Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Hockey Night in Canada!

Canadians everywhere and of all ages had one thing in common today:  to support our Canadian Junior Hockey players as they go for Gold at the Junior World Hockey Championship. 

GO CANADA !!!

LET’S BRING HOME THE GOLD

team canada

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I couldn’t wait to get home today and catch the game.

 Canada vs. Russia

It was an exciting game to watch… Canada came into the 3rd period with a 3-0 lead … unfortunately the boys in red and white failed to hold on and the Russians took the win…..boohoo….a major upset.  There’s always next year boys!


Spinach Salad with Maple Balsamic Dressing

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Sweet yet Tangy – my boyfriend even approved Smile

To assemble, layer on a bed of baby spinach

Seasoned turkey/chicken breast slices

1/2 diced apple (Ambrosia, Gala) – skin on

handful of walnuts

crumbled goat cheese

Drizzle with Maple Balsamic Reduction

To make reduction

In a saucepan over medium heat, boil 2 cups of Balsamic Vinegar with 1 cup pure maple syrup.  Continue to simmer until reduced by about 1/2 – it will become thicker when cool.  Keeps well in fridge for many weeks, if you can make it last that long.  Try it over strawberries and some non-fat frozen yogurt.  You will not be disappointed!


Have a great night guys

Beatrix

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