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Maple Brussels Sprout Slaw

Kick start your 2018 healthy eating plans by adding more cruciferous vegetables to your eating style.  This upscale Slaw recipe is easy to make, fabulous to eat, and is loaded with good for you vegetables. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, several components in the cruciferous family of vegetables have been linked to […]

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Chipotle Black Bean Chili

Chili is pure comfort food and so easy to prepare. It’s delicious served over cooked barley, or spooned over a baked or microwaved sweet potato. This easy to make chili recipe is vegetarian and its loaded with black beans and tons of flavour. Pulse Canada knows a thing or two about growing pulses. Their goal […]

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Pomegranate Quinoa Salad – Gluten Free

a cut pomegranate

Cue the fireworks, its pomegranate season. I have a great affection for those ruby red orbs, it started when I was a kid growing up in Vancouver. My Grandmother, who was born in South Africa, was raised on pomegranates. She and her sisters would eat them and then crush any seeds that were left and […]

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Gluten Free Pasta with Shrimp with Lemon

May is Celiac Awareness Month if you are a person living with celiac disease you know that this is a medical condition and not something that you would ever self-diagnose. Symptoms for celiac disease can be similar to other diseases which is why it is so important to get the correct diagnosis. Don’t let Dr. […]

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Gingersnaps – gluten free

 Not too sweet this yummy fall cookie is also gluten free.  Makes – 40 cookies One serving = 2 cookies  ½ cup (125 mL) canola oil 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar ¼ cup (60 mL) molasses 1 omega-3 egg 1 cup + 2 tbsp (280 mL) quinoa flour ¾ cup (185 mL) brown rice […]

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Autumn Apple Crêpes – gluten free

Fall is in the air and the apples are ready for harvest. This recipe is a great dessert for entertaining both adults and kids alike. The recipe is from The Vegetarian’s Complete Quinoa Cookbook was short listed for a food writing award with Taste Canada. Autumn Apple Crêpes Recipe created by fellow professional home economist […]

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Goat Cheese, Red Pepper and Spinach Quiche in Quinoa Crust

 This quinoa pie crust is gluten free, easy to make, and tastes great. The three winning answers in the quest for a tasty easy-to-make gluten-free crust!   Pie Crust 1/3 cup (75 mL) quinoa, rinsed and drained 2/3 cup (175 mL) water 2 tbsp (30 mL) non-hydrogenated margarine, melted, divided 3 tbsp (45 mL) pasteurized […]

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Celiac Awareness Month

Knowledge is power. The more you know about living a gluten free lifestyle, the better. With so much misinformation surrounding foods and products that contain gluten, your best bet is to go to the authority in the field and check out the Canadian Celiac Association website. The Canadian Celiac Association has several comprehensive lists of […]

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