Tag Archives: gluten-free

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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Toffee crunch cookie cups with ice cream

An easy, extra-special, make-ahead dessert! These chewy, delicious cookie cups are outstanding on their own, but fill them with your favourite ice cream and you’ve got an extra-special dessert that’s sure to garner rave reviews. You could even go ‘over … Continue reading

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Bailey’s Irish Cream and white chocolate fudge

A delicious way to enjoy this popular liqueur! I am not a big liqueur drinker, but I do associate the taste of Bailey’s Irish Cream with the holiday season. Did you know it’s really delicious when added to creamy salad … Continue reading

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Mango-maple hot sauce

Spice up your life with this tropical-inspired condiment! This fun hot sauce is really versatile. We enjoy it on tacos, grilled fish and even as a barbeque sauce on ribs and chicken. Fruity-tasting hot peppers like habaneros or scotch bonnets … Continue reading

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‘Clean out the fridge’ meatball soup

Make a hearty and satisfying meal in less than 30 minutes! Inspired by classic North American-style Italian meatball soup, this version is fast and flexible. I vary the vegetables depending upon what needs using up in the fridge. Squash or … Continue reading

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