Almond Thumbprint Cookies

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How to ensure that this delicious, linked recipe for Almond Thumbprint Cookies are free of wheat and corn, even though they might appear to be so from a quick read…the ingredients you choose are very, very important.

A collection of ingredients used to make oyster sauce: chicken broth, sea salt, oysters, clam juice, wheat-free/alcohol-free soy sauce, gingerroot

Oyster Sauce

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Homemade oyster sauce is actually really easy to make, once you find the right ingredients. Just need about 45 minutes to let it simmer, so if you need it in tonight’s dish, you need to plan ahead a bit.

Picture of the completed dish, Tofu and Bok Choi, served over rice vermicelli noodles and served in a blue bowl, with chopsticks stuck into the side.

Tofu and Bok Choi

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A quick and tasty Asian-style dish, Tofu and Bok Choi makes a bit of a mess in the kitchen because of the prep work needed, but it cooks up fast and feels like comfort food as it goes down!

Restaurant Review: YEW, Four Seasons, Vancouver

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Summary: We love it at YEW Seafood Restaurant in the Four Seasons, Vancouver, and regularly enjoy tasty meals that respect our special needs. However, it’s not quite as cheap as a burger at the drive-through…of course! Full Review: “Consistently good, even for someone with many allergies!” Reviewed Feb 18, 2016 We’ve eaten here many times as […]

Restaurant Review: Notch8, Vancouver

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Here is my review on TripAdvisor for Notch8 in the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Summary: Can’t recommend for people with special dietary needs. Here’s what I said: “We won’t eat here again” Reviewed Feb 18, 2016 After loving Griffin’s for several years, we were really excited about the do-over when Griffin’s turned into Notch8. […]

Hearty Winter Pasta

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Made this way for the first time on Feb 18, 2016 INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch of celery, chopped 2 small or one large zucchinis, grated 12 roma tomatoes, cubed 1 bay leaf 1 pound ground beef 1/2 pound ground pork 3-4 cups mushrooms, chopped 1 Tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons dried basil 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon […]

Raid-the-Fridge Chicken and Cabbage Stirfry

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Picture to come. INGREDIENTS: Cooking oil (I used sunflower) 12 chicken thighs, cubed 1/2 cabbage, shredded 1 T. sesame oil 1/4 cup wheat- and alcohol-free soy sauce (or even more, if you like, to your taste) 1/2 tsp red chili paste (again, add more if you like/can tolerate a little heat) 1/2 packet frozen veggie […]


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