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Easy avocado blender pesto

Pesto is one of those things that you either love or hate. Take my brother and me for example. Ever since I discovered pesto in my mid-teens, I’ve never been able to get enough of the stuff. In fact, mainly sustaining myself with white pasta and jars of pesto was probably the main cause of my fresher 5 (ok, 15) while living in a university dorm. My brother, on the other hand, hates the stuff. He even disliked being in the same room as me when I was eating anything that contained pesto. Too bad, I say. While pasta isn’t…

Homemade breadcrumbs

This is a guest post by The Essential Girl, Rachel Andorfer. As I was making dinner sometime last month, I realized that I was still reaching for a container of processed breadcrumbs. I glanced through the ingredients and of course, my breadcrumbs were made from the most processed white bread out there, complete with preservatives and artificial flavours. I started thinking about making my own from the sprouted grains bread I buy, but I was put off by the idea because it seemed like a lot of work. A couple meals later with those store-bought breadcrumbs, though, and I knew…

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