Category: Recipes we ♥︎

GlutenFreedom’s Creamy Tomato Pasta Bake

  Gluten Free Garage sponsors Italpasta and Fiesta Farms sent Rachael Hunt, founder of GlutenFreedom Inc. (and my good friend), on a shopping spree to gather the ingredients to create a delicious family-friendly and allergy-friendly (gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free) pasta dish. She made a creamy tomato pasta sauce, otherwise known as a rosé. This kind of sauce is typically laden with heavy cream and butter, but not the GlutenFreedom version! (All the ingredients for this dish…
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brotherly love

Thanks, Neal Brothers, for my latest addiction. One of seven flavours of Neal Brothers kettle chips, these were made in collaboration with Vikram Vij, owner of Vij’s award-winning Indian restaurant in Vancouver and former Dragon on CBC’s Dragon’s Den. They are, wait for it…Delhi-licious! Full of flavour and spice and salty lick-your-fingers goodness, they’re so tasty that I’m eating them right now as I type this at 11:51 pm. Not to mention versatile. Besides being…
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memories of Bubby’s Chicken

  In grade 8, when I made friends with the new girl at school, I discovered a culinary sensation. Every Friday after school my BF Bonnie and I would race to her house and wait in her kitchen for the delivery. Her grandfather Jimmy would pull up in the four-door sedan to drop off the food that Bubby Katy and her sister-in-law Rosie had spent all day cooking and baking. Jimmy would shlep boxes from…
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Vegan pasta salad

  The Ultimate Vegan Pasta Salad Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes | Makes: 8 servings Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) diced red peppers 2 zucchinis, halved and sliced 1 cup (250 mL) cherry tomatoes 2 Japanese eggplants, halved and sliced ¼ cup (60 mL) Italpasta Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and pepper 1 box (340 grams) Italpasta Gluten Free Penne Rigate ½ cup (125 mL) chopped parsley ¼ cup (60 mL) chopped…
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Marni Wasserman keeps it clean

  5 QUESTIONS for culinary nutritionist Marni Wasserman What’s your motto? Everyone can eat more plants! 3 things you’d bring to the desert island. Sweet potatoes, almond butter and my dog Goji. Why gluten free? It’s so much easier for my gut to digest. Also, when you choose clean, wholesome gluten-free foods they are fun to prepare and build recipes with. The versatility and variety of meals to make is off the charts! What’s your…
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Off the hook

  Halibut Crunch Serves 4 Ingredients 2½ cups potato chips (we like Neal Brothers Srirachup Kettle Chips) 2 heaping tbsp spicy mayo (we like Neal Brothers Sriracha Mayonnaise) 4 halibut fillets, skin-on (4-6 ounces each) Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves (optional) Instructions Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place potato chips in a food processor fitted with the metal blade and process until they resemble coarse breadcrumbs. (Alternatively, crush…
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