Mustard Gravy – GF,DF,CF,EF

Mustard gravy over mock mashed potatoes

Gravy is a very simple thing to make—even gluten-free gravy. It's the subtle variations that each cook adds that makes it her own. My gravy acquired its signature twist last Thanksgiving. I was invited to attend Thanksgiving dinner with a family that doesn't have food allergies. This can be a disaster without a lot of pre-planning and ...

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Persian Shepard’s Pie – Tahdig as a One Pot Meal!

Spanish Rice with Chicken Tahdig

It's been a few months since I discovered tahdig and I've played with the recipe many times since then. I promised you a Persian Shepard's Pie recipe with Tahdig. I've discovered a few things along the way. Here I'll show you a few variations that I've made but you should set your imagination free! This is really a ...

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Quick and Fun Donut Rolls – GF,CF,DF,YF

Donut Roll on Soup Bowl

I was browsing through some gluten-free/paleo bread recipes and I noticed they all had the same issue. The bread stays doughy in the middle and it takes forever to bake. So, I thought, "What if I took out the middle?"…and the donut roll was born! Simple Gluten-free Flour Blend I adapted this recipe from A Girl Worth ...

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Review: Montréal Restaurants

Old Montréal street scene

Prior to my trip, I contacted a few bloggers that I knew were familiar with the Montréal health food community, including Leanne Vogel of Healthful Pursuit. Thank you Leanne! Also many thanks to my Montréal LinkedIn connections, including Margaux Murray of Mon Marché. Many of you gave me such wonderful thoughtful suggestions. My trip wasn't long enough ...

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Visiting Montréal with Food Allergies

Hotel room view of commercial bakery

This was my second vacation in Montréal. Based on previous experience, I was very careful to plan my hotel around kitchenette needs, metro access, and attractions I wanted to visit. I failed to notice one thing though. My hotel was located right next to a commercial bakery. Seriously! Who knew to check for such things? Luckily ...

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Baked2Go: A Montréal Gluten Free Bakery Review

Coconut  Cake, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Sablé Cookies from Baked2Go

I read a review about Baked2Go before I left for my vacation to Montréal. After visiting their website, I knew they were a must visit while I was there. Their website is very detailed and organized by dietary needs. Each product has an ingredient list, which for corn allergies is a must. Since corn isn't a ...

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