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

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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

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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!

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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!

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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

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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?).

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Gluten-Free Veggie Burgers

Gluten-Free, Main Dishes, Recipes

Gluten-free veggie burger

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

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Strawberry Greek Frozen Yogurt

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Strawberry greek frozen yogurt

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

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