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Zucchini Bread – GF & Vegan

This zucchini bread is made vegan with chia eggs – a vegan egg substitute made using chia seeds.  While I am familiar with using flax eggs with my vegan baking, this is my first time using chia and they worked wonderfully!  Chia seeds are loaded with antioxidants, protein, magnesium, omega 3 fatty acids and they… Continue reading Zucchini Bread – GF & Vegan

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Peach, Mango, Strawberry & Lime Crisp

Eaten as a dessert or a breakfast, this crisp is loaded with delicious summertime flavour.  It’s peach season in Ontario, so there’s no better time to add peaches to this crisp.  However, any combination of fruits, depending on the season, would work just as well. Ingredients: 4 cups peaches, chopped 2 mangoes, chopped 2 cups… Continue reading Peach, Mango, Strawberry & Lime Crisp

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Loaded Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal cookies loaded with chocolate chips, raisins, coconut, almonds and apple, this cookie will definitely fill you up and keep you going all day long!  These cookies are also kid tested and approved so you know they won’t last long! Ingredients: 1/4 cup almond meal 1/4 cup quinoa flour 1/4 cup teff flour 1/4 cup… Continue reading Loaded Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies

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Shortbread Cookies – GF & Vegan

Shortbread cookies are a great holiday cookie but they can be a challenging baked good to make gluten free and vegan.  Gluten free dough can be a challenge to work with as it is notorious for being very sticky.  With a bit of patience and lots of extra gluten free flour to dust on your… Continue reading Shortbread Cookies – GF & Vegan

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Natural Red Food Dye

With Valentine’s Day this week, I have been inspired to bake some new gluten free and vegan baked goods.  Icing is a key ingredient in my Valentine inspired recipes this year but I’m always hesitant to use food dye to colour my icing – especially red food dye – which has been linked to a… Continue reading Natural Red Food Dye

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Strawberry Chia Jam Muffins – GF & Vegan

I am loving my strawberry chia jam lately (click here for recipe)!  It goes well with anything – oatmeal, toast, pancakes and now, muffins!  This muffin recipe is moist, flavourful and most importantly, kid friendly.  Let me know what you think! Ingredients: 1/4 cup sorghum flour (the most ‘wheat like’ of all gluten free flours)… Continue reading Strawberry Chia Jam Muffins – GF & Vegan

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Strawberry Chia Jam – GF & Vegan

Simple, delicious and very versatile.  Need I say more :)? Ingredients: 2 cups frozen (or fresh) strawberries 1/4 cup maple syrup 2 tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp vanilla extract Directions: In a small saucepan, heat all ingredients to a boil, then reduce to simmer for about 15 minutes (make sure to stir frequently to prevent… Continue reading Strawberry Chia Jam – GF & Vegan