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Soda Bread

Sticklers say that soda bread must only have flour, baking soda, salt and buttermilk. This version is gluten-free and vegan, so does that mean I have to call it something else? I am completely indifferent to soda bread, but I wanted to make a gluten-free, yeast-free, dairy-free and sugar-free bread option for the fiancé, who […]

Why I love the Trout Lake Farmers Market

It was unseasonably warm and I was woefully overdressed the first time I visited the Trout Lake Farmers Market. Despite my discomfort, my enthusiasm was unbridled as I discovered a rich array of delicious, colourful, locally-grown produce that was practically at my doorstep. Since then, attending the Trout Lake Market has been a weekend highlight […]

Crispy Coconut Tofu

Does anyone else have problems with breading things? It looks so easy whenever Nigella does it, but I’ve never been able to coat something with bread crumbs and cook it successfully – the breading always falls off. Maybe it’s just me…? I was drawn to this recipe because it had very few ingredients and seemed […]

Sugar-free Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins

I’ve been laid up for the past week with an awful stomach flu, but I did manage to taste these lovelies before my descent into infirmity. I had every intention of copying this recipe almost to the letter, with the exception of replacing the regular flours with ones that were gluten-free. But come baking time, […]