Keto Flour Mixture

Four ingredients, just mix and done! 2 cups almond flour 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 oat fiber 1 tsp. xantham gum Store in an air tight container in the fridge or freezer, depending on how much you go through. The net carbohydrate count of this total mixture is 38.3 grams or 12.8 grams per cup. […]

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Keto Dinner Rolls with Tarragon & Garlic (or plain)

Having dinner guests on a Keto lifestyle? Usually offer buns with dinner but know carbohydrates are an issue? Here is a simple solution to helping guests feel heard and appreciated while not needing to learn a whole new vocabulary. This recipe makes six to seven not overly large buns.  The recipe can be doubled if […]

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Imbolc Seed Bread

At this time of the year, the idea of doing something with lots of seeds always comes to mind. The potential within as a new cycle begins is one of the themes of Imbolc. A quick search around the house revealed, Brown Mustard , Black Sesame, Caraway, and Celery seeds along with the ones already […]

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Hazelnut & Pumpkin Roll with Rum & Maple Syrup Cream Filling

Thanksgiving in Canada and the U.S. are six weeks apart so when this post did not get up for Canadian Thanksgiving, I knew I had a second shot at it this month. Pulling out as many stops as possible is what special days are about, sharing time together and making the occasion memorable. This is […]

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Yule Container Candle Ideas with Soy/Coconut/Beeswax

Candles are very often a lovely, cozy making gift for Christmas. Scented or not, it is always a good idea to know what your friends and family prefer and create accordingly. These candles were all made with a combination soy/coconut/bees wax and it has some specific requirements in order to be successful. Please read the […]

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Cold Process Soap

Soap can be made any time of the year but one of the basic rules of cold process soap making is that if it is being made for Christmas presents, it should be made by Remembrance Day so it will be fully cured by Christmas. Hot process soap does not have the same timing issues […]

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“Rice” Bags

I have a number of people around me right now who are feeling their aches and pains. So as Yule gifts, I am making rice bags, those lovely cushions that can go into the freezer or the microwave and help heal the bumps and bruises of life. These can be made in any size of […]

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Creamy Mushrooms

I posted previously a recipe for mushrooms in filo and realized that I didn’t do the mushrooms justice as I use this delicious mix in many different ways. The technique is sourced from a dish one of my students had asked if she could make. Feeling homesick, she was hoping her grandmother’s recipe might help. […]

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Fall Bundt Cake with Pumpkin, Apple & Ginger

There is something about fall and bundt cakes that just seem to go together. So when I was offered a baby pie pumpkin from a friend’s pumpkin patch, the wheels started turning. The one thing I will say is if you are making your own pumpkin puree, please make sure it drips as much as […]

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Plum & Avocado Salad

This is a fall favourite of mine and I rarely have the four main ingredients all together at the same time but last week it happened. The hazelnuts were ground because there are people in my home who wear dentures so if your preference is roasted chopped hazelnuts, feel free to change things up. With […]

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