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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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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 · Breakfast · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes · vegan

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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Super Simple & Delicious Stir Fry Sauce

This is my go-to sauce recipe for stir fries – one of my favourite weekday meals that is simple to make and doesn’t require lots of different ingredients. Ingredients:  1/2 cup vegetable stock 1/2 cup tamari or gluten free soy sauce 1 tbsp agave nectar 2 tsp sesame oil 2 tsp rice vinegar 1 tbsp… Continue reading Super Simple & Delicious Stir Fry Sauce

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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

Baked Goods · Breakfast · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes · vegan

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