Gluten-Free Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

I love chickpeas! I discovered this new found love earlier this year when I had homemade hummus.  While browsing for recipe ideas, ‘Roasted Chickpeas’ kept popping up so I just had to try it. They’re a great crunchy snack and super easy to make. It would also make a terrific Christmas ‘Foodie’ gift.You can vary […]

Cauliflower and Orange Salad with a Lemony Dressing

I am sharing a new salad recipe with all so close to Christmas for a couple of reasons. One? I love salads and this salad has a ton of crunch, sweetness and plenty of tang. Second? It’s the holiday season and in between enjoying all the parties, rich appetizers and Christmas baking it is nice […]

Speck Wrapped Pears with Manchego Cheese

Here is the 2nd new holiday appetizer as requested by my readers. Speck Wrapped Pears with Manchego Cheese. What is Speck? Speck is smoked prosciutto and can easily be found now at most grocery stores in the deli section. Manchego Cheese? It is a hard cheese made from sheeps milk so it is a really […]

Top 10 Gluten Free Cake Recipes Perfect For The Holidays

Recipe: Gluten Free Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake Recipe: Gluten Free Dairy Free Carrot Cake Recipe: Gluten-Free Chocolate Swirl Cake Recipe: Gluten Free Coconut Cake Recipe: Gluten Free Date Cake Recipe: Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe: Gluten Free Chocolate Fudge Pudding Cake Recipe: Gluten Free Rhubarb Cake Recipe: Gluten Free Old Fashioned Jam Cake […]

Gluten Free Dairy Free Gingerbread

These gluten and dairy-free gingerbread cookies are a fun and festive cookie to make. My gingerbread dough can be used for gingerbread houses and cut-out shapes like trees, gingerbread men and more. I love this time of the year when lights are twinkling, trees are decorated, stockings are hung and the smell of cinnamon fills […]

3 Holiday Treat Recipes that are Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free and Low in Sugar.

Happy New Year everyone!It is hard to believe it is already 2014 and I am going to be 49 years old this spring.Yikes!Last year on my 48th birthday I realized I needed to get healthy.The first thing I did was buy the UP bracelet from Jawbone (insert jawbone website) and get walking.I’ve used pedometers before and I […]

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 free pie crust using Robin Hood’s […]

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 […]