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

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

Baked Goods · Breakfast · Recipes · vegan

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

Baked Goods · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes

Loaded Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal cookies loaded with chocolate chips, raisins, coconut, almonds and apple, this cookie will definitely fill you up and keep you going all day long!  These cookies are also kid tested and approved so you know they won’t last long! Ingredients: 1/4 cup almond meal 1/4 cup quinoa flour 1/4 cup teff flour 1/4 cup… Continue reading Loaded Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies

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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

Chicken/Turkey · Dinners · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes · Seafood · vegan

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

Dinners · Recipes · Side Dishes · vegan

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