Category Archives: nutrition

Gluten free Chocolate Apricot Bars [copycat Lara Bars ]

I am constantly trying to find ways of making copycat recipes of some of my favorite snacks. We discovered Lara bars about four years ago, I like that they are all natural and Gluten free and  that both my daughter and I really like them, but they’re a little pricey. I generally buy them at [...]

Gluten free Shepherds pie, perfect for St Patrick’s day or any other. #lmdconnector

Our family eats a lot of meat; so it is natural for us to gravitate to some meat based meals as comfort foods. Shepherds pie is no exception- I love that it is one meal in a dish and my family also happens to like it and will eat it whole heartily. The bonus for [...]

Cross Contamination #GlutenZero

Cross Contamination Preparing your kitchen Cross contamination is a risk at any time, although it is higher when you are first starting on a gluten free diet and learning.  Most people, when cooking don’t think that it is a problem cutting a slice of bread, then using that same knife or cutting board to slice [...]

What to eat on a Gluten Free diet? #GlutenZero

Contrary to popular belief, being on a gluten free diet is not that difficult; it does not have to be the end of your gastronomy. It does have its challenges, but what diet doesn’t?  You can still enjoy wonderful, incredibly delicious and nutritious foods that won’t make you sick…after you have enjoyed how good they [...]

Gluten Free Travel #GutenZero

Gluten Free Travel You might encounter a bit of a problem when when you first start on your Gluten Free journey while you are travelling, but as with anything else, taking the proper precautions and following them  will make it easier over time. As with dining out, it is important on your travels to find [...]

Easy Gluten Free Bacon appetizers for Holiday get-togethers #LMDConnector

This time of year is always filled with get-togethers and Holiday parties, it is always fun to see everyone. It is one of the things that I love…but I don’t like having to spend a lot of time preparing for those get-togethers. I have been busy baking for the Christmas holidays so it’s nice when [...]

Pumpkin Smoothie with @Almond_Fresh Contest news plus giveaway!

I have already mentioned several times that I love this time of the year because of all the available pumpkin – it is one of my favourite foods.  I like anything pumpkin…including drinks – pumpkin lattes and pumpkin smoothies. This is a great refreshing drink at this time of the year, and is one of [...]

Thanksgiving #glutenfree #pumpkin cheesecake revisited

Oh how I love Pumpkin Cheescake! This is my go to recipe for the holidays. Along with a fabulous main course, we also like having a delicious gluten free dessert. Being gluten free doesn’t mean that I can’t enjoy all the wonderful things that holidays have to offer, we just do them a little differently. [...]

Fall and Butternut Squash, two favourites! #LMDConnector

Fall squash Fall is one of my favorite times of the year, not because the weather cools- but because of all the incredible colors around…and it’s also when a lot of the different squash are ready.  We didn’t grow any in the garden this year, they do take a long time! We had a very sad [...]

My YOPA! indulgence and a $100 Yopa! prize pack giveaway! #OPAYOPA!

YOPA! Yogurt is a big staple in our house; we eat a lot of it!  It is always really nice to find a great yogurt that is gluten free as well.  Yoplait brand yogurts are my favourite, and they are gluten free with the exception of the muesli/granola mixed ones. Whenever Yoplait comes out with [...]