Strawberry Rhubarb Bars (Gluten-Free)

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Strawberry Rhubarb Bars (Gluten-Free)

I still remember the first time (which was coincidentally the last time) that I tried rhubarb straight out of the garden.  Now, I don’t mean in a pie or jam, I mean straight out of the garden with nothing else.  Wow. My mouth hurts just thinking about it.  Not that it deterred me a single bit.  It remains one of … View The Post

Chickpea Feta Salad

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

Chickpea Feta Salad

Chickpeas get a lot of love in our house. Then again, what is there not to love? This Mediterranean powerhouse is full of fibre, protein and a long list of vitamins and minerals. Chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) have shown to help control blood sugar, maintain good bone and heart health, improve digestion and even help with weight loss.

Rum Soaked Grilled Pineapple

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Rum Soaked Grilled Pineapple

This Rum Soaked Grilled Pineapple turned out SO well, I can’t wait to make it for my gorgeous mom on Mother’s Day!  It takes no time at all to make and was ridiculously delicious and impressive; a perfect dessert for these warmer months ahead.

Baby Kale Quinoa Salad

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

Baby Kale Quinoa Salad Recipe

Let’s be honest, you would have had to be living under a rock for the past couple of years to miss the fact that kale is ridiculously healthy. The quintessential ‘superfood’ seems to have made its way into almost every possible meal.  I’ll admit that there are many food fads that I’m not fond of; however, it’s hard to find … View The Post

Hummus

Appies & Snacks, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Homemade hummus

I must admit, I’m a bit of a purist at heart.  There are some things that I simply don’t like to mess with.  My hummus is one of them.  I don’t want fancy things like pumpkin or chipotle in my hummus, thank-you-very-much. Hummus is a staple in our house, and is so healthy, so we figured we may as well make … View The Post

The Ultimate Power Salad

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

The Ultimate Power Salad

Everyone needs a go-to salad, this is ours.  Loaded with vegetables and healthy vegetarian protein, this power salad is filling and PACKED with nutrition.  This salad dressing is a staple in our house.  We often add feta cheese, it adds a lot of flavour.  Your call!

Caramel Apples

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Caramel apples

You may know by now that I have an apple tree.  Now, when you have a fruit tree, there is no such thing as moderation.  Buckets of fruit come at you all at once, and your brain races with ways to use the delicious gifts from Mother Nature.  It becomes an obsession!

Kale Chickpea Snack Mix (Gluten Free)

Appies & Snacks, Gluten-Free

Gluten-free kale chickpea snack mix

For those moments when you crave something salty and crispy, this kale chickpea snack mix does the trick!  You can bake the chickpeas if you want, but they just don’t get as crispy. This is a great fall snack, and is best served right away as the chickpeas lose their crispness.  You could add some cayenne pepper (at the same time … View The Post

Coconut Cilantro Lime Rice

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Sides

Coconut cilantro lime rice

I love coconut. And I’m head-over-heels for anything with cilantro.  Mixing the two to make coconut cilantro lime rice? Genius. This coconut lime rice is a perfect side dish for that delicious curry you have been meaning to whip up, or would make the most amazing backdrop to grilled fish or chicken (perhaps with some fresh fruit salsa?).