All posts tagged: gluten-free

Vegan Lasagna

Soooo since I’m on a roll with the vegan recipes, I thought I would try out another one. Honest truth about this one, it takes a looooonnnnng time to make, like I’m talking from start to finish about 3 hours. I did it in stages which I actually think it made it feel longer because I was constantly in the kitchen. However, it was completely worth it, it was absolutely delicious and even tasted like cheese, so much so that my 4 year old said “I really like the cheese” (haha – little did he know it was tofu). If you’ve got the time, check out the recipe here – it’s well worth it, I promise. I added a layer of eggplant to give it that meaty texture. I sliced the eggplant and lightly cooked it in olive oil before putting it in the lasagna.  

Edible Flower Cookies

Not only do these look beautiful but they happen to taste great too! To top it off they are very easy to make! First you need a sugar cookie recipe (I tried making these gluten free as well and found that the cookie was a tad too crumbly). Materials Sugar Cookie Dough Edible Flowers (after searching high and low I found some at The Harvest Wagon) 1 egg beaten Paint Brush (used for food only) Directions After you’ve made your sugar cookies you want to put them in the oven for about three quarters of the time the recipe suggests. Once they’ve come out of the oven and cooled down a bit you will need to beat your egg in a small bowl with a fork. Then using your paint brush you want to coat your cookie with a bit of egg. Then place a flower on top of the cookie and brush it with some more egg to get the flower to lay “somewhat flat”. Sprinkle with a bit of sugar and voila! Put …

Lamb Lollipops!

So, don’t be thrown off by the name of this dish, because let me assure you that it’s not lamb on a lollipop stick. It is actually a very delicious main course (also often served as an appetizer). We baked it with some root vegetables and served it with roasted potatoes! Mmmmm, yummy! Follow these steps to make this dish at your next dinner party or gathering and your guests will rave about your cooking skills! Ingredients 14 lamb lollipops 12 sprigs fresh rosemary 1/2 cup of a cold butter handful of fresh sage leaves 4 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves picked sea salt freshly ground black pepper 12 cloves garlic, unpeeled 3 large carrots, peeled and finely sliced 1 onion, peeled and finely sliced 2 leek, washed, halved and finely sliced olive oil 2 wineglasses white wine Method Preheat your oven to 180ºC/350ºF. Pick the leaves off 4 sprigs of rosemary, whiz them with the butter, most of the sage and the thyme in a food processor and season with salt and pepper. Using a …

Gluten-Free Workshop

On Sunday we hosted our first Gluten-Free Workshop and it was a great success! We teamed up with Loblaws® registered, Dietician Melanie Byland for this workshop. Participants met at Loblaws® where Melanie showed them various gluten-free products that are available on the market. Following Loblaws® all the participants returned to Seasons where Melanie did a cooking demonstration on how to make Quinoa Tabouli Salad and Qunioa Cakes.