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Gluten Free Perogies

Ever since being diagnosed with Celiac disease, perogies have been a food I’ve missed like crazy.  Basically, anything with that doughy consistency has been a tough one to replicate but one that I’ve missed a lot. This recipe is a great gluten free option – the dough is doughy and doesn’t suck the saliva out… Continue reading Gluten Free Perogies

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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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Tempura – GF & Vegan

Dining at sushi restaurants can be a daring endeavor for someone with Celiac disease.  The risk for cross contamination is high with all of the fried foods and other wheat products on the menu, such as soy sauce (although gluten free versions do exist, I haven’t found them offered at my local sushi restaurants).  So… Continue reading Tempura – GF & Vegan

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Baked Mashed Potatoes with Avocado Aioli – GF & Vegan

These little potato cuties are a great side dish for any meal.  Baking the potatoes gives a nice crispy texture and the avocado aioli adds a whole new level of flavour to this side dish. Ingredients: 6 medium sized Yukon gold potatoes, peeled 1 1/2 tsp salt, divided 3 cloves garlic minced and divided 2… Continue reading Baked Mashed Potatoes with Avocado Aioli – GF & Vegan

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Easy Peasy Fried Rice – GF & Vegan

This fried rice recipe is very simple and a great option for one of those nights where it’s a struggle to get a dinner on the table.   I love fried rice and with a few modifications, you can easily make it gluten-free and vegan. Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked brown rice 2 1/4 cups water 2… Continue reading Easy Peasy Fried Rice – GF & Vegan

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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

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Cheesy Cashew Sauce

Vegan cheese sauce?  Now that’s an oxymoron!  But seriously, this recipe works great with nachos, mac and cheese and over top of broccoli.  I normally double this recipe and freeze the leftovers for another use.  This recipe is relatively simple to make and you won’t even miss the non-vegan version once you’ve tried this! Ingredients:… Continue reading Cheesy Cashew Sauce