Tag Archives: gluten-free

Gluten-free cheese buns

A simple, delicious multi-purpose bun! I recently created this recipe for Ottawa At Home magazine where I serve as food editor and to say it became an overnight sensation would be an understatement. What I love most about this recipe … Continue reading

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Easy homemade granola

A delicious and nutritious meal the whole family will love! I will be the first to admit that I have bought more than my share of artisanal granola over the years. I love it and can’t resist trying out new … Continue reading

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Baked falafel bowls with lemon tahini dressing

A flavourful meal that’s colourful and nutritious! For years I pan-fried my falafel but it was a real epiphany when I realized I could bake them and achieve the same crispy exterior, with no mess or fuss. For these scrumptious … Continue reading

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Meat lovers’ pizza Sloppy Joes

An amazingly delicious mashup of two great dishes! I grew up eating a LOT of Sloppy Joes. They were inexpensive and quick to prepare – two essential elements of feeding a family of eight. My mom served these open-faced sandwiches … Continue reading

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Quick and easy spicy crackers

A tasty alternative to deep-fried snacks! A friend from the southern United States recently taught me about one of her state’s most popular snacks: Alabama fire crackers. These highly seasoned, sometimes re-baked crackers appear at so many meals – from … Continue reading

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Speedy pasta with vegetables and chèvre

An easy, delicious vegetarian meal that makes great leftovers! This pasta tastes so good you might be surprised how quickly it can be prepared, since there’s no fussy sauce to assemble. I previously shared my recipe for deliciously addictive vegan … Continue reading

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Vegan coconut ‘bacon’ bits

A surprisingly flavourful meatless garnish! For years, I’ve enjoyed tasting excellent vegan cuisine at restaurants close to home and also when travelling. Now, I’ve decided it’s time to up my game in my own kitchen. This fun experiment produces crispy … Continue reading

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