Roasted Vegetables with Balsamic Marinade

Roasted Vegetables with Balsamic Marinade

Quantum Leaps Lodge: a great place to recharge Golden BC is such a beautiful and relaxing place! We’re staying at Quantum Leaps Lodge, a 15-20 minute drive from the town, surrounded by lush forest and situated right on the river. Each of the cabins on the property have been made by hand with an amazing…

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Bison and Yak Burgers

Bison and Yak Burgers

Print Bison and Yak Burgers Author: Leanne Vogel Recipe type: Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Low Carb, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  55 mins Serves: 6   I just love making these ahead of time. Either cook and store in the freezer for quick reheat or store raw separated by waxed…

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Spicy Cilantro Hummus

Spicy Cilantro Hummus

I’m blogging from beautiful British Columbia tonight from a cabin in the middle of nowhere. I have my iPhone pressed up to the window and am working via a tethered one-bar connection, so my apologies on no opening snow filled picture tonight. With the experimental menu I’ve planned for our stay here I hope they’ll…

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Bacon Wrapped Figs

Bacon Wrapped Figs

I knew that if I didn’t post this recipe today there would be a hoard of people hunting me down for it. When trying these my sister said “I didn’t know what a fig looked like outside the newton” and honestly I didn’t either. This was my first go at eating and preparing figs. Needless…

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Introduction To Allergies

Introduction To Allergies

We have been conditioned to think of allergies in a very limited capacity. When many of us think “allergy” the first symptoms that come to mind are runny eyes, stuffed up nose, sinus problems, skin rashes, or in more drastic cases, anaphylactic shock (most commonly experienced by those with peanut, penicillin, and bee sting allergies)….

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Tofu Miso Balls

Tofu Miso Balls

Our Christmas celebrations continued with a brunch of eggs benny this morning at my Aunts house (so happy to have a break from cooking!). I swear we waited until noon to crack open the wine but cannot promise that champagne followed the same time restriction. Much food and drink was consumed and with that I…

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Cinnamon Waffles with Cream Cheese Frosting

Cinnamon Waffles with Cream Cheese Frosting

This years’ Christmas marked the first of many new experiences: in laws meeting for the first time first dinner party first attempt at a three course dessert cutting a ham serving gluten and dairy free foods to the masses I had started planning this event months in advance and had nailed down a Christmas Menu…

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Dragon Rice Bowl with Marinated Tofu (& a merry ho-ho)

Dragon Rice Bowl with Marinated Tofu (& a merry ho-ho)

Making gingerbread houses has to be my favourite activity of the Christmas season. I never eat any of the candy because 80% of it is made up of corn (allergy), but I just love coming up with new ways to decorate the house each year! I made a garden patch in the backyard of my…

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Chocolate Almond Banana Spread

Chocolate Almond Banana Spread

If you have celiac disease and live with others that consume gluten containing foods, chances are you’ll fit into one of the three categories below: You have 2 toasters at home – if so, luck you! You’ve tried to make your toast in the oven (and have failed miserably – unless you have a trick…

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Lazy (wo)mans Cabbage Roll Casserole

Lazy (wo)mans Cabbage Roll Casserole

I’m totally with the angel on this one. I’m exhausted. But I don’t have a nice fluffy cloud to nap on. Just 2 more days until Christmas and although tired, I’m pretty pumped about it. I had leftover ribbon from the blondie jars and a bunch of toilet paper rolls in recycling so I decided…

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