gluten free

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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Quinoa and Tofu Pilaf with Leek, Mushrooms, Cranberries and Pecans

Recipe from: The Vegetarians Complete Quinoa Cookbook (Whitecap 2012) Recipe created by: Jan Main PHEc   Makes 8 cups (2 L) One serving = 2 cups (500 mL)   1 cup (250 mL) red quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 cups (500 mL) vegetable broth 2 tbsp (30 mL) canola oil 1 leek, cleaned, trimmed, white […]

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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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Protein Packed Savoury and Sweet Pilaf

 This protein-rich vegetarian dish is a super star in the nutrient and the flavour department. The sage and thyme combined with the sweetness from the dried cranberries give this dish its fabulous fall flavours. Bonus points: it can be prepared the day ahead making it great for a Thanksgiving or Christmas buffet. Add a festive […]

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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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