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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

Baked Goods · Gluten Free Tips · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes · vegan

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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Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup – Vegan & GF

Cooler days call for more soup!  This roasted garlic cauliflower soup is both vegan and gluten free and is a great one to have on hand for lunches during the week. Ingredients: 3 heads garlic (I love to use Bower Farm organic garlic whenever possible) 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets 3 1/2 cups… Continue reading Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup – Vegan & GF

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Maple Baked Pears

This recipe is easy and a great side dish, appetizer or my favourite, placed on top on an oatmeal bowl for breakfast.  Ingredients: One (or however many you like!) peeled pear, halved Sliced almonds Cinnamon  Maple syrup   Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line baking sheet with parchment paper.  With a small spoon, scoop… Continue reading Maple Baked Pears

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Papaya Orange Smoothie Bowl

I have a slight obsession with smoothie bowls lately.  Mainly because they are very easy to make for breakfast and so versatile.  The combination of ingredients is endless and I love the fact that you can experiment with different flavours depending on your mood. Before I get to the recipe, a few tips on how… Continue reading Papaya Orange Smoothie Bowl

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Oatmeal Cups – Gluten Free and Vegan

These cute little breakfast treats are very easy to make and keep well in the fridge for the work week.   The great thing about these cups is that you can mix up the ingredients based on your preferences.  This recipe is a berry almond oatmeal cup but feel free to switch things up and… Continue reading Oatmeal Cups – Gluten Free and Vegan

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What Are Buddha Bowls?

I was first introduced to the famous Buddha bowl when dining at one of my favourite restaurants, Fresh.  These colourful bowls of fresh vegetables, combined with some sort of protein, grain and a delicious dressing had me hooked right away.  While most restaurants can cater to a gluten free diet for breakfast or dinner, lunch… Continue reading What Are Buddha Bowls?