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The Best Gluten-Free Chicken Fingers (Baked, not Fried!)

These really are the best gluten-free Chicken Fingers, and they are Baked, not fried! I hadn’t had great chicken fingers since going gluten-free, but now that has changed. These were great! And so nice too, because you know what kind of meat it is. It is so nice to know what you’re eating.   Print […]

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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

We had this Quinoa and Black Bean Salad for supper last night, together with Salsa Chicken and let me tell you, I’m really looking forward to having the leftovers for lunch. Before this past summer, I’d never had quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is like a gluten-free super food. It is loaded with protein and other vitamins […]

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Russian Mushroom and Potato Soup

  This continues with my confession that I gave last time. I still have a problem with mushroom texture. Yep, I’m not a fan of it. Kinda rubbery. I ate this Russian Mushroom and Potato Soup, and enjoyed it too, but I let my kids pick the mushrooms out. First off, the mushrooms that I […]

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Delicious Stuffed Peppers

I have a confession. For the first 30ish years of my life, I was a picky eater. We’re talking no onions. No peppers. No mushrooms. And definitely not any different kinds of cheeses & veggies. Phew…now I feel better. The good news is, I made a choice to try new things, new flavours, and new […]

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Winter Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Alright, I know, it’s a lot of words in that one, but the flavours are worth saying all of that. I have made this Winter Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing twice in the past week. Once for a family gathering, where it was entirely devoured with everyone giving it two thumbs up, and […]

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Carrot Apple Salad

  First off, HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I trust you all had a great holiday season, spending time with family & friends. We had our first snow storm of the winter on the 25th & 26th. Perfect timing, huh? Sheesh! So, some Christmas gatherings had to be rescheduled, but it all worked out. I also want […]

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Gluten Free Onion Rings

Onion rings and I go way back. I remember being a small child in the backseat of my parents lime green 2-door Nova, sitting on the parking lot of the A&W, waiting for the carhops to bring our food. I always had onion rings & a small rootbeer. I remember my brother telling me that […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

  Well, spring is arriving here. Our snow (on our yard) is nearly all melted. Woohoo! Today is actually a dreary, cloudy, rainy day. The perfect day to use your slow cooker! Dig it out, you won’t be disappointed with this Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup. 😉 Print Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup Author: Jeanine Friesen […]

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Russian Salad

This recipe for Russian Salad was submitted by my Mom. It is a fantastic twist to a regular jello salad. The flavours are really great, and the sour cream layer  doesn’t make it sour, but rather, makes it very creamy. Delicious! Print Russian Salad Author: Jeanine Friesen   Ingredients 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 cup granulated […]

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