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Dog Day: The Girls Go Gaga for Halloween

“Here it is, Halloween again, and once again, Mum has us decked in these silly costumes. . . seriously, Mum, Lady Gaga?? I mean, how many more years will I have to put up with such indignities? A bad romance, indeed. . . . “

“What do […]


SOS Meets Flash in the Pan: Super Easy Tofu Scramble with Kale and Pumpkin

[Sometimes, you just want to eat something now. I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so easy to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at right).]


It’s My Birthday–Have a Cigar

A very heartfelt “THANK YOU” to everyone who left birthday wishes on Facebook, twitter, and via email! I loved hearing from all of you, and your comments and good wishes made this birthday one of the best ever. So thanks, everyone, for making my day that much brighter! 😀



Join Us for. . . A Gluten Free Holiday!

I’m so excited to be able to share a yummy, healthy, gluten-free holiday with you all this year!

Anyone with food allergies or other dietary restrictions for health reasons (such as my lovely ACD, for instance) knows how important it is to serve holiday foods that are both safe […]


I Am Thankful For. . . Chocolate Pumpkin Pots de Creme (Vegan, Dairy Free, Sugar Free)

[This is the final recipe I have to share from this year’s Thanksgiving feast–but what a way to end off the meal! We also had an interesting savory oat-stuffed squash, which I posted on my Facebook page if you’re interested. :)]

I do seem to be on a “pumpkin and chocolate” […]


I Am Thankful for. . . Vegan Tortiere (Meat Pie): Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Anti-Candida Friendly

[As promised, here’s the other recipe from our Thanksgiving dinner last weekend. Who says you can’t have a delicious feast that’s vegan, gluten free and anti-candida friendly? This meal is from leftovers night on day two: vegan tortière, roasted zucchini and savory steel cut oat-stuffed squash (for those who are interested, […]


I’m Thankful for. . . Quick Cranberry-Apple Compote

Hope you all had a great weekend! Over here, it was Canadian Thanksgiving (and “Anti-Candida Thanksgiving,” all in one!). For a great tongue-in-cheek summary of the Canadian version of the holiday and how it came to be, take a look at Willie’s explanation, here. 😉

Rather than visit with my family […]


Some Thanksgiving Ideas. . .

“I know I’m sure looking forward to some play time this weekend. . . ball, anyone?”

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving! (And Happy Weekend to everyone else!) 😀

Even if you’re not in Canada, you can still join in the festive spirit this weekend! We’re going to have enviable weather (21C/70F and sunny […]


SOS Sesame Seeds: Grown-Up Halvah

[This is my first entry for the SOS Kitchen Challenge: Sesame Seeds this month: anti candida friendly, sugar-free, gluten-free halvah. If you’ve got a sesame-based recipe of your own to share, link up below–and win one of our eleven prizes!]

Have you ever noticed how some of the foods we loved […]


SOS Kitchen Challenge for October

Anyone who has read my blog through all four seasons for at least a month regularly once knows that I really (really) hate the cold weather. And while autumn also heralds delicious root vegetables, warming spices, Thanksgiving and Halloween, to me it’s just the precursor to winter. Bah! To help mitigate […]