Category Archives: gluten-free

Quinoa with roasted squash, apples and cider vinaigrette

A delicious meatless main or inventive side dish! While I created this recipe as a side dish, I’ve discovered we love it so much, it’s turned into one of our favourite meatless mains. Since quinoa’s gone mainstream in the Western … Continue reading

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Quick Thai-style shrimp or chicken curry

A fast and easy meal that’s packed with flavour! I’ll never forget the first time I tasted a curry dish when in my teens. I took a big bite, impressed with the initial sensation of flavour. Within about ten seconds … Continue reading

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Tasty Tropical Salad

A flavourful twist on traditional coleslaw While it has the traditional coleslaw base of cabbage and carrots, the addition of pineapple along with a ginger-soy-lime dressing gives this tropical slaw a flavourful twist. Serve it with Asian dishes, burgers, or … Continue reading

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Mini Chocolate Cakes with Salted Ganache

A rich, satisfying gluten-free treat A few months ago, a fan of my blog pointed out what should have been glaringly obvious to me: there are not nearly enough chocolate recipes on here. (Thanks, Erin!) There’s a simple reason – … Continue reading

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Pan-seared scallops and herb sauce on raw zucchini ‘noodles’

Wow. All of a sudden it feels like summer out there and I want to eat all the fresh, healthy things. My garden is overflowing with tender young herbs which are finding their way into all kinds of dishes.  Before … Continue reading

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Upsidedown Mini Rhubarb-Ginger Cheesecakes

I don’t know about you, but one of my favourite parts of eating cheesecake is the crust.  Crunchy, sweet and packed with flavour … why, it just makes sense to put it on top instead of hiding it at the … Continue reading

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Gluten-free chewy chocolate walnut cookies

I came up with this recipe to replicate a favourite treat available at a neighbourhood coffee shop. It’s perfect for anyone who cannot tolerate gluten or dairy but craves the rich taste and texture of traditional brownies. I suppose these … Continue reading

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