The Kitchen Frau

Fresh garden ingredients, whole foods, alternative grains, and always room for sauerkraut! Canadian food blogger.

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Hearty Sausage, Kale, and Bean Soup – Quick to Make and Packed with Flavour
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This hearty bean soup is chock full of flavour, fiber, and good-for-ya stuff. A healthy amount of kale provides loads of nutrients and the sausage adds smoky robust flavour. In less than half an hour you can be spooning into … Continue reading → The post Hearty Sausage, Kale, and Bean...
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Super Green Juice Recipe – and You Don’t Need a Juicer to Make it!
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Here’s a super green juice recipe to whip up – just what you need to reset your system after a whole lotta overindulging – you don’t even need a juicer! Give your digestive system a rest and sip on this … Continue reading → The post Super Green Juice Recipe ...
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Japanese Style Wasabi Tuna Boats – a Light, Fresh Appetizer for a Fresh New Year
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Looking for a lighter nibble for your New Year’s gatherings? These simple Wasabi Tuna Boats fit the bill. If you’re a sucker for sushi, you’ll devour the light clean flavours of cucumbers, tuna, and seaweed plus that fog-clearing jolt of … Continue reading → The post...
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Lemon Cardamom Kransekake Cookies
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These crisp chewy little cookies will be sure to delight on your cookie platter this holiday season. Marrying the fresh tang of lemon, the floral whiff of cardamom, and the sweetness of almonds, Scandinavian kransekake cookies are a unique and … Continue reading → The post Lemon Carda...
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Hot Curried Peaches – a Festive, Fruity Sauce for Ham, Pork, Turkey or Chicken (and a Mug of Spiced Peach Rooibos Tea)
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Are you looking for something different and wow-worthy for your holiday feast this year? Hot Curried Peaches make a stunning sauce for ham, pork, or turkey. Or just serve them over pan-fried pork chops or chicken breasts to turn an … Continue reading → The post Hot Curried Peaches ...
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Cooking with Kids: 3 Ingredient, No Bake Cereal Bars for Peanut Butter and Honey Lovers
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Crunchy, chewy, nutty! The whole family will love these super easy cereal bars. Whip them up in minutes with three ingredients you probably have in your pantry right now. (Skip to recipe) Cooking with Amelia You might remember Amelia from … Continue reading → The post Cooking with Kid...
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Maple Crème Brûlée and a Trip to Québec City
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Luscious, silky, maple-infused custard topped with a crackling layer of caremized sugar, Maple Crème Brûlée is the stuff dreams are made of. (Skip to recipe) The last part of our little Canadian holiday took us to Québec City. See Part … Continue reading → The post Maple Crème Brûlée ...
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Real Canadian Poutine and a Trip to Ottawa and Montreal
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Indulge in that iconic Canadian dish – poutine. What’s not to love about a plate of crispy fries, stretchy squeaky cheese, and a rich, luscious gravy? It’s pure comfort food; potatoes and gravy with a fantastic, flavour-boosted twist! Only in … Continue reading → The...
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Apple Pumpkin Butter and a Cinderella Story
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With a jar of this decadent Apple Cider Pumpkin Butter in your fridge, you can keep autumn in your kitchen even when winter winds howl. Slather a rich, golden spoonful onto toast, biscuits, or pancakes, or stir a dollop into … Continue reading → The post Apple Pumpkin Butter and a Cin...
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Apple Cider Glazed Carrots
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Elevate your carrots into this luscious plate of sweet, cider-glazed jewels – a stunning side dish. Bugs Bunny would approve. Carrots are a humble vegetable – the unnoticed wallflowers of the veggie world. Every garden grows them. Every market carries … Continue reading → ...
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