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Gluten-Free Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper & Gruyère Tart (a.k.a. Pizza Tart) | kitchenoperas.com

Gluten-Free Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper & Gruyère Tart (a.k.a. Pizza Tart)

Last weekend we had a dinner with extended family, and my sister (Heather) and I were tasked with bringing a gluten-free and vegetarian main course. So we put our heads together and brainstormed delicious ideas — I’ve been craving a savoury tart, ever since getting a hold of my new favourite cookbook: Small Plates and Sweet […]

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Hard Boiled Eggs | kitchenoperas.com

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs Every Time

Happiest New Year! It seems to be that time of year when we’re all resolving to eat better… which around here means whole foods, lots of veggies, and choosing foods that give you lots of nutrients! One of the first things I do to make sure I make good choices, is to stock my kitchen […]

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Paris: Alizée Crêperie (5ème arrondissement)

Ok, after all that hummus talk, I’m dying to share more about everything we ate on our honeymoon in Paris! We were fortunate to stay in the 5th arrondissement, close to the Rue Mouffetard. The Rue Mouffetard is a street for food lovers — full of restaurants, cafés, cheese shops, fruit & veggie stalls, wine […]

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Roasted Veggies

Easy Roasted Veggies

Today is the birthday of my wonderful sister, Heather, who is just getting interested in food, cooking, and baking! And there is one thing I think every sister needs to know — it’s how to roast a tray of veggies. If you know how to roast vegetables, you can do so many wonderful things with […]

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Pupusas

A traditional food from El Salvador, made of masa (corn flour) and stuffed with delicious things like refried beans and cheese.

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3-Ingredient Dark Chocolate Birthday Cake

Hobbits have a tradition that they give other people gifts on their birthday — and in that tradition I present you with a cake recipe for my upcoming birthday (on Sunday).  This is the cake I make for birthdays in my family — we call it: “That Chocolate Cake Linz Makes” and the original recipe […]

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Thai Red Curry Veggies

Thai Red Curry Veggies

We’ve had a stressful few weeks around here. And in times of stress, we tend to order in Thai food. But all that ordering started to look a bit silly when I had a jar of red curry paste in my fridge.  So off to create my own curry I went! I have to say […]

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apple and Almonds

Tonight was veggie roasting night around here — I did up a big batch of parsnips, carrots & sweet potatoes and then also had some Brussels Sprouts in the fridge. Seeing as I had the oven on anyway, I thought I’d roast them too. There’s a little bit of alchemy that happens when you roast […]

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Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Mint Pesto

I did a really good clean out of the fridge today — and realized I didn’t have any ready-to-go healthy food in there. So I immediately put a pot of water on the stove and cooked up some quinoa. I’ve really been enjoying grain salads lately, and quinoa salad is one of my favourites. So […]

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Quinoa Tabbouleh Stuffed Bell Peppers

I had some of my bridesmaids over for a lovely tea cocktail party, and we of course needed nibblies. The morning of the party, I was preparing all of my dips, spreads, gluten-free crackers, and cocktail ingredients. I then hopped in the shower and had a brainwave! I had mini bell peppers in the fridge, […]

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