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A tin of gluten free Whipped Shortbread decorated with red and green sprinkles.

Whipped Shortbread Cookies

Posted on December 7, 2018

I love cookies all year long but in the month of December whipped shortbread is near the top of the list of cookies I want to enjoy. This old-fashioned Whipped Shortbrea...

Festive Cappuccino Cookies

Cappuccino Cookies

Posted on November 23, 2018

Cappuccino Cookies are for you if you like chocolate chip cookies, coffee and cinnamon. I happen to love all three.

I make these Cappuccino Cookies only at Christmas. Th...

Chinese Onion Bread

Chinese Onion Bread

Posted on October 12, 2018

We’ve been making Chinese Onion Bread in our kitchen for years. It is a flatbread sold from street vendors in northern China that I read about in one of my very first Asian co...

A plate of crispy cinnamon Snickerdoodles

Cinnamon Snickerdoodles

Posted on September 14, 2018

My aunt Marlene’s recipe for Snickerdoodles is printed in our family cookbook. I was the editor of that book way back in 1995 yet some how I have never made these cookies. My ...

Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Posted on August 10, 2018

Double Chocolate Banana Bread is the recipe I chose to make for The Allergy-Friendly Kitchen’s summer cooking contest. This contest is a joint initiative by Canadian race car ...

Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Posted on July 20, 2018

Rhubarb Coffee Cake started from my recipe for Rhubarb Muffins. Muffins and cake are technically different but for my everyday style of cooking I like a versatile muffin recipe ...

Quinoa Chocolate Cake with whipped cream and raspberry syrup

Quinoa Chocolate Cake

Posted on February 9, 2018

Have you heard of that Quinoa Chocolate Cake? The one made with cooked quinoa instead of flour. If your family needs a chocolate cake for special celebrations this is...

A bowl of Brazilian Cheese Bread

Brazilian Cheese Bread

Posted on January 5, 2018

Have you heard of Brazilian Cheese Bread? If you know anything about a gluten free diet you pay attention when you hear things. Things like “have you heard of...

Gingerbread Cookies right out of the oven

Gingerbread Cookies

Posted on December 8, 2017

Gingerbread cookies are a tradition in my house. Every year I bake gingerbread cookies in an array of shapes from big gingerbread men with little cut-out hearts to all sizes of ...

Little Iced Pumpkin Spice Cookies on a pedestal tray.

Iced Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Posted on December 1, 2017

Iced Pumpkin Spice Cookies are a delicious fall treat that is perfect right through the Christmas season. These little gems are filled with canned pumpkin, stud...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies in the shape of Jack-o-lanterns.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on October 6, 2017

With Halloween just around the corner I wanted to make a gluten free version of my Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies. I’ve been writing a monthly blog post series on

Pumpkin Date Cake on a pedestal tray garnished with calendula petals.

Pumpkin Date Cake

Posted on September 29, 2017

Pumpkin Date Cake is a recipe I make every fall. I like the idea of cooking things that are in season and fall is pumpkin season. I could keep canned pumpkin in...

A tray of fresh Cornmeal Raspberry Muffins right out of the oven.

Cornmeal Raspberry Muffins

Posted on August 18, 2017

Cornmeal Raspberry Muffins made with raspberries from my garden definitely say summer to me.

These muffins are simply a variation of my basic

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

Posted on May 12, 2017

Strawberry Shortcake is a perfect Mother’s Day dessert. Enjoy strawberry season when the strawberries taste like they should.

To me the biscuit for Strawberry Shortcak...

Gluten Free Yorkshire Pudding hot from the oven.

Yorkshire Pudding

Posted on April 21, 2017

Making gluten free Yorkshire Pudding turns out to be not that difficult. When I was growing up my mom certainly cooked roast beef for dinner but she never made Yorkshire Pudding...

Gluten Free German Chocolate Cake on a pedestal tray.

German Chocolate Cake

Posted on April 14, 2017

Gluten Free German Chocolate Cake is a cake my mom made when I was a kid. Her version used wheat flour but when memories of this cake came up during a family discussion I decid...

Brightly coloured royal icing on Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

How To Make Royal Icing

Posted on April 7, 2017

Have you ever decorated cookies with royal icing? Royal icing and butter icing are both naturally gluten free but they aren’t the same. Royal icing is stiff and hardens onto t...

A stack of gluten free Chocolate Chip Cookies with teff flour.

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Teff

Posted on March 10, 2017

These are delicious gluten free chocolate chip cookies with teff flour. Another chocolate chip cookie recipe you say? Two in a row!

Yes. Life is too short to have only ...

A baking rack of gluten free Chocolate Chip Cookies and a glass of milk.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on March 3, 2017

Chocolate Chip Cookies, now that's a recipe everyone needs. If your mother did not teach you to make cookies I’m here to tell you it is easy and rewarding. T...

A plate of gluten free Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookies

Posted on December 16, 2016

Thumbprint Cookies are perfect for the Christmas holiday season. Filled with sparkling red raspberry jam they add a festive look to any holiday tray. But don’t limit yourself ...

A basket of Gluten Free Pumpkin Ginger Muffins beside orange mini pumpkins

Pumpkin Ginger Muffins

Posted on September 30, 2016

These Pumpkin Ginger Muffins are an autumn treat that I like to bake and share with friends. I only make them at this time of year and this year I decided it wa...

A tray of gluten free lamingtons with one cut and ready to bite into.

Australian Lamingtons

Posted on July 14, 2016

I wanted to make lamingtons as part of my Australian cooking adventure to coincide with my vacation this summer to the land down under. A lamington is a simple, s...

Gluten free Dairy Free cappuccino brownies baked in tiny espresso cups.

Dairy Free Cappuccino Brownies

Posted on April 22, 2016

At a recent cooking class we made dairy free cappuccino brownies. Dairy free baking is new for me but I’m always up for a challenge in the kitchen. At first I thought…how ha...

Gluten free Banana Muffins just out of the oven.

Basic Banana Muffins

Posted on April 1, 2016

I first posted these banana muffins two years ago. The original recipe was one of the first successful gluten free muffins I made and at that time I made it w...

A boule of Gluten Free Crusty Bread right from the oven.

Homemade Crusty Bread

Posted on March 25, 2016

No doubt you have heard baking is an art and a science. I’ve been experimenting with bread and this recipe for gluten free crusty bread has worked for me. People...

A pedestal tray filled with gluten free Orange Cupcakes.

Orange Cupcakes with Orange Icing

Posted on March 18, 2016

Cupcakes are perfect for every occasion. They are just plain cute and these dairy free, gluten free Orange Cupcakes are bursting with flavour.

Fresh squ...


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