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Summer Salad

09/14/2016 — Leave a comment

Our favourite outing in the summer is a trip to our local farmer’s market.  We go once or twice (sometimes even three times!) every week during the spring, summer, and fall.  We love taking our friends, family, guests, and visitors on this simple and fun excursion, before coming back to our home to enjoy all of the fresh food.

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In this recipe, I combine my favourite, locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables into a lovely summer salad that will go well with any barbecue, potluck, or picnic with family and friends.

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For a fun and tasty cool summer treat, these frozen coconut snowballs are easy to make and serve.  They are made with three simple ingredients, including coconut oil so the kiddos can enjoy a serving of healthy fat without even knowing it!

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Since most sweet and sour sauces contain questionable ingredients, I decided to make a sweet and sour sauce that is gluten-free, soy-free, corn-free, and sugar-free which our whole family can enjoy.

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Here is a comfort food that I always look forward to on damp and chilly days.  This meatloaf recipe is not only healthy and delicious, but it is also simple to make and fun for kids to eat.

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Chicken-Bacon

11/25/2014 — 1 Comment

For a quick, easy, and delicious meal, this chicken and bacon combination is always a favourite.

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Although it is made with only two simple ingredients, this recipe is packed with protein and flavour. Continue Reading…

One of the biggest surprises of having a child with multiple allergies is how many of our family and friends have risen to the challenge of accommodating our special dietary requirements. Anyone who has had the opportunity to cook for us knows what a pleasure (challenge) it is to serve food that is free from wheat, gluten, dairy, nuts, soy, and corn, among other things.

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Although I do not expect any special treatment when we go visiting (and I always have something safe to eat hidden in my purse), I am amazed and touched by how many of our family and friends have created recipes of their own that are tailor-made for my Little Bear. Continue Reading…

Coconut Macaroons

10/26/2014 — 2 Comments

These coconut macaroons are a fun and festive treat that are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Not only do they only require a few simple ingredients, but they are also quick and easy to make.

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Since they are grain-free, nut-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and sugar-free, they are usually a safe choice when serving food at a party. Kids and adults will both love the soft texture of these messy and crumbly goodies. Continue Reading…

These apple pancakes are perfect for a fall morning. With a nice light texture and a hint of cinnamon, they make a wonderful breakfast or a light lunch.

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Not only are they rich and delicious, but they are also packed with nutrition since they are grain-free, nut-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free. Continue Reading…