Delicious is a common adjective we hear from this gluten free carrot cake recipe. Not for the novice, but if you’re good at keeping focused then you can likely do this. The squares in a 13×15″ pan are the easiest, but a scrumptious 3 layer gorgeous gluten free carrot cake is irresistible even to the […]
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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 […]
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 […]
A solid choice, Compliments Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Mix found at Sobeys and other stores that serve Compliments brand, we liked this *almost* as much as PC’s version of, essentially, the same. PC gets a couple extra points for fluffiness. Non-GF’ers will not realize this is gluten free. Very versatile as brownies, two bite brownies […]
Wasn’t sure what to expect with this gluten free vanilla cake mix… the bag says fast, easy, delicious… it was most of those, but okay – instead of delicious – in our trial, it was heavy. Like heavier than pound cake heavy. We’ve used it as a bottom for icecream cake as well, which worked […]
Hmmm, I really wanted to like these, as I’m a definite old fashioned doughnut fan… so sad.. and a huge fan of owner operator businesses. Ugh. I have worked in a bakery in a previous era of my life and have made more than a thing or two in my day. Box says “we really […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In 2hrs 46min we get beautiful loaves that rise above the top of the pan!
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.
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.
This super easy make ahead mini cheesecake recipe takes all the “fuddling” out of the crust – as it’s sprinkled on top, since we’re making them upside down! A silicone mini muffin pan is needed. Can be done in a regular mini muffin tin, but they’re trickier to pop out. Easy Mini Cheesecake Recipe – […]
Old Fashioned Rice Pudding Recipe updated, made Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free without sacrificing taste.
We’ve all heard of apple crisp, but pear pie being my favourite of the pear recipes, pear crisp is just as good…
Pear Crisp Recipe…
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…
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.
If you think of Gilligan’s Island, and dessert, this is exactly what comes to mind.
Somehow these ingredients always seem to be on hand. Perfect recipe when unexpected company drops by. We prefer the shortbread/cookie dough style crust…
I love pretty well everything coconut – this is our coconut cream pie recipe:
Here’s the apple crisp recipe I made at the farm, it’s a combo of mom’s & mine as her recipe was at the farm and I didn’t have mine with me… local organic spelt flour
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
How to Make Curly Fries: I was being lazy one evening, and mostly busy, thus didn’t feel particularly like peeling potatoes. As I’m washing them, I look up and spot my sturdy hand cranked apple peeler/corer/slicer on the wall… hmmm… what the heck… so I plop one of those suckers on and voila! Curly fry heavenliness! We didn’t want all the fat of deep frying (or the mess), therefore, we baked them, just like we do our wedge fries.
This is our recipe…
Curly Fry Recipe: (Baked)
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…
This is a family heirloom recipe — sounds simple, but is very much comfort food & a family favourite:
The apples get this lovely light caramelized flavour at the bottom of the dish. Apple Cake Mix together:…
Did you know baking soda and baking powder can go flat? Baking powder and baking soda will lose their potency after time. To test to see if it is still good…
They’re straight forward cookies to bake – the secret to the chewy but moist chocolate chip oatmeal cookies, with a slightly crunchy perimeter, is the honey.
Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe – Wheat Free, No Flour
This easy banana bread is a family favourite, and so simple, and can easily be doubled.
This spelt bread machine recipe for us rises above the bread machine pan, and no wheat flour!
We use organic, but either should work great.
Ancient Grains Bread Machine Recipe -Spelt Kamut – Wheat Free
This Yorkshire Pudding Recipe for roast beef is also great with roast chicken or turkey
People Puppy Chow – Easy Snack Recipe
Caramel Dip Recipe for Apple Slices – I tried it at a party and was lucky enough to get the recipe.
Peanut butter fudge, if you like sweets, then this is the recipe for you.
Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Low Carb Free Brownies that taste good!
Gluten Free, Wheat Free Oatmeal Date Bars Recipe (Squares), that taste like they came right from the bakery! Vegan Recipe (no animal products), Vegetarian, natural bars, using good quality margarine and light spelt flour…
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…
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:
My sister lives on an organic farm, in which they grow spelt, this is her recipe…
awesome with a nice thick potato leek soup on a rainy day.
Farmhouse Spelt Bread Recipe:
This is great when just when you think you have “nothing in the house” and voila! Pudding! Perfect recipe when unexpected company drops by…
If you miss those old fashioned tea biscuits nicely puffed bits of warm fluffy delight with some jam or maple syrup then this is for you … similar to Tim Horton’s if using white flour and real butter… (we do have a wheat & dairy free version too)
A summer frozen dessert designed for company as it serves 15! Won’t go back to the icecream cake after having this scrumptious mousse style frozen square. Can be made ahead of time and frozen, using either fresh or frozen raspberries. It looks upscale, without all the fuss.
This is great for when you only need to do 1 pie, and don’t want to roll or make a mess. If company drops by, or even just for the family, this is a tasty flaky easy pie crust. A great crust recipe for fresh strawberry pie, especially well for lemon meringue, coconut cream pie […]
Every time my mother would mention bran muffins, I’d roll my eyes… until one day she made a believer out of me with this great bran muffin recipe:
This is a very moist pound cake recipe. My mother, Edythe, has been making this for more than 30 years. Since this is a real butter pound cake recipe – there’s an art to the order of ingredients & the mixing (ie: sifting the flour). Mrs. McCallum’s name is mentioned on the original recipe card. […]
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…
This is my mom’s Pumpkin Pie Filling recipe.
She’s used the same one for as long as I can remember. I’m sure she’s tried others, but always came back to this simple, easy and definitely flavourful one. My dad, being the ultimate connoisseur of pumpkin pie (once cutting the whole pie in 4 and himself and each son-in-law having a quarter a piece) likes this one the best.
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