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Gluten-Free Yam Fries

How to Throw a Kick-Ass Healthy BBQ

The barbecues of my childhood were laden with charred meat in squishy pale buns, gloppy potato salad, chips, dips prepared from onion soup mix, and creamy coleslaw – a vista of browns, whites and greys. I’ve since learned a BBQ doesn’t have to be synonymous with unhealthy fare followed by an uncomfortable stomachache. If you’re […]

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Supporting digestion on Vacation

How to Prevent Digestive Issues On Vacation

With the cold hand of winter far behind us, our bodies are ready to move, play and explore again. Many of us might be taking time off and heading to faraway places for new experiences, but having to deal with a finicky stomach and multiple trips to the bathroom is the furthest thing from excitement […]

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Mixed Tempeh Scramble

How to Eat Healthfully When You Can’t Cook

The life of a klutz is a tough burden to bear. Sure, pratfalls and belly flops are funny to watch on TV or in the movies – but in reality? Constant injuries are justifiably un-fun. I move through the world like a baby giraffe learning to walk: gangly, awkward, legs wobbly and akimbo. Yet unlike […]

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Gluten-Free Vegan Ramen in a Mason Jar

Gluten-Free Ramen in a Mason Jar

Mason jar salads have become immensely popular and I think they’re a fantastic idea. And yet I’ve never made one because as I’ve mentioned before, I’m not a fan of raw salads –  and no adorable mason jar is going to change that. Then a few weeks ago, a friend posted this recipe for travelling […]

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Food Preparation

How to Make Food Prep Fun

If you’ve ever cooked food from scratch, you’ve likely figured out that cooking isn’t the tough part. It’s the food preparation that can be a time-consuming and onerous pain in the butt. Washing, drying, chopping, grating, slicing and dicing. Sometimes it just takes forever – and it isn’t until your ingredients are simmering away on […]

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Vegan Salad

How to Create Satisfying Gluten-Free Salads

I’ve mentioned my distaste for salads many, many times before. So why write a post about them? Well, I think we need to redefine what a salad means. ‘Cause the iceberg lettuce, rubbery cucumber and pasty tomatoes simply aren’t cutting it anymore. In this month’s Allergen-Friendly Remix column for Food Bloggers of Canada, I’ll share […]

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Homemade Gluten-Free Holiday Food Gifts

I love giving homemade edible gifts for all occasions! They’re thoughtful, unique and tasty, and recipients always appreciate the effort I’ve put into creating them. But I’ll tell you a secret: homemade gluten-free, allergen-friendly gifts are a breeze to make. When you consider driving to the mall, unearthing a parking spot, elbowing your way through […]

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Holiday Entertaining: How to Feed Vegetarians and Vegans

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and that means food, family, friends, food, food and more food. If you’re entertaining someone who is vegetarian or vegan, check out my guide to feeding them in my latest column over at Food Bloggers of Canada. Have a great weekend!  

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Maple Vanilla No-Bake Granola Bars

It only takes seven ingredients to pull together a batch of these delicious no-bake bars. They’re high in protein, packed with whole-grain fibre and healthy saturated fats, and they’re naturally sweetened. Head on over to the Genuine Health sports nutrition website for the recipe! ‘Cause while I’m athletically challenged, I can still use protein powder […]

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Some Friday Links (Um, They’re About Me)

Happy Friday! I love my little corner of the web, where I can share my favourite recipes with you and (hopefully) inspire excitement about allergen-friendly eating. I’m humbly grateful and flattered when others ask me to share my insight and experiences with their audiences, too. I typically promote these interviews via Facebook and Twitter, but […]

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