Kale Tofu Glory Bowl (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

I have been wanting to make the 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 weeks! I … View The Post

Parmesan Lemon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Holiday Dishes, Recipes, Sides, Vegetables

You either love them or hate them.  Yes, I’m talking about brussels sprouts.  And I confess, until recently I was in the ‘hate them’ group. I had been subjected to years of the mushy cold version (aren’t all veggies cold on the Christmas table by the time we get to them?), so I really had no clue how yummy these … View The Post

Crustless Pumpkin Pie (Gluten-Free)

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

I confess, it’s always been the pie filling, not the crust, that I’m after. I’d say that this is especially the case with pumpkin pie, the quintessential fall dessert. The good news is that skipping the crust makes it so much lighter in the calorie department! Pumpkin is rich in fibre, carotenoids and Vitamin A, which may help improve night … View The Post

Hearty Lentil Soup (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Soups

As soon as Fall arrives I get this urge to make soup every day.  There is something so cozy about a pot of soup, full of vegetables, simmering on the stove.  Lentils are packed with fibre and protein, making this a perfect vegetarian dish to add to your repertoire of quick meals.  Here is my take on lentil soup that … View The Post

Garden Italian Meat Sauce

Main Dishes, Recipes

My aunty Becky once told me that there are some things you don’t mess with (ok, she put it a bit more colorfully), and for me, a meat sauce is one of them. I like it to taste like I just stepped into Italy and load it up with heaps of fresh basil from the garden and a healthy dose … View The Post

Heirloom Tomato Salsa and Guacamole

Appies & Snacks, Recipes

  Our go-to summer appetizer is homemade salsa and guacamole.  You simply can’t beat the fresh garden flavours.  This salsa is best made an hour or two before serving to allow the flavours to come together.  Serve with the best tortilla chips you can find. 2 ½ c. finely chopped heirloom tomatoes (or regular tomatoes can be substituted) 1 seeded … View The Post