Category Archives: Recipes

Cornmeal and Buckwheat Pancakes

This is one of those gluten-free recipes that doesn’t taste like a gluten-free recipe. It is just plain good. My family loves ‘em. I like to make a big batch of this pancake mix and keep it in the fridge so when Saturday morning all I have to do is mix up the eggs and […]

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Latkes, Not Like Bubbe Used to Make

Serves 4-6 These are a favorite around my house and neighborhood. I hope you like them, too! 4 large or 6 medium potatoes 1 large sweet potato 1 medium beet 1 large onion, thinly sliced 4-6 eggs ½ – ¾ cup all purpose flour (buckwheat if gluten-free) 2 t sea salt light vegetable oil (sunflower […]

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Buckwheat Crepes

We love these crepes. They are made with 100% buckwheat flour and no dairy. They can be served with savory ingredients for dinner, or enjoyed for breakfast with fruit and maple syrup, or with cottage cheese or yoghurt. They are pictured here with a drizzle of kefir and warmed frozen berries. When we are finished […]

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Cornbread

I have not had the best luck with cornbread recipes in the past. I decided to try one last night and I modified it to make it gluten-free and dairy-free. It turned out to be super delicious and very easy. We were so happy with this one that there is hardly any left, less than […]

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Pumpkin Muffins

Yields about 8-9 muffins. Recipe adapted from the Realistic Nutritionalist Prep time: 10-20 minutes Cook time: About 20 – 22 minutes Ingredients: 1/4 cup coconut flour (or sorghum or garbanzo flour) 1/4 cup buckwheat flour (or rice flour) 1/4 cup tapioca flour (alternatively use 3/4 cup gluten free flour mix in place of first three […]

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Pork & Cabbage Dumplings

This is the classic Chinese dumpling, loosely based on the recipe of Ben Wang – Burlington’s own master dumpling maker. Unfortunately, I forgot to take a picture. I guess I will have to make them again soon so I can. Oh, too bad! Makes 50 or so 2 cups Napa cabbage, sliced finely and chopped […]

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Vegetarian Lemongrass Dumplings

Vietnam meet Thailand in these mouth pleasures. Makes 30. For this recipe, you will need a steamer basket of some kind. A simple collapsible steamer basket will do. Alternatively, you can get a bamboo or stainless steamer at an Asian market. Mix in medium bowl: 1 block tofu, broken or cut into small pieces ¼ […]

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Shrimp Shu Mai with Ginger-Soy Dipping Sauce

Makes 30. For this recipe, you will need a steamer basket of some kind. A simple collapsible steamer basket will do. Alternatively, you can get a bamboo or stainless steamer at an Asian market. Mix in medium bowl 16 ounces shrimp, raw, peeled and chopped finely 1 can water chestnuts, minced 1 T finely grated […]

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Slow Cooked Apple Butter

I made two batches in my slow cooker. The first with a ton of sugar and the second with maple syrup and honey. They are both delicious. I cooked the sugary one longer and it came out thicker. Apple Butter one 16 apples, peeled and sliced 3 cups sugar 3/4 cup apple cider 2 T […]

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Okra Braised with Tomatoes, Onions and Spices

Masala Bhindi   I cannot think of anything I would rather do with okra than make this. If I get eggplant from my CSA, look out! Kelly is making Indian food tonight. Get the spices measured out and ready, then Heat: 2 T olive oil or coconut oil Saute: 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 […]

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