Kitchen Window

Asian-Inspired Cauliflower & Beluga Lentil Salad

By changing how you slice the vegetables and whisking up a different dressing, ingredients that are more or less the same can be transformed into two very different salads. Case in point: southwest shaved cauliflower salad vs. Asian-inspired cauliflower salad with beluga lentils.

Asian-Inspired Cauliflower & Beluga Lentil Salad | © Life Through the Kitchen Window

Asian-Inspired Cauliflower & Beluga Lentil Salad

By changing how you slice the vegetables and whisking up a different dressing, ingredients that are more or less the same can be transformed into two very different salads. Case in point: southwest shaved cauliflower salad vs. Asian-inspired cauliflower salad with beluga lentils.