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Zucchini Greek Salad Recipe | Summer Squash

Part of – What to do with 70 zucchinis saga Feel free to double triple quadruple for any event – great side for a BBQ, Family Reunion or Potluck for lots of people! Also a great alternate to pasta salad for the gluten free or low carbers, etc. Zucchini Greek Salad Recipe 3 cups cubed […]

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Gluten free lasagna recipe

Gluten Free Lasagna Recipe – Bake-able Noodles (NO BOIL)

Hallelujah! Finally 1 dish for the WHOLE family… Yep, you heard right, gluten free lasagna… NO BOIL noodles, just lay ’em and bake ’em. It gets better… They taste like regular noodles (can’t tell, really, yes, no I’m telling the truth!) Even my 85 year old father likes them, and he’s old school “discerning of […]

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Gluten Free Hash Brown Potato Casserole with Chicken

Gluten Free Chicken Hash Brown Potato Casserole Recipe

These are great hash brown casserole recipes for the “what to make for dinner?” Question …

Don’t call take-out, save your money… as long as you have a few ingredients on hand – this will be perfect (and it’s delicious to boot!) Known as a dinner dish, it’s also great for breakfast, brunch or lunch too. Hash Brown Potato Casserole Recipe…

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fluffy gluten free pancakes recipe

Fluffy Gluten Free Pancakes Recipe

It’s true, although fluffy and GF usually never go together, they do today, with this fluffy gluten free pancakes recipe! The hubby wanted pancakes last Sunday (crepes actually) and all the mixes I had been trying we all used up or thrown out – you GF’ers know what I mean. None were out of the […]

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Baked Wings | Chicken Wings in the Oven

Yes you heard right and they are every bit as good, without the added deep fried fat. Or, like us who have family members that need to know every ingredient, we can’t always count on the good folks at the restaurant to be forthcoming (or accurate) with what is in the food. If we make […]

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Review | Udi’s Gluten Free Pizza Crust (Pre-made)

10min gluten free dinner, can this really be true? These wheat free, dairy free, soy free and nut free, gluten free pizza crusts were actually quite do-able and remarkably better than 99% of the pizza shop ones. Yes, one can taste the difference, however when loaded with your favourite toppings it’s great to have something […]

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Review | Bio-Vert Natural Orange Cantaloupe Hand Soap Refill 2L

I love this natural liquid hand soap, great scent, not too bright, not too soft, it cleans and lathers well. 2L refill is awesome, ask any of your stores that sell Bio-Vert to add this product. If they won’t add it on the shelf, they will often order it in just for you (even chain […]

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Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe Taco

1 Pot 15 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe (or Beef or Turkey)

Yes you read right a 1 pot fun hearty soup dinner that’s ready in 15 minutes! Thanks again to my friend Julie for this one which she modified from her twin sister’s recipe. We had this at Julie & Ray’s house (Stephan, Ray was my friend first! LOL) one weekend where the hubbers & I […]

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two bite brownies recipe

Two Bite Brownies Recipe

Two Bite Brownies Recipe Everything you want in a two bite, that crispy/chewy combo. 6 Tbsp cocoa camino cocoa powder ½ cup grapeseed oil 1 cup cane sugar 2 eggs 3/4c light spelt flour (OR ½ cup coconut flour + ¼ cup gluten free flour; or “normal” flour) ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt […]

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Gluten Free Dairy Free Ginger Cookies

Gluten Free Dairy Free Ginger Cookies

Our version made with gluten free flour similar to Starbuck’s chewy original non-gluten free big chewy moist Ginger Cookies with a bit of a zing. This recipe is modified from an heirloom recipe in my friend Julie’s family for generations, in the great province of New Brunswick Ontario, Canada … close to our Newfie friends […]

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Fish Cakes with Cheese and Spelt Breadcrumbs

My mom makes this recipe for when she feels like something different than the usual fare. It’s also for those days you don’t want  to put the oven on, or need dinner-in-a-hurry. It’s a versatile recipe too, for crab cakes, just substitute faux crab which can be just as delicious nowadays as real crab, and […]

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bbq chicken in a spelt yorkshire with vidalia onion sauce

Spelt Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

No sacrificing on the height of yorkshires with this recipe using spelt. This  Yorkshire Pudding Recipe for roast beef is the one we use for our family, and is also great with roast chicken or turkey…. use mini pans to make appetizers stuffed with pot-roast or mini bbq chicken pot pies. Of course I’m usually […]

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Fragrant Saffron Jewel Rice Fusion

This is a Canadian fusion variation on the traditional saffron jewel rice of the middle east, it dials back the warm spices like cardamom and allspice and adds in vegetables such as grated zucchini or yellow squash. Might add the element of surprise to the “typical potluck/picnic” as it goes well on it’s own for […]

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Spelt Brownies Recipe

Spelt Brownies Recipe

Original recipe from my mom’s (who’s now 80! at the time of this post) calls to melt chocolate and shortening but… 3T cocoa + 1 T oil = 1 square of melted chocolate (use the good cocoa – cocoa camino – full flavour – Loblaws and maybe Zehrs or well.ca) And grapeseed oil works well […]

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Honey Oatmeal Pecan Spelt Cookies

Working late this week, we needed a chewy pick-me-up… and since dad likes oatmeal cookies as well, and was on the mend, there’s two great reasons to create a new cookie! Plus a ‘nod to our Florida friends, one of whom, this is her favourite cookie, from what I understand, the realization set in after […]

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Spelt Cookies

I made these on Friday, and was going to take some to a function – after the hubby ate four of them, he confiscated them such that they would not leave the building! Normally I would put up a fuss, but it’s too hard to deprive a grown man of his new favourite cookies especially […]

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spelt bread recipe

Spelt Bread Recipe for Bread Machine

In 2hrs 46min we get beautiful loaves that rise above the top of the pan!

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Recipe Bars

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

Super easy to make, no fussing, just throw a few ingredients in a pot, stir and then mix. Kids and hubbies like to help make this one.

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Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

I’ve always found roasted vegetables to have the most flavour. Here is an easy roasted cauliflower recipe, that brings the wow factor to the table.

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Easy Baked Pasta Recipe

Baked Pasta – Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free

This is one of my spouse’s favourite – he’s a “selective” eater by nature, and adding WF, GF, DF, to the mix while tasting like “normal” food has been quite the adventure. Thank GOD for corn noodles… even the most discriminating like them…

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Zucchini Bread Recipe Like Chocolate Cake

Zucchini Recipes – Zucchini Bread – Chocolate (like cake)

This is one of the firsts in the Zucchini Recipes line. I made this when we had a baseball bat sized zucchini. It was fresh picked and the rind was still soft – therefore we didn’t bother to peel it, however, if peeled and finely shredded, no one could tell it was in this recipe…

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Easy Cheesecake Recipe | Chocolate Chip with Rumball Crust

Easy Cheesecake Recipe – Chocolate Chip with Rumball Crust

This super easy cheesecake recipe is a favourite of my sister’s – and most requested of all the cheesecakes she made!

I’ve tweaked it to add a rumball flair to the crust.

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Sweet Chili Recipe

Sweet Chili Recipe – Easy

Betcha didn’t know… interesting bit of trivia: Who invented the Sloppy Joe? Benjamin Franklin. Originally called the Sloppy Ben, however, over the years it became known as the Sloppy Joe, the blue collar sandwich. Super Easy Sweet Chili recipe is based off the Sloppy Joe Recipe… only 6 ingredients…

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Cool Veggie Appetizer Recipe - Bridal / Baby Shower / Parties

Cool Veggie Appetizer Recipe – Bridal / Baby Shower / Parties

Hands down – gorgeous appetizer so incredibly simple – but looks like you’ve slaved all day.

This is our default recipe for all parties that require appetizer recipes, especially bridal and baby showers.

Super Easy Version:

Cool Veggie Appi Recipe

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Easy Lemon Chicken Recipe

7 Minute Dinner – Citrus Chicken & Rice Recipe

7 Minute Dinner Recipe – Citrus Chicken & Rice – Easy Lemon Chicken: No more take-out with this easy one pot dinner recipe, it’s done before you can pick up the phone & order. Great for students too…

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Breadmachine Croissant Recipe Spelt Flour

Bread Machine Crescent Rolls Croissant Recipe

Ever wanted to make croissants, but thought they were too fussy? Well, now we’ve got a solution for you! Bread Machine Crescent Rolls Croissant Recipe…

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Loaf Quick Bread Recipes Banana Bread

Easy Best Banana Bread Recipe

This easy banana bread is a family favourite, and so simple, and can easily be doubled.

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Oatmeal Date Squares Recipe

Perfect Date Squares Recipe, Date Bar Recipe

I like this date bar recipe of my mom’s better than the bakery’s. I’ve tweaked it to my own taste… Perfect Date Bar Recipe (Date Squares): using real butter…

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Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookie Recipe

Great Grandmas Molasses Crumples – Chewy Ginger Cookie Recipe

Molasses Ginger Cookie Recipe. Remarkably similar to Starbuck’s big chewy moist Ginger Cookies with a bit of a zing. This recipe is considered an heirloom in my friend Julie’s family for generations… Great Grandmas Molasses Crumples – Chewy Ginger Cookie Recipe:

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Cheese Burger Pasta Recipe

Cheese Burger Pasta Recipe – easy hamburger casseroles

My sister Evelyn gave me this recipe as one of her family’s favourite. Easy with noodles (can use corn noodles), ground beef, tomato soup, and cheese. Cheese Burger Pasta Recipe…

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Shake n Bake Recipe Style Oven Fried Chicken

Fake Shake’n Bake (clone) ~ baked chicken drumstick recipe

Coating for baked chicken drumstick recipe and simple boneless skinless chicken breast recipes:

Great with fish! Those non-fish eaters will be converted! See notes section for details…baked fish recipe…

Make your own…

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