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Roasted Chickpeas

Shortly after I moved to Vancouver, I thought I could save a few bucks by buying dried beans instead of canned ones and cooking them myself. It seemed simple enough: throw the beans in water and turn on the heat. I had no clue that you need to soak the beans first, though. I spent […]

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Gluten-free Apple Walnut Squares

When I renounced gluten I also abandoned rolled oats, but only by default. While oats themselves don’t contain gluten, they are often contaminated because they’re manufactured in facilities that also process things with gluten. I’ve found it incredibly difficult to find gluten-free rolled oats here in Vancouver, especially since I don’t own a car and […]

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Chipotle Honey Roasted Almonds

I’m going to be bold and say that these are the best spiced nuts I have ever tasted. And I’m never making them again. I originally made these for a holiday party. They were so well received I prepared a batch to give as holiday gifts before finally making them for myself. Then I polished […]

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