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 Black Bean Brownies (gluten-free)

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

My super cool grandma started making chickpea brownies long before they were trendy: I guess I have some catching up to do! I wanted to try it with black beans to get that rich dark colour to the brownies, and they turned out AWESOME.  Now, these brownies aren’t your typical chewy brownie, as they don’t have any flour in them … View The Post

Coconut Curry Mussels

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

Coconut curry mussels

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

Kale Tofu Glory Bowl (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

Kale Tofu Glory Bowl

I have been wanting to make the Kale Tofu Glory Bowl recipe from Whitewater Cooks for absolute ages – I have no idea what took me so long! I decided that today was the day. Ok, I lie. I wrote that part Monday: a week ago when I actually made it – let’s just say it’s been one of those … View The Post

Coconut Macaroons (Gluten-Free)

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

These coconut macaroons are SO easy to make and SO impressive! Moist, chewy and absolutely delicious, you can whip these up for last minute company in under 20 minutes with a few simple ingredients. Even better, they are naturally gluten-free with no fancy ingredients required: just make sure your coconut is produced in a wheat-free plant (it will not have … View The Post

Spaghetti Squash Fritters

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Lunch, Recipes, Sides

spaghetti squash fritters

There are times in life when a little bacon is in order: this is one of them. Of course, if you are vegetarian you can completely leave it out of this recipe for spaghetti squash fritters, but this seems to be a case of ‘a little goes a long way’ in the splurge department. As with all of my recipes, … View The Post

Roasted Pumpkin, Kale and Quinoa Salad (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

Pumpkin kale quinoa salad

When I grew up, a salad was simply a bunch of iceberg lettuce, maybe some tomato and cucumber, and Kraft salad dressing. Have times ever changed!  Salads are where you can let your imagination go wild. Veggies, fruit, cheese, nuts, greens… anything goes! Now that Halloween has come and gone, I was eyeing up those unsuspecting cute sugar pumpkins pondering their … View The Post