Lemon Meringue Ice Cream

Who doesn’t love lemon meringue pie? Well…I’m not that keen of it. Don’t get me wrong, I like the lemon filling, I’m just not a fan of pie crust. It’s merely a vehicle for the pie filling, right?? But, I do love Lemon Meringue Ice Cream. This Lemon Meringue Ice Cream is so creamy and […]

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Deep Fried Home-Fries

Since going on a gluten free diet, I have realized just where gluten is all present. A lot of the fries that are fried in restaurants are deep fried in large deep fryers that also fry other breaded items, like chicken fingers and fish sticks. Those items contain gluten, which is then transfered to the […]

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Fresh Crustless Strawberry Pie

Being diagnosed with celiac disease not that long ago, I’ve been on the look out for recipes that are naturally gluten free. Not something that I have to convert over to gluten-free, or figure out which additives will be necessary to make this dough behave the way regular, gluten-filled doughs would. I’ve found some great […]

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Old-Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream

I love ice cream. What’s not to love? It is a nice sweet, cool treat, that isn’t too heavy, but can be created in an array of palate pleasing flavours. Pure pleasure. When I was diagnosed with celiacs disease, I was rather surprised to read that many ice creams contained wheat. Ugh, how could that […]

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Chicken Salad

This recipe was initially called “Holiday Chicken Salad”. I am thinking the one who named it was thinking of Christmas, because of the dried cranberries. However, I would say this works quite well as a summer holiday (as in vacation) salad as well. The flavours really went very well together, and it made a great […]

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Strawberries with Balsamic Vinegar

I have to admit. I have never heard that strawberries and balsamic vinegar going well together. I’m still fairly new at using balsamic vinegar, I’ve only used it a few times, and was very unsure about pairing it with the sweet, juicy strawberries. After reading Kevin’s entry about the Strawberry Rice pudding, I thought this […]

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Slushies – Perfect for those hot summer days

These brain-freezing flavoured ice drinks are perfect for you and the kids to enjoy on those hot, humid summer days. You can use any flavour of Kool-Aid, giving you more variety than the local store. No need to drive down to the nearest convenience store for these anymore, just make them at home!    

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Fresh Fruit Trifle

These fresh fruit trifles have become an expected dessert when either my Mom or I are invited to a get together. You can use any flavour of cake or pudding, as well as any fresh fruit that is in season. It is simply a layered dessert with cake (can be made from a cake mix, […]

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Fresh Cooked Strawberry Jam

After much waiting & anticipating, strawberry season has finally hit Manitoba. Because of a cool spring, the berries are about two weeks later than they normally would be. Strawberry season was anticipated at our house because we already ran out our homemade strawberry jam in April! Apparently my children really, really like it with their […]

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