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Changing lives and turning dreams into a reality, Life Designer Sian Jaquet and Project Manager Gez Johns work miracles with their life changing strategies. With just 5 days to de-clutter ...

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Smoked Trout with Beetroot

Serves 2 Ingredients 2 fillets of smoked trout 1 small beetroot, chopped 5 baby new potatoes, cooked and chopped 1 tbsp low fat crème fraiche 2 tsp horseradish Salt and pepper 2 wholemeal pitta breads 2 handfuls fresh watercress METHOD How ...


Shrimp en Papillote

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Total: 30 minutes Yield: 1 serving Ingredients 1 teaspoon canola oil 1 cup broccoli florets 1 cup julienned carrot 1 small shallot, peeled and sliced 6 (16 to 20-count) ...

Chef At Home

Smoked Salmon Crisps

Ease of Preparation:  Easy, Moderate, Complex Yield:  12 – 20 crisps Ingredients 12 thin slices whole grain baguette 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 oz Boursin cheese, or cream cheese 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 12 slices smoked ...


Contained by Design

A garden doesn’t need lawn to be green, as we keep it contained in a garden that’s gone to pots, literally.  There are plants in beds, hanging plants, plants in ...

Chef At Home

Grilled Banana Splits

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 4 bananas, peeled 4 scoops of your favourite ice cream Various ice cream toppings such as: Butterscotch sauce Chocolate sauce Candy sprinkles Nuts Whipped cream Maraschino cherries Method Preheat a grill to high and oil it well. Lightly oil ...

Chef At Home

Tomato Ginger Jam

Yield: about 2 cups Ingredients 12 ripe local tomatoes, chopped or 1 28-ounce can of ripe tomatoes 1 cup sugar 1 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup grated fresh ginger 2 bay leaves 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method ...

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Olive Oil Oven Fries

They're the perfect pair -- meat and potatoes. Aida takes these classic favourites’ and gives it a little kick. She tops perfectly cooked Seared Strip Steaks with North African-Spiced Butter. ...