Recipes

Macadamia Nut Butter

Making macadamia nut butter is the simplest thing if you have a food processor, or Vitamix. The key to making it is to be patient. You do not need to...

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Cilantro Macadamia Nut Dip

This tasty dip comes together quickly in a blender, I use a Vitamix, which makes it very smooth and creamy, using a food processor or other blender will work fine,...

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Spring, quick treats and simple eats

As it heads towards summer, I find myself wanting to spend less and less time in the kitchen, and more time gardening, camping, and going for long walks to my...

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Cashew Chocolate Mylk Shake

Who doesn't love a milkshake, especially an accidental one! I was making some chocolate covered nut balls, which I have done before, but tried something slightly different and it just...

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Cashew Crema, vegan, gluten free

This recipe, with our cashew pieces, is one of the simplest around. It is adaptable and allows so much creativity. The cashews are already quite soft, so don't need much...

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Winter Salads, vegan and gluten free.

Like many folks, I tend to shift away from lettuce-based salads in the winter, and start eating cabbage, beets, kale, cauliflower and brussels sprouts. I recently made a delicious sauteed...

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Sauteed brussels sprouts salad with hazelnuts.

This recipe whips up easily, IF you have a food processor, otherwise, it is a bit more laborious either using a mandolin or slicing by hand, all of your brussels...

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Ginger Cookies, gluten free and vegan

These cookies are so simple, quick to make and ready in no time at all. They have that classic chewy quality that is found with almond flour baking. We love...

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Almond flour, macadamia nut blondies, gluten free.

Victor has been on a bit or a baking spree. Which is unusual, and also, FANTASTIC. He's a phenomenal cook that loves playing with flavours, but baking (aside from his...

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Creamy cashew-based mushroom soup, vegan and gluten free

Winter has set in across Canada. That means there’s nothing quite as welcome on a cold day than a pot of soup on the stove. For those of you who...

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Zesty roasted hazelnuts

Nothing says the Holidays like roasted nuts and this is a zesty take on a previous rosemary roasted nut recipe we posted last year. This recipe calls for the addition...

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Chocolate truffles, vegan and gluten free.

These truffles and simple to make and super delicious. The recipe comes from Whole Hearted Eats. Ingredients 8 oz. dark chocolate 226 grams, use our delicious 70% chocolate chips here. ½ cup full-fat coconut milk or...

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Seed crackers, gluten free and vegan

Not another seed cracker recipe! Yes, yes it is. These crackers, like our other ones, whip up quickly and are super crunchy days after being made.  Ingredients 1/2 cup ground...

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Pistachio and Almond Flour Cookes

These cookies whip up in no time at all and are deliciously chewy with a crunchy exterior. I used our almond flour and made pistachio flour with our sprouted pistachios...

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Lace Cookies

These delicious cookies are from Life love and sugar, and they are delicious! They are crunchy, caramel flavoured wafers. For once I didn't change the recipe, I didn't add more...

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Pear (and peach) Custard Tart, dairy and gluten free

This recipe is now loved by a few friends that have pear trees in their yards and struggle with what to do with them. We are the fortunate recipients of...

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Summer-time recipes

Here's a round-up of some of the recipes that go on rotation in the summer. We love anything that we can do on a grill and this eggplant dish is...

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Fermented Cashew "Cheese", vegan and gluten free

I have been back into making my fermented "Cashew Cheez Spread" of late and thought I'd put a reminder here of how easy it is to do! It comes together...

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Delicious Homemade Granola – gluten free

This granola is well-loved in our family. Our kid only recently started asking for granola, and being the person I am, I said "There's NO WAY I AM PAYING THAT...

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Almond Flour Banana Bread, gluten free.

This is our go-to banana bread recipe. With walnuts added it's so delicious. It's from IFoodReal. It's simple and makes for a great breakfast alternative. I sometimes sub some homemade...

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