Travel Dairy: Big Island Part II

At the hotel I picked up the “Big Island of Hawaii Dining” in Paradise magazine. I was so excited when I saw one of the cover stories on Island Farmers Markets. Being in tropical paradise with heat and endless sunshine I couldn’t  imagine the abundance of fruit and veggies.I could hardly contain my excitement. When I opened up to […]

Gluten-Free Kale and Sundried Tomato Pasta

We are half way through January.How are you doing with your New Years resolutions?Did you even make any?Both myself and my hubby decided that this is the year we will finally get into shape.We’ve each committed in our own way how to get this done.My hubby is running on the treadmill again, lifting weights and […]

Ideas for Hosting a Gluten-Free Christmas Party (And Tips For Turkey Dinner)

I apologize in advance for the quality of photos in this post. I took them once the party had started and they turned out a bit blurry. I’ll blame the wine.This past weekend we hosted a Christmas/Housewarming party. With our renovation completed we wanted to combine showing off the house with a Christmas celebration.As with […]

Gluten Free Chicken Pot Pie

It’s lightly snowing this afternoon, even though the sun is shining. Yep, Calgary has interesting weather some days.With the friendly reminder this past week that it is indeed still winter here, I’ve been feeling like making warm and comforting foods for dinner. I had a couple of unthawed chicken breasts sitting in the refrigerator and […]

Gluten-Free Spicy Chicken Caesar Salad

This homemade gluten-free spicy Chicken Caesar salad is packed with flavour, spice and crunch. This salad would also work as a filling in a wrap for lunch or a picnic.

This homemade gluten-free spicy chicken caesar salad is jam packed with flavour, spice and crunch. It is packed with spicy crunchy chicken strips, a creamy garlic caesar dressing and lots of romaine lettuce. It is easy to make and only requires 3 simple steps. Mix up the dry spices and add it to the chicken […]

Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Chip Waffles

Looking for something special to make on Valentine’s Day? Mother’s Day? Father’s Day? Or really anytime you want to share a warm, chocolate, sweet berry treat with a loved one?I’m a big breakfast fan. I love Pancakes, Waffles, Omelette’s, Granola, etc. Not just for breakfast! When my kids were younger we used to have “breakfast […]

Roast the Perfect Chicken

Roast Chicken. How many of us grew up with roasted chicken as a Sunday dinner? How did your Mom cook it? Was it done in a larger black covered roaster? If I remember right, pretty much all meats were cooked that way.Now it seems, all meats are to be roasted uncovered. Try to find a […]

Baked Macaroni and Cheese


Baked macaroni and cheese. This is such a comfort food for me and I have found it to be a comfort food for my family too. It is a quick and easy dinner dish and what could be better than warm and gooey cheese in many layers of pasta.After running a few errands this afternoon […]

Slow-cooked Beef Round Steaks


Chicken chicken chicken.Why am I writing about chicken when I am posting a beef recipe?This is the reason: the price of chicken is getting ridiculous these days.When I go to the grocery store and see 6-8 chicken breasts for $25, it makes my skin boil.It really does.Are you finding the prices of groceries rising too? […]