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Guilt-free chocolate mousse pie

Rich and satisfying, your guests might be surprised to learn this pie is actually gluten-free AND vegan! An almond-date crust topped with creamy cocoa-avocado filling makes for a decadent yet healthy dessert option. Continue reading

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Buckwheat Waffles with Blueberry-Maple Sauce

Buckwheat is one of the most delicious, nutritious and easy to work with gluten-free flours; it’s too bad whomever named it didn’t consider that it’s neither wheat nor grain. Made from the ground seeds of a dock plant (Fagopyrum esculentum), … Continue reading

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Purple Cabbage and Apple Salad

As soon as I saw the gorgeous purple cabbage from Bergeron Gardens in my August Farmers’ Feast basket from the Ottawa Farmers’ Market, I knew exactly what I was going to do with it. This beautiful salad is quick to prepare … Continue reading

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Grilled Peaches with Chèvre and Dukkah

When the first juicy Ontario peaches of the season arrive each year, I find it hard to do anything other than stand over the sink and eat them as is. Thankfully, I had already enjoyed quite a few peaches in … Continue reading

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Grilled Peach Trifle with Lemon Buttermilk Cake

I never really thought about grilling fruit until I met the fantastic Chef Steph “the Grilling Gourmet” Legari a number of years ago. He opened my eyes to a world of possibilities for using a standard home barbeque in lots … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Almond Cake

Some claim this moist, delicious cake comes from Sweden but in fact traditional variations are found in every Scandinavian culture. There’s even a special pan available for almond cake, though a regular parchment-lined loaf pan works just as well. You … Continue reading

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