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Event: Taste of Toronto 2015

Summertime in Toronto is never short of street festivals and events. You can be sure that every weekend from June to September, there is something happening and it generally involves food and drink. Toronto has quickly become a Mecca for … Continue reading

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Spiced Hazelnut Carob Cookies

   Once in a while I make something that is so good I can’t stop thinking about it. About a week ago I made a batch of gluten-free, vegan cookies using carob powder. I wasn’t expecting much in terms of … Continue reading

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Buckwheat banana snacking cake: A one-bowl wonder

One of the most challenging things to adjust to when embarking on an elimination diet is having to avoid gluten. It’s used in everything and found everywhere. Baking at home can be a bit more challenging as you will need to incorporate several … Continue reading

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Coconut Split Lentil Stew: kick that deep freeze in the butt

The weather has been exceptionally COLD lately. Like really, REALLY, painfully cold. I get it. We live in Toronto, Canada. It’s supposed to be cold during winter. The best way to counteract the cold weather is to dress warmly, with layers … Continue reading

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cuckoo for coconuts: triple coconut granola

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A few months ago, as I was browsing the aisles of a gourmet food shop I discovered coconut sap sitting on the shelf in the baking section. I was so intrigued by it, I brought a bag home with me. … Continue reading

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forgot to take a photo: the best chicken & rice dish ever

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This is one of those times where I have to apologize in advance for the lack of food photos. I made a saucy chicken dish with sticky Japanese rice the other day and was so riveted in shoveling the food … Continue reading

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in search of freshness: baked fish, the Greek way

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Living in Toronto means having access to all kinds of great food and fresh produce, both imported and local. The only issue I have is with accessibility to fresh fish and seafood. We are landlocked and because of this we … Continue reading

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