Low Carb Butter Tarts for Canada Day

Low Carb Butter Tarts

I did it, I did it! I created low carb butter tarts, just in time for Canada Day! Even if you’ve never had a butter tart in your life, you will love these sweet low carb treats. This one goes out to my fellow Canucks, because only they can truly understand how momentous this recipe […]

Chicken Tagine with Raisins and Pistachios – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Low Carb Chicken Tagine

I was all set to tell you all about raisins and how they can add a wonderful sweetness and flavour to savoury dishes like this low carb Chicken Tagine.  Even in the modest quantities I used, to keep the carb count down, they manage to lend a touch of sweetness to the broth and an […]

Muesli Cream Pies – Gluten-Free Snacks for Kids

Gluten-Free Muesli Cream Pies

Oatmeal Cream Pies get a nutritious and tasty makeover with gluten-free Muesli.  A great healthy snack for kids.  This recipe has been entered into a contest on Bob’s Red Mill.  I’d love it if you’d stop on by and vote for you favourite!  Vote Here. I am always up for a challenge.  Ah, who am […]

Chocolate Raisin Crunch Bars – Gluten-Free Snacks for Kids

Chocolate Raisin Crunch Bars

These chocolate raisin crunch bars are nut free and free of all refined sugars.  A healthy tempting treat to help sway your little ones from the candy bag. It is a truth universally acknowledged that young children just don’t know what’s good for them.  I suppose that’s why they have parents in the first place, […]

Fruit and Nut Fudge – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Low Carb Fudge Recipe

This low carb fudge recipe was something I meant to post before Christmas, but the holidays being what they are, I just didn’t quite get to it.  But before I get going on how yummy it is (or was, because it’s long gone now!), I have a favour to ask of you, my dear readers.  […]

Raisin Rosemary Crisps – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free Raisin Rosemary Crackers

I have an intense love for all things Trader Joe’s.  I distinctly remember my first Trader Joe’s experience, out in Tempe, Arizona when I was a grad student.  After hearing much about this mecca of interesting, gourmet and relatively inexpensive foods, I finally coaxed a friend to take me along on her next Trader Joe’s […]

Carrot Cake Pancakes – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Carrot Cake Pancakes

New England is in full show-off mode at the moment, putting on a blazing display of autumnal colours.  It’s truly astonishing, and as my husband noted yesterday, it seems like maybe the most vibrant fall we’ve had in our 10 years of living here.  It’s gorgeous and joyful, but I always find something very melancholy […]

Raisin In The Sun – A Trip to California Raisin Country

California Raisins

How much do you know about raisins?  Think you know a lot, right?  I mean, what is there to know about raisins, after all?  They’re just shriveled, dried grapes.  Or so I used to think, but you don’t know what you don’t know as they say.  I recently headed down to Fresno, CA to see […]

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