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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

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Matcha Sandwich Cookies – GF & Vegan

What is matcha?  Matcha is an antioxidant-packed, nutrient rich powder made from green tea leaves.  It’s an easy ingredient to add to smoothies but beyond that, the uses can feel a bit restrictive. I’ve always wanted to experiment a little with it and add it to baked goods and desserts.  I’ve learned that a little… Continue reading Matcha Sandwich Cookies – GF & Vegan

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Cherry & Almond Granola – GF & Vegan

Having gluten free snacks on hand to grab in a pinch is key.  It can be tough to find filling, healthy snack options but this granola recipe is a great one.   This recipe also doubles as a breakfast option – served as a cereal with some almond milk, a coconut yogurt parfait or a smoothie… Continue reading Cherry & Almond Granola – GF & Vegan

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Orange Almond Biscotti – GF & Vegan

Christmas baking is one of my favourite parts of the season.  While traditionally, I usually love shortbread, I haven’t perfected a gluten free version (luckily my parents have!).  This biscotti recipe has a lot of flavour – orange, almond, dark chocolate – but isn’t too overpowering.  It’s a nice change from some of the heavier… Continue reading Orange Almond Biscotti – GF & Vegan

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Oatmeal Cookies With A Twist – Vegan & GF

I’ve adapted my oatmeal cookie recipe to include some extra delicious ingredients.  While raisins are my go-to addition, I decided to add a bit more flavour this time with dark chocolate, dried cranberries and chopped pecans.  Let me know what you think! Ingredients: 1/2 cup sorghum flour 1/4 cup tapioca starch 1/2 cup potato starch… Continue reading Oatmeal Cookies With A Twist – Vegan & GF

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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