Category: Recipes we ♥︎

like buttah (without the dairy)

  Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten and dairy free!) 1 cup unsalted almond butter, stirred well ¾ cup Sucanat 1 large egg ½ tsp baking soda (gluten free) ¼ tsp sea salt 3 oz dark chocolate chunks (70% cocoa or greater) Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl, stir together the first 5 ingredients until blended. Stir in chocolate. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake for 10 to 12…
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almond butter rice crispy treats

Dr. Jodi Larry‘s Almond Butter Rice Crispy Treats ¼ cup almond butter 2-3 tbsp pure maple syrup 1 cup brown rice crispy cereal (I used brown rice puffs) 1 tbsp cacao nibs In a bowl, stir together almond butter and maple syrup. Quickly heat in a pan for a few minutes until ingredients become soft. Mix well and add in the cereal and cacao nibs; stir and mix. Roll into balls and freeze for 5…
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green goddess dressing

  Dr. Jodi Larry‘s Green Goddess Dressing 1 garlic clove (use ½ if you don’t like it too garlicky) ¼ cup water ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 avocados ½ cup packed fresh parsley ½ cup spinach 1 tbsp chopped green onion ½ cup lemon juice 4-5 tbsp apple cider vinegar sea salt to taste Pinch of cayenne (optional but recommended) ½ tsp pure maple syrup Put garlic clove into food processor and process…
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an ode to Chinese food (plus fried rice recipe)

  Growing up in my family our Sunday night ritual was going out for Chinese food. We rotated among four popular Chinese restaurants in Toronto: House of Chan, China House, Young Lok and Lichee Garden. I have such good memories of those delicious Sunday night dinners. Often my grandparents or some family friends with kids our age would join us and we’d all sit around a big, round table with a lazy Susan and share…
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going bananas

  I don’t know about you but I love bananas. We had bunches of bananas left over from our pop-up marketplace (courtesy of Burnac Produce, which kindly provided fresh fruit for Gluten Free Garage vendors and volunteers). For the past few weeks I’ve been blending up the smoothies. Oh, but there’s so much more you can do with these potassium-packed fruits!     I also baked a few batches of these Pea-licious Banana Muffins, which…
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get Smart

  You know when Oprah requests something it must be divine! Gluten Free Garage guest speaker Kathy Smart‘s vegan gluten-free fudge was recently summoned to Oprah’s green room. Well, if it’s good enough for O, it’s good enough for us! But we don’t need Oprah’s seal of approval to know that Kathy’s got the GF goods! Kathy was kind enough to share her famous fudge recipe with us here! Kathy Smart’s Famous Fudge (serves 18)…
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