The Ultimate Power Salad

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

Everyone needs a go-to salad, this is ours.  Loaded with vegetables and healthy vegetarian protein, this 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

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! We also have a plum tree, and despite … View The Post

Kale Chickpea Snack Mix (Gluten Free)

Appies & Snacks, Gluten-Free

For those moments when you crave something salty and crispy, this 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 as the garlic … View The Post

Coconut Cilantro Lime Rice

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Sides

I love coconut.  And I’m head-over-heels for anything with cilantro.  Mixing the two in a dish?  Genius. This 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?).  Cooking the rice in coconut water gives it … View The Post

Gluten-Free Veggie Burgers

Gluten-Free, Main Dishes, Recipes

I wasn’t sure how my husband, a complete carnivore, would react to me telling him I was making veggie burgers for his birthday barbecue.  I mean, I can’t blame him for being a little miffed.  After all, it’s HIS birthday, right?  So we settled on a compromise with veggie burgers being just one of the options and he was back … View The Post

Strawberry Greek Frozen Yogurt

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

With bikini weather right around the corner, let’s face it, we’re all looking for some healthier upgrades to our typical splurges!  I had a burst of creative energy this weekend, and when a craving for ice cream appeared I figured I would pull together something that was better for us all (don’t get me wrong, I fully support eating the … View The Post

Coconut Curry Mussels

Appies & Snacks, Gluten-Free, Main Dishes, Recipes

The older and busier I get, the less time I want to spend in the kitchen slaving away for hours while everyone else relaxes and visits.  Call me cranky, but I just want to have a good time!  I’ve always marvelled at steamed mussels (when done right), but am embarrassed to say that I have never cooked them as I … View The Post