Tag Archives: buckwheat
Sweet Potato & Roasted Garlic Tart

Sweet Potato & Roasted Garlic Gluten-Free Tart

Sometimes you just need sweet potatoes. And to herald the season of root veggies, I’ve put them in a savoury tart. This is not just any tart, this one is gluten-free and absolutely divine. I took it to a barbecue with our friends Mike & Tanya, and we really enjoyed slices of this tart along […]

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Figgy Buckwheat Muffins

I had a small holiday tea party for a few of my girlfriends last week, and wanted to make one really special baked treat. After making Kim Boyce’s 100% Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies from her amazing Good to the Grain, I’ve wanted to try every other recipe in the book.  And the one that […]

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Gluten-Free Ginger Cookies with Chocolate Chips

C is for Cookie — and G is for Gluten-Free Vegan Ginger Cookies, and they are deeeeee-lish. Seriously, I have made these treats in all sorts of permutations: with egg, without egg, with whole wheat flour, with buckwheat flour, with different proportions of flour, adding butter, baking them from frozen logs, and with a variety […]

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Kasha & Tofu with Shiitake Mushroom Gravy

I’m loving my buckwheat lately, and thought I’d try my hand at a gluten-free vegan mushroom gravy to go with it, after I was inspired by a suggestion of kasha & mushroom gravy in the amazing vegan cookbook, Veganomicon. I thought I’d experiment with buckwheat flour instead of wheat flour in the gravy, as the […]

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Kasha with Collard Greens

A new-to-me grain!  Buckwheat in its hulled grain form: buckwheat groats!  I’ve been using buckwheat flour for about a year now in all of my gluten-free baking, but I’ve only used the grain once before in a veggie burger.  It was time to try it out on its own! And it is so earthy and […]

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Gluten-Free Rhubarb Ginger Muffins

These sweet/tart muffins are courtesy of a few currently converging influences: A recipe from my favourite nutritionist, Meghan Telpner, for a cake I had at one of her cooking classes this year.  Ohhhh, it was divine — strawberries and sweet potato!  Who knew? The appearance of one of my favourite things on the planet: rhubarb!  […]

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Quick Bread: Quinoa & Flax Seed Gluten-Free Bread

As you’ve probably gathered, I’m a big fan of challenges in the kitchen and blog world!  I find that they keep me motivated to eat healthily, and to come up with new ideas.  What a great source of inspiration to see what everyone else is cooking up on a similar theme! This week, I’m a […]

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Daring Cooks: Gluten-Free Mezze

Time for another Daring Cooks Challenge!  And what a great one it is!  The 2010 February Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Michele of Veggie Num Nums. Michele chose to challenge everyone to make mezze based on various recipes from Claudia Roden, Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Dugid. Mezze is the Middle Eastern version of tapas.  […]

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Gluten-free Chocolate Orange Walnut Biscotti

It’s the holiday season, and I have a new (red!) KitchenAid Stand Mixer.  It was absolutely time to break it in, so I decided to go with my favourite Christmas cookie: biscotti!  I love chocolate biscotti, and anything orange-flavoured reminds me of Christmas… inspiration called, and these cookies answered. As I am experimenting with new-to-me […]

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