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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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unpretentious baking: raspberry jam thumbprint cookies

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I’ve been hearing about Gwyneth’s book on the blogosphere for a while and resisted the urge to reserve it from the library.  I thought it was another ‘celebrity-come-cookbook-writer’ trying to put themselves on the map after years of disappearing from Hollywood to … Continue reading

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curry roast potatoes

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Last Saturday I went shopping for groceries at a downtown supermarket that specializes in local food and is certified by LFP (Local Food Plus), Canada’s Local Sustainable Food System Organization. As I was strolling past the fresh produce, I spotted some … Continue reading

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rustic autumn dishes

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Here are just a few of the foods I’ve made over the past weeks. Autumn season means hearty soups, stews and desserts made with local produce like apples, squash and beans. When I cook, I like the food I make … Continue reading

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