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 #77: Morning Matcha Smoothie (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

  It’s always good to start your morning off right, focusing on actual nutrient intake, as opposed to just eating loads of food that’s void of nutrients, yet full of empty calories. Here’s a smoothie that can help you to feel great, so that you can go crush your day and  ‘get-after-it’ (The Rock’s voice)….

Blog #62: Vegan Holiday Gingerbread Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 Banana 3/4 Cup almond milk (or a non-dairy milk you prefer) 1 Heaping TBSP Sunbutter (sunflower seed butter or a nut butter you like) 2 TBSP agave nectar 1 Tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 Tsp ground nutmeg 2 Cloves, ground-up 1 Tsp grated fresh ginger 1/4 Cup of ice Method: Put all ingredients into…

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 😍 🤤 😊…