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Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Are you a fan of brussels sprouts? Have you tried roasting them yet? If you haven't tried a roasted brussels sprouts dish yet I highly recommend you try this recipe. I've added chopped apples, chopped bacon and a generous pour of balsamic to these sprouts. Sounds...

Recipe: Keto Pumpkin Roll

Recipe: Keto Pumpkin Roll

Anyone who really knows me knows I love to bake. It comes from spending most of my childhood at my grandma's house and experiencing dessert at every meal. Yes, even breakfast had a dessert. Freshly baked cinnamon rolls, homemade bread, cookies, etc. It was all made...

Recipe: Gluten Free Gingerbread Sheet Cake

Recipe: Gluten Free Gingerbread Sheet Cake

Looking for a gluten free sheet cake recipe that is sure to please a crowd? I am sharing a recipe for gingerbread sheet cake that when topped with a cinnamon cream cheese icing will delight the whole family. This gluten free sheet cake would be perfect for your next...

Recipe: Double Chocolate Marshmallow Brownies

Recipe: Double Chocolate Marshmallow Brownies

After posting a healthy salad recipe I had to share a decadent holiday dessert. This is a recipe for a 3 layer brownie. First layer is a baked chocolate brownie then topped with marshmallow creme and then finally a crunchy chocolate/ peanut butter layer. Sound good, right? I was going through old family recipes and […]

Recipe: Gluten Free Shrimp Cocktail Sauce

A few weeks ago I posted a question on my Facebook page. I asked what kind of holiday recipes should I post? The answer was overwhelmingly appetizers. The last couple of years the answer has been cookies, so it is going to be fun to come up with new gluten free appetizer recipes for you […]

Recipe: Almond Butter Chocolate Rice Pudding

Last week I was craving pudding. Do you ever crave pudding? In fact, not just one kind of pudding I was wanting warm tapioca pudding with fresh cold cream poured over top, I wanted cold tapioca pudding with layers of mango curd in a parfait glass and I also wanted a rich chocolate rice pudding […]

Recipe: Gluten Free White Pizza Sauce

Are you team red or team white when it comes to pizza sauce? Truthfully, for me, most of the time I am team red. But there are times when you just can’t beat a white pizza sauce. Seriously folks! 2 years ago when I was in Toronto visiting friends we took a day trip to […]

Recipe: Beet Hummus

During this time of the year when you are entertaining more or really anytime you have guests show up and you need a quick and easy appetizer, hummus is one of those dishes. Keeping your pantry stocked with a few basic ingredients like cans of chickpeas, cans of beets...

Recipe: Artichoke Spinach Dip

It is getting close to the holidays now and that means more entertaining to most folks. This is the time of the year when friends and family are visiting, mid-year parties are happening and we are all in the need of more recipes. I do not feel like being gluten free...

Recipe: Gluten Free Baked Pudding

In March I had the delight of hanging out with Chef Lynn and learn about the new “wheat” pasta that they were launching in western Canada. Yes, I said “wheat” but even though it is not a pasta I can eat I know a lot of you out there are cooking a variety of meals […]

Recipe: Raw Vegan Chocolate Pudding

Recently I decided to try my hand at raw desserts. Why you ask? No particular reason other than challenging myself to try new things. I also think everyone should have dessert, don’t you agree? I cannot believe how easy this chocolate pudding recipe is and I really was not expecting how versatile raw, soaked cashews […]

Recipe: Gluten Free Dairy Free Fruit Pizza

Here is the 3rd of 4 new easy recipes I promised you. I have already shared recipes for gluten free dairy free carrot cake as well as gluten free dairy free brownies. Today’s recipe is for Gluten Free Fruit Pizza. Have you ever had a fruit pizza? It seemed when I had been playing with […]

Amber Approved: Avocado Chocolate Pudding

Today’s recipe is an Avocado Chocolate Pudding by Amber Romaniuk. I met Amber through a photographer that was taking my photos for Catelli pasta. The photographer was unaware that I had a gluten free blog and mentioned he had just finished taking photos for a new cookbook that was coming out by Amber. He then […]

Recipe: Gluten Free Coconut Cake

The holidays are almost here. Stressing over gifts, family visits, cooking or baking? As much as I love the holiday season it can in itself bring more stress. Need the perfect last minute Christmas gift? Give the gift of a cookbook full of delicious gluten-free recipes your friends and family will LOVE. Order Now We […]

Recipe: Gluten-Free Cashew Macadamia Nut Caramels (Yum!)

It is looking a lot like a white Christmas here in Calgary. I have no doubt the snow will still be here in the next 10 days. What do you think? Yep, this snow is not going away anytime soon. What do the cooler temperatures and snowy winter landscape inspire you to do? They inspire […]

Recipe: Gluten Free Date Cake

Warm date cake. Warm date cake individually baked in ramekins. Warm date cake topped with hot caramel sauce. All this and gluten free too! This is a recipe you will want to make and share for dessert with your friends and family. You can bake this gluten free date...

Recipe: Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Recently I posted a recipe for gluten free stuffing using Udi's gluten free hot dog buns. I hope you had a chance to try that recipe plus entered your name into the Udi's gluten free giveaway I am hosting. (You can enter at the bottom of this recipe!) Udi's asked me...

Recipe: Gluten Free Pumpkin Roll

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I think one of the main reasons is the bounty of fresh veggies that are available here in our farmers markets in Calgary. As promised here is another recipe using Robin Hood's gluten free flour blend. Deciding what to make...

Recipe: Gluten Free Pie Crust

Thanksgiving is right around the corner here in Canada and I thought I'd get 5 new recipes out to you this week. Through the years I have made my share of thanksgiving desserts, but one dessert you cannot have it seems is pumpkin pie. I decided to make a simple gluten...

Recipe: Gluten Free Rice Krispie Ice Cream Bars

I was thinking about what kind of no-bake gluten free summer dessert I could make the other morning while having my tea. Do you think about desserts in the morning too? Funny thing was that I wasn't expecting company but wanted to have a no-bake dessert on hand in...