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The Most Epic Vegetarian Muffuletta Sandwich

Have you ever heard of a muffuletta sandwich? If not, let me give you a brief history behind this super delicious sandwich! Its roots began in southern Italy (originally, muffuletta was a round sesame bread made in Sicily), but the sandwich going by the same name originated in New Orleans, Louisiana and was created by Italian immigrants.  The classic sandwich always includes an olive salad, but it is almost always meat-heavy! My version is lighter on the arteries (after all, it is January and we are trying to improve our eating habits, right?). I also changed how the sandwich is…

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Savoury Holiday Brie and Spinach Breakfast Strata

Do you know how important it is to get quality sleep? It’s like REALLY important. Sleep is like taking a time machine straight to breakfast. So why not get some extra sleep on the weekend and prep your breakfast the night before by making this tasty strata (think savoury bread pudding)? With Queen Street Bakery’s chewy, light and airy Artisan Long Buns, this strata is a healthy and delicious way to start your morning. Prepped ahead of time, it’s the perfect solution to getting more ZZZ's. Savoury Holiday Brie and Spinach Breakfast Strata Ingredients 2 packages Queen Street Bakery Artisan…

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Spaghetti Aglio e Olio with Truffled Bread Crumbs

“Spaghetti aglio e olio” literally translates to “spaghetti with garlic and oil.” A simple recipe stashed up every Italian’s sleeve, this dish is a perfect go-to when your fridge is empty! Each family adds their own unique “touch” like chopped capers, strips of sardines, or a simple vegetable (broccoli is often a favourite). I’m adding crisped breadcrumbs for some crunch, along with a dash of truffle oil for dinner-party-worthy sophistication. I used Queen Street Bakery’s White Bean & Grape Skin Sliced Loaf for the breadcrumbs because of its lovely texture and mildly sweet taste. Feel free to use your favourite…

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Classic Gluten-Free Stuffing

Don’t let the stress of the holidays get to you.  Whether you are making a traditional dinner with turkey and all the fixings or just a couple of roasted chicken breasts, nothing says Thanksgiving like some good, old fashioned stuffing!  This classic version is gluten free with the addition of Queen Street Bakery's artisan round buns.  The bread’s white bean base offers fibre as well as other vitamins and minerals and their sturdy texture ensures you have the best stuffing ever! QSB Classic Gluten-Free Stuffing Ingredients 1 Package Queen Street Bakery Artisan Round Buns ½ cup (1 stick) Unsalted Butter 4…

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Roasted Tomato Soup with Four Cheese Toast Soldiers

Have you ever had toast soldiers? If you have, they were probably for dunking into soft boiled eggs—I’m sure it brings back some amazing childhood nostalgia! If you’ve never had toast soldiers, they are simply made of toast sliced into strips. Why not bring back those memories by making a quick batch of roasted tomato soup and serving it with grilled cheese toast soldiers? These ones will make your heart AND tummy happy! Queen Street Bakery's Romano Bean loaf offers a bold and savoury flavour, likened to a sourdough. This sharp taste profile pairs well with a variety of cheeses. These grilled…

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