Tropical Green Chia Pudding with Coconut Crunch (gluten-free, vegan)

Appies & Snacks, Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Snacks, Vegan

Tropical Green Chia Pudding with Coconut Crunch

I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect the whole chia pudding trend to last as long as it has.  However, I think I cast that judgement before I actually TRIED chia pudding!  Super healthy, yummy, easy to make and incredibly versatile, it’s no wonder that it’s had such staying power.  I love green smoothies (another trend that I hope never goes away) … View The Post

Crustless Asparagus Quiche (gluten-free)

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Crustless Asparagus Quiche (gluten-free)

Quiche is one of those things that I make for special occasions, and my Quiche Lorraine recipe is always a hit.  I wanted to make a more ‘springy’ version without the crust to lighten it up a bit more (I use lighter cream and far less bacon than a traditional version does as well).  Of course make sure that your … View The Post

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie (gluten-free, vegan)

Gluten-Free, Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegan

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

Now that we’re edging into some warmer weather, thoughts of cable knit sweaters, warm cups of tea and cozy dishes like Shepherd’s Pie are soon to become a distant memory.  But before you pack up your fluffy slippers for the year (I can’t be the only one who owns a pair of these amazingly comfy and oh-so-unattractive footwear), pull out your … View The Post

Peanut Butter Cookies (vegan & gluten-free)

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegan

Peanut Butter Cookies

The cookie gods were good to me on the day that I made these beauties. Recipe testing is rarely a straight forward process (understatement of the year), and usually requires multiple failures, with or without tears of frustration, before nailing it.  These peanut butter cookies were an exception.  A gal needs a break every once in a while, I’ll take it!

Apple & Butternut Squash Roasted Chicken

Gluten-Free, Main Dishes, Recipes

Apple & Butternut Squash Roasted Chicken

I love one-pan meals, and roasted chicken is one of the easiest AND most comforting meals to make when the weather gets cooler.  This dish takes very little effort to prepare with simple ingredients including local beautiful BC Tree Fruit Gala apples.

Harvest Apple Quinoa Salad (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

Harvest Apple Quinoa Salad (Gluten-Free)

This apple quinoa salad is truly fall in a salad. Filled with healthy BC Tree Fruits apples, quinoa, nuts, seeds and kale, you can feel good about putting this on the table. I felt even better knowing that it only took me 15 minutes once my quinoa was cooked to put it together!