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Butter cake

Butter Cake Recipe – Gluten Free

Butter Cake – Gluten Free To be honest I don’t eat a lot of cake.  My daughter has never liked cake so we usually get an ice cream cake for birthdays and we don’t eat a lot of desserts except the occasional cookie.  (but cookies are usually snacks .. not dessert :))  This Butter Cake […]

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spicy corn pie

Vegetable Pie

Vegetable Pie  Do you ever get cravings for a particular food or flavor well today I can’t stop thinking about making a vegetable pie, not just any vegetable pie but a super spicy corn and vegetable pie with a perfectly flaky Gluten Free Crust! To start the crust, I combined all my gluten free flour […]

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Vegan Coconut Butter

Vegan Coconut Butter If you have ever struggled with baking because its either hard to find vegan butter or its too expensive to use up in baking a batch of cookies, you need to try this vegan coconut butter.  Not only is it easy to make, and works well in recipes but you have total […]

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gluten free muffins

Gluten Free Muffins – Blueberry

Gluten Free Muffins – Blueberry Several years ago, I lived in the Northern Alberta city of Fort McMurray, known for the oil sands.  I lived there for 2 years and for entertainment in this small (then) town we would hike through the forest in search of wild berries.  Blueberries were always my favorite.  Blueberry wine […]

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lentil stew

Lentil Stew with lemon and Lavender

Lentil Stew With Lemon and Lavender Summer has finally come and our plants are slowly coming around.  The lavender and mint are in full bloom and the aroma in the garden is amazing.  This Lentil stew features the fresh and refreshing tastes of summer with mint and lavender direct from the garden with freshly squeezed […]

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Gluten Free Waffles

Gluten Free Waffles

Gluten Free Waffles Infused with Pears Sunshine is finally alive on our backyard deck and it is warm enough to sit outside and enjoy the sounds of bird singing and the scent of freshly sprung lavender and mint.  Enjoying brunch outside on a warm Sunday morning is something I have been looking forward to all […]

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gluten free pasta recipe

Gluten Free Pasta Recipe

Gluten Free Pasta With spring finally arriving the idea of fresh basil pesto on pasta sounds amazing.  So today I am sharing my gluten free pasta recipe for all of you that are craving really good homemade pasta. Sometimes, almost always actually, I feel like a contestant on my favorite television show “Cutthroat Kitchen” hosted […]

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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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