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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

Breakfast · Gluten Free Ideas · Recipes · Salads · Side Dishes

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

Breakfast · Recipes

Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Matcha green tea is probably one of the healthiest additions to your morning smoothie bowl.  Matcha contains 137 more antioxidants than regular, brewed green tea.  In fact, it is packed with exponentially more antioxidants than any other ‘superfood’.  What are antioxidants?  They are the body’s defense agents that prevent aging and chronic diseases so you… Continue reading Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Baked Goods · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes

Nanaimo Bars – GF and Vegan

These no-bake, three-layered bars are one of my favourite desserts!  While they aren’t usually gluten free or vegan, this recipe is a dream come true for all those with celiac disease, a gluten allergy/intolerance or if you are following a vegan diet.  If you are unfamiliar with this delicious treat, nanaimo bars start with a… Continue reading Nanaimo Bars – GF and Vegan

Dinners · Italian · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes

Teriyaki Chickpea ‘Meat’balls

I know, I know, meatballs should not be made vegan and if you do, they should not have any mention of ‘meat’ in the name.  But these are too good not to share!  I have tried various ingredients to replace the meat in a meatball but chickpeas are my favourite so far.  Give them a… Continue reading Teriyaki Chickpea ‘Meat’balls

Breakfast · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes

Teff Pancakes with Maple Berry Compote

Teff is a great gluten free flour for baking – it has a very light flavour and helps to lighten the final product nicely, which is really helpful for gluten free baking as other flours can create a very dense result.  This 100% whole grain flour is very nutritious.  It is packed full of protein,… Continue reading Teff Pancakes with Maple Berry Compote