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Gluten-Free Gnocchi with Sage Butter & Montasio

Ever since I started eating gluten-free, there have been a few comfort foods that I have been craving, and haven’t yet found a substitute for: stuffed pasta, dumplings, calzones, spring rolls, gnocchi, tiramisu, malt vinegar, Maltesers, and beer. The other day, Mr. KitchenOperas and I went for an afternoon stroll in the neighbourhood.  And we […]

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Garlicky Spinach & Lentil Soup

I’ve been experimenting with the green garlic that I’ve been getting in my fabulous veggie box… it’s kind of like having fresh garlic, garlic scapes, leeks, and onions, all at the same time! I used all of the parts of the green garlic in this soup and it was oh-so delicious and garlicky without being […]

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Sister Socca with Indian Spices & Sister Socca Pizza

Guess who’s back? Back again. Heather’s back. Tell a friend. Guess who’s back? Guess who’s back? Guess who’s back? Guess who’s back? Heather’s back! And we decided to have another experimenting sister-date in the kitchen. This time, we were playing around with socca — a chickpea pancake from Nice of gluten-free proteiny deliciousness. [Heather says: Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm.] […]

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Mini Veggie Lasagnas

I love this idea of little lasagnas in muffin cups.  If you’re looking for portion control, baking teeny lasagnas like this will do it for you.  Or they’re just totally cute and insanely delicious. Mini lasagnas are also super easy to freeze for easy dinners later on.  And with how busy we’ve been around here […]

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Vegan Spanakopita Pie with Baked Almond Feta

Reader Sarina inspired me to come up with a vegan version of Spanakopita. I used coconut oil and a baked almond feta. And it’s totally worth making!!

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Spanakopita

One of my absolute favourite foods is Spanakopita — you know, the lovely Greek spinach pastry wrapped in phyllo dough.  Now I love everything to do with spinach, but somehow the flaky pastry/spinach combo is my favourite.  (And to Sarina, I promise I’m working on a vegan version for you, hopefully for October’s Vegan Month […]

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Daring Cooks’ Challenge: Poached Eggs with Spinach

Jenn and Jill have challenged The Daring Cooks to learn to perfect the technique of poaching an egg. They chose Eggs Benedict recipe from Alton Brown, Oeufs en Meurette from Cooking with Wine by Anne Willan, and Homemade Sundried Tomato & Pine Nut Seitan Sausages (poached) courtesy of Trudy of Veggie num num. This recipe […]

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Butternut Squash Lasagna with Mushrooms and Spinach

It’s Fall, and it’s getting chilly here, so it’s all squash all the time.  And this time, it’s a lasagna! I changed up the squash, and this time sliced a butternut squash lengthwise and popped it in the oven.  (If you’d like proper directions, check out: my post on how to roast squash). Along with […]

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Hot Pink Salad with Meyer Lemon Dressing

Dear Mum, It was supremely wonderful to celebrate Mother’s Day with you this weekend, both at our low-glycemic family cooking class with Meghan, who created an awesome menu for us, full of Cold Rolls with Almond Dipping Sauce: Pear, Avocado, and Arugula Salad: Curried Cauliflower & Root Veggie Soup: Cauliflower Tabouli: Almond Flax Veggie Burgers: […]

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