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refried beans recipe

Refried Beans Recipe

Refried Beans Recipe This refried beans recipe is so easy you will wonder why anyone would buy canned refried beans.  Making refried beans does take a little planning but thats about it.  This refried beans recipe would be great for a Cinco De Mayo celebrations or anytime of year.  They can be served immediately or […]

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gluten free shortbread

Gluten Free Shortbread Cookies

Gluten Free Shortbread Cookies Gluten free shortbread cookies are definitely a crowd pleaser with their rich buttery taste and their hint of pistachios. Growing up we rarely had homemade cookies at our house.  Both my parents worked long hours and our house and kitchen were very small.  Store bought packaged cookies and the occasional bakery […]

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polenta cakes

Polenta Cakes With Avocado

  Polenta Cakes with Avocado With Cinco de Mayo coming up, I wanted to prepare Mexican inspired polenta cakes with avocados  topped with a fried egg and mango salsa.  Polenta is a traditional Italian dish made from cornmeal.  It can me served hot or cold, as an oatmeal or in a cake form.  The amazing […]

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Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa For years my family has been using salsa as an alternative to Ketchup.   The spicy yet sweet flavor of this Mango Salsa is the perfect addition to eggs, french fries, Veggie Burgers, polenta and grilled cheese sandwiches.  Ketchup is loaded with high amounts of processed sugar, salt, fats and oils which can be […]

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quinoa patties

Spinach Quinoa Patties

  Spinach Quinoa Patties with Chipotle Dip Spinach quinoa patties are a great addition to a salad or simply on their own.  I’ve made this recipe a couple of times this past week.  When I first made it, I served it to my husband and daughter (my test subjects) along with a salad.  They ate […]

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Egg plant recipes

Egg Plant Recipes

Egg Plant Recipes One of my all time favorite meals is Lasagna.  It’s a great go to recipe especially if your having non vegetarian company.  It’s something familiar most people can relate to even if it doesn’t have any meat.  This egg plant recipe is a modified gluten free version of lasagna roll ups.  I […]

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Perogi: Gluten Free

Perogi Canada has a large Polish/Ukrainian community especially in Winnipeg where I was raised.  My grandparents immigrated to Canada in 1905 from Galacia and belonged to the Greek Orthodox church.  Perogi is a traditional dish from that region which is really a dough style dumpling stuffed with potato and cheese or potato and onion.  My […]

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dill dip

Dill Dip Recipe

  Dill Dip Recipe I can’t say enough about fresh herbs and rich creamy buttermilk.  The combination of these two ingredients makes for a diverse and tasty dill dip recipe that is a necessity to everyday life.  After all everything tastes great when drenched in a creamy buttermilk dip.  There are other great dips out […]

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gluten free biscuits

Gluten Free Biscuits

Gluten Free Biscuits I’ve never been a really big bread fanatic mainly because of the carbs in bread but I really do enjoy a great artisan bread especially if its dipped into balsamic vinegar and olive oil.  I don’t actually eat sandwiches or things like that so eating gluten free shouldn’t really be a problem […]

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gluten free gnocchi

Gluten Free Gnocchi

Gluten Free Gnocchi The ‘Polar Vortex’ of hell is starting to let go of it’s grip and I am anxiously looking out the windows to see if the snow is starting to reseed.  The grass is decorated with crazy patterns from vole tunnels that go everywhere and anywhere.  Sipping on a glass of Pinot Noir […]

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