Blog #83: Gluten-Free Pasta Salad (Vegan + Food Allergy Safe)

Mama Mia!  It’s pasta! 🍝 😍  A classic and versatile dish enjoyed all over the world for decades. However, things can get a little bit tricky when you try to put your pasta fork into the gluten-free food realm. Not all gluten-free pastas are created equal.  Many gluten-free pastas turn to mush or fall apart…

Blog #82: Simple Quinoa Broccoli Salad (Gluten-Free + Vegan)

    Quinoa is such a light weight, yet nutrient packed grain. It makes a fantastic addition to many dishes including salads. Remixing your salad ingredients is a great way to keep your salads delicious and interesting so that you don’t get bored with them. There are a lot of veggies out there to play…

Blog #40: Farinata Flat Bread with a Twist (Gluten-Free)

Farinata is a flatbread made in Italian culture. It’s also called Socca Bread.  The recipe is made with chickpea flour and is totally gluten-free. I remixed the recipe a bit by adding Tapioca flour.  In gluten free baking, much of the flours are very dense and dry in nature.  They tend to give food a…

Blog #30: Easy Homemade Herb Salad Dressing

✨✨ Salad dressing inspiration:  ✨✨ The other day I craved lettuce salad.  So, I bought a premade lettuce salad and an individual serving packet of salad dressing.  I don’t buy salad dressing often due to my dietary restrictions and food allergies.  My favorite salad dressing is the Italian dressing. The store ran out of the…

Blog #26: Food Allergy Awareness Month (May!)

  It’s May and it is Food Allergy Awareness Month in Canada! Food is a MASSIVE part of everybody’s life, families, cultures, celebrations and customs. Food allergies affect millions of people worldwide: 🔹2.5 million Canadians​, 🔹15 million Americans and 🔹17 million Europeans, to name a few. I am one of those people living with food…

Blog #20: My 1st Homemade Vegan Pizza! (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free)

🌿 🍕 PIZZZZZAAA!! 🍕 🌿 Call me Batman, because I literally winged this bad-boy, and it came out pretty dang great for my first homemade vegan pizza. Here’s some pizza deets: It’s entirely homemade, the crust is made out of Teff & Millet flour with nutritional yeast, water and ground flax. The toppings are bell…

Blog #19: Cherry Amaretto Goodness (Gluten-free, Vegan Frozen Treat)

Well folks, here’s another taste bud winner! This is my favorite flavor within this brand of dairy-free​ ice cream by Luna and Larry’s Coconut Bliss. There used to be an ice cream shop called Laura Secord, here in Canada. That’s were I used to get my favorite ice cream flavor: Bordeaux Cherry 😍 🤤 😊…

Blog#11: Stop, Drop & Almond Milk!

  This (the almond milk in the photo) is a pretty super-fantastic non-dairy beverage option for anyone seeking an alternative and this also is my favorite non-dairy milk I use 😍😍. I have been using it for a few years now.  I removed dairy from my diet completely almost 2 months ago now, so this…

Blog #8: Fancy Flaxy Flaxseeds

Everyone knows that ground flaxseeds are the jam, and it’s not only because it keeps your poop on point 😂 😄👌🙊💩 Whole flaxseeds are awesome too, but your body doesn’t digest whole seeds, so you end up pooping them out whole. (**Don’t listen to me, just look at your poop! 😎 💩**).  Flaxseeds are full…