7 Recipes for Lentil Lovers

I fell in love with lentils long before I moved north to prairie lands covered with lentil fields.  My first memory of eating them was in my aunt’s red lentil soup.  I love a good lentil soup (and still make her recipe), but in the years to follow, I began to discover the versatility of these remarkable legumes and started to enjoy them beyond the soup bowl. Lentil … Continue reading 7 Recipes for Lentil Lovers

Tuna and White Bean Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Tuna and White Bean Salad with Tahini and Avocado

For the month of January, I’ve been sharing a new salad recipe every weekend.  Honestly, I could not pick a favourite!  Each one is different, yet simple enough to pull together quickly from pantry ingredients (plus a bit of fresh produce).  Here are the other three, which are well worth trying if you haven’t yet: Pesto-Dressed Three Bean Salad Sesame Black Bean Salad Glass Noodle … Continue reading Tuna and White Bean Salad with Tahini and Avocado

Inside Out Potstickers

Inside Out Potstickers {Gluten Free}

Taste the flavours of Asia in a delightful new way with deconstructed potstickers made from rice flour, cabbage and ground pork or chicken. Easier than fussing with wrappers and oh so good! You know what’s amazing? That someone can throw an enjoyable, welcoming party every week–for a whole year!  If you haven’t popped over to Angie’s Fiesta Friday before, you really should. It’s the most … Continue reading Inside Out Potstickers {Gluten Free}

12 Glute-Free Party Appetizers and Sweets | Swirls and Spice

12 {Gluten Free} Party Starters and Sweets to Welcome the New Year

Whether you are gathering with friends to ring in the new year or just relaxing with family during a bowl game or favourite movie, bite-sized foods are where it’s at.  And all the better if those delicious bites can be made ahead and enjoyed by all (including those who eat gluten free). Some day I dream of hosting open houses with bountiful buffets where I … Continue reading 12 {Gluten Free} Party Starters and Sweets to Welcome the New Year

Lentil Samosas with Tomato Onion Chutney

Gluten-Free Lentil Samosas with Tomato Onion Chutney

Bite into a lentil samosa and let warm spices of India chase away winter’s chill. Tomato and onion chutney provides a rich companion sauce with a hint of natural sweetness. As a holiday starter, game day appetizer, or enticing buffet option, gluten free samosas offer flavour, protein, and crunch.  While I still love the bold flavours of Tex-Mex this time of year, Indian samosas are … Continue reading Gluten-Free Lentil Samosas with Tomato Onion Chutney