My heart is at home in Montreal


Summer is coming and I am thinking of Montreal and a summer holiday there.  I wrote this blog when I first came back from Montreal but never posted it.  So here are my good memories of a city of life- "Vive Montreal". My first visit to Montreal in 2006 did not leave me yearning [...]

Quinoa salad

Quinoa Salad – Couscous

If you always loved Tabbouleh and you are Gluten free, then couscous has been off limits. Thanks to the quinoa grain, we can now enjoy this delicious and nutritious dish. 1 cup quinoa 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 cups water 1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup lemon juice (2-3 lemons) red onion tomatoes cucumber [...]

Decadent No Bake Chocolate Cookies

Deacadent Gluten Free No Baking Chocolate Cookies

I got this great recipe from one of my favorite cookbooks, ''The Gluten Free Vegan'' by Susan O'Brien.  They have sugar in them, but perhaps for your friends and family who have not yet embraced a completely healthy lifestyle- you can still tell them there are very healthy ingredients.   These cookies  have that quality [...]

Iced Mint Green Tea sugar free

Mint tea leaves

We just had our first summer party.   I tried this new recipe with my own adjustment of removing the sugar and it was a hit.   Everyone kept asking for more and wanting to know how it was made.    It is very refreshing.  The original recipe asked for 2 Tablespoons honey.   I replaced that with 1/4 [...]


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