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Recipe: Gluten Free Sourdough White Bread

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Gluten Free: Sourdough Bread

  As promised via Facebook, I am posting a great gluten free bread recipe. What I’ve been looking for in a gluten free bread recipe is: No aftertaste Actually smells and tastes like bread Rises well and has air bubbles in it Can be made in a bread machine as well as in the oven. […]

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Calgary Diner Reviews & Recommendations

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  I decided with the holiday season and company arriving soon, that folks here in Calgary might like to know where to go for a great gluten free breakfast. We are so lucky to have some amazing places here in Calgary where you can enjoy a gluten free breakfast,  but I have really enjoyed the […]

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Recommended: Avatara (Gluten Free Pizzeria)

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gluten free pizza

Today I was meeting my friend Jacquie for a coffee and to gab at the Lazy Loaf and Kettle in NW Calgary. As I was leaving the area I noticed a sign on the sidewalk saying gluten free pizza. Well, as you can imagine I pulled back into the lot to check this out. Avatara […]

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Recommended: Popcorn Maker

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popcorn maker

Ahhhh…the aroma of fresh popped popcorn is like nothing else. Especially the smell of popcorn being popped on the stove with oil. There is nothing better. My girlfriend Leslie first introduced me to an old-fashioned popcorn popper. For many years we as a family had been doing microwave popcorn. It was quick and easy. Well […]

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Recommended: Divine Cravings (Canmore, Alberta)

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divine cravings canmore

Sorry for the update, but there was a typo in the name. The store is called “Divine Cravings”. I recently spent the day with my sister Shelley in the town of Canmore, Alberta. We wandered the streets, checking out the unique stores on main street. I could not believe it when I saw a sign […]

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Recommended: The Greek Gods Greek Yogurt

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greek gods yogurt

Wondering the aisles of Amaranth Whole Food Market the other day I noticed that a table was set up offering samples of yogurt. I noticed that it was Greek Gods yogurt, a yogurt that was recommended by Shauna over at Gluten Free Girl. I tasted a small sample with blueberries and went “Wow, this is […]

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Recommended: 1.2.3. Gluten Free Muffin Mix

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gluten free box muffins

I have found while traveling the aisles of Homesense stores, that they now carry quite a few gluten-free products. Now, I was never a packaged food purchaser but it is nice to have something quick on hand. And now that I have been doing this blog, I thought I would try a few things out, […]

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Bakery Review: GF Patisserie

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Recently I went to a great GLUTEN FREE BAKERY that was opened in Cochrane, Alberta called GF Patisserie and it was fabulous! My sister had told me about this bakery after reading Macleans Magazine in December. But with the roads so icy, and Christmas looming, I had never gotten there until now. I actually went […]

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Try Macarons!

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I am sure, some of you are thinking I have made a spelling mistake.. In Macarons…… Should it not be macaroons? Actually, NO! Macaroons are a coconut based cookie-and macarons are a French cookie. It is made with almonds. It has 2 delicate almond meringue wafers sandwiched with a luscious filling. Oh ya! Where, do […]

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An Apology

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Well, I owe all, who follow my blog, an apology. I have not updated my blog in almost 2 weeks. Now, where was I you ask? Sunny myself on a sandy beach? Sorry, no. That is not my excuse. You see my son, Cam does my blog for me. I type my blog into Word, […]

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