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    The Summer Salad

    Let me introduce you to the BEST summer salad. If summer had a “taste”, it would have to be this combo of in season tomatoes, peaches and basil. When I first heard about combining tomatoes and peaches in a salad, I was skeptical to say the least… it just didn’t sound like they would go together. I was most definitely mistaken – it may be my favourite combo of all time. I make this salad all summer long while peaches and tomatoes are in season. I make it as a side for dinner when we have people over, and even to bring to work for lunch. It is so easy…

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    Fangirling over Alison Roman

    I have a confession – I have the BIGGEST girl crush on Alison Roman. I kinda want to be her (I’ll settle for channelling her) or at least be her new best friend. She has the most laid-back, down to earth personality that is reflected in her cooking and style. Her videos and cookbooks have become my inspiration for having people over. I look to her for ideas for hosting laid back get togethers centred around delicious food. She will also most definitely inspire my outfit choice for the evening! Here are the ways I channel my inner AR: Hosting Her approach to having people over is so refreshing and…

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    The Platter Salad

    When hosting the fam or friends for dinner, I always break out this salad. For some reason, making a well thought-out salad on a platter instead of a bowl makes it look so much more special! You can definitely apply the platter idea to any salad of your choosing. We’ve done caesar, california steak, and caprese as platter salads – the possibilities are endless! It’s also a great way of serving a “meal salad” since it magically makes a bunch of veggies, herbs, protein and crunchies of your choosing look like a composed dish. This particular salad, now known as “Spencer’s salad” in my family, is my go-to as a…