Spinach Gomaae

Make spinach interesting by adding a bit of Japanese flavour to it. This recipe is from Hana! http://www.hanaetsuko.com. The first step is to buy and cook lots and lots of spinach. Spinach wilts a lot so I recommend buying twice (or triple) the amount that you would think you need. I placed the spinach in a…

Chickpea Flour and Chickpea Flatbread

Friday was a lazy day for me.  All I wanted to do was get some rest but I also wanted a nice tasty snack.  In my search for gluten free breads I stumbled across homemade chickpea flour.  What made this nice was that I could make my own flour.  I always try to have chickpeas…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding

In my quest to replace dairy in my life, I stumbled upon a dairy free chocolate peanut butter pudding made from bananas and avocados. The recipe was posted on Huffington Post so you would think that it would taste pretty good. I gave it a shot! First buy ripe avocados. You will need 1 1/2 (but…

Dairy-free Ice Cream Cake

Having restrictions in your diet doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy what you eat.  You just need to find ways to work around it. It allows you to try new things and expand your food choices. My sister just recently stopped having dairy. I guess that is a good thing because dairy isn’t really that…

Shaved Zucchini Salad

Salads can be a very boring or interesting. When people think of salads, they think of leafy greens or even something like pasta salads. I came across this salad idea from a friend. She used a grater to create zucchini pasta. I thought it was neat and remembered that there was salad that was created…

The Eczema Diet Part #3: Coconut Yogurt

I recently started seeing a naturopath for my eczema.  I had an IgG test to see what my foods sensitivities.  Most of them were the typical ones; nuts, egg, most grains including rice, dairy and citrus fruit but I had weird results like yeast, and green beans. I wasn’t allergic to gluten! woohoo!  I had…

Homemade Granola

Making homemade granola is a lot easier than you think. Its so easy that you will never buy granola in stores. I also love how versatile it can be. A basic granola recipe starts off with vegetable oil, honey, maple syrup and oats. I used roughly 1/4 cup vegetable oil, 1/4 cup honey and 1/4…

How to Make Homemade Yogurt!

Making yogurt sounds like a big ordeal but its very easy to do! Yogurt has beneficial bacteria that helps create the nice tart flavour. I’ve only tried making yogurt a couple of times and I’m still experimenting on the time of maturation and type of milk. So far both my batches resulted in runny yogurt….