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Roasted Autumn Vegetables

October 11, 2015

MMMmmmmm! I just made this comforting dish with veggies from my local farmers’ market, and some inspiration from the Gluten-Free Goddess. Veggies 1 yellow squash, seeded, peeled, and cubed 4 carrots, chopped 3 small sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed green beans onion, chopped 1 apple, chopped 3 cloves garlic, peeled & chopped Toss together in…

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Cauliflower Flatbread

May 25, 2015

I love cauliflower but you don’t have to love it to enjoy this flatbread. It can be used for sandwiches, as a base for egg dishes like Eggs Bendict; pizza crust, cheese bread, cheese sticks and anything else you might think of! Ingredients 1 large head of cauliflower 4 eggs 2 cups shredded cheese of…

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Gluten-Free Morning Granola

May 14, 2014

I (Maria) eat this granola every morning for breakfast, mixed with plain yogurt and accompanied by green tea. Enjoy! Gluten-Free Morning Granola Yield: about 7 cups; doubles well. Ingredients 1.5 cups nuts of choice, roasted and chopped. (I use pecans & almonds) 1.5 cups mixed dried fruits (I like raisins and cranberries) 1 cup unsweetened,…

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Salad in a Jar

February 16, 2014

Thanks to the back to her roots blog, I have been experimenting with making Salad in a Jar for the past 4 weeks. This week, I made my own recipe and thought it was time to share this great idea with everyone. I like vegetables, particularly raw vegetables, but the prep time required to make…

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(Giant) Zucchini Stuffed with Sausage, Mushrooms & Sage

September 11, 2013

This is a delicious Fall meal that I just made directly from this recipe on thekitchn. The photos are mine, however. I got the giant zucchini at a farmer’s stall on the road new Prince of Wales Drive & Highway 16 (near Ottawa). Smaller zucchinis can also be used, however. Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 to…

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“Eat More” Snacks

August 22, 2013

These raw snacks do not contain refined sugar AND they taste just like “Eat More” candy bars.

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Cheese-Stuffed Tomatoes

August 20, 2013

Maria created this recipe after having a similar dish at a Russian restaurant. They are SO delicious, and it would be easy to play with the recipe, for example to add ground meat. This version is vegetarian: Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients 6-8 plum/Roma tomatoes 250 mL ricotta or cottage cheese 3/4 c. shredded sharp cheddar…

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Banana-Pumpkin Mini Muffins

July 28, 2013

I have tweaked this recipe over time and it’s now at a point where I think it’s perfect, so I’ll share it! These are gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free – and DELICIOUS! Yield: 24 mini muffins Ingredients: 2c. gluten-free flour 1/3c. milled flax seed or ground nuts (e.g. almond “flour”) 1 egg OR a vegan egg…

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Maria’s Salad Dressing

June 18, 2013

I love this salad dressing and always have a jar of it in the fridge to drizzle on salads that I make for lunch. (My salads usually include greens, a hard-boiled egg, tomatoes, cheese, cucumbers, avocado, and some kind of meat such as fish or ground beef.) Ingredients 1/4 c. fresh-squeezed lemon juice 1/4 c….

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Granola Snacks

June 6, 2013

These baked goodies are an excellent and healthy sweet snack without the bad stuff! Ingredients 3 mashed ripe bananas 1/2 c. apple sauce 2 c. oats 1/4 c. almond milk 1/2 c. raisins 1/2 c. peanut butter 1/4 c. unsweetened dessicated coconut 1 t. vanilla 1 t. cinnamon Method Preheat oven to 350 degrees F….

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