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Vegetables Recipes. Gluten Free Vegan Baked Blooming Onion. Here's my version of an Outback Steak House Bloomin' Onion that is gluten free, Vegan, dairy free, eggless, soy free, peanut nut free and tree nut free.

Gluten Free Vegan Baked Blooming Onion

You can enjoy a safe and healthier version in the comfort of your own home and not worry about cross contamination in the fryer. It is very important to note the pictures outlining how far down to cut the onion. If you don't leave enough of the onion uncut at the base, it will fall apart. No biggie, just try again :) The solid black lines are the first main cuts. Ingredients Preheat oven to 375 degrees 1 large onion (Vidalia is best but any onion will do. Directions Cut 1/4 of inch off the top of the onion. Mediterranean Farro Salad - olives-n-okra. I only cook farro when I’m making my recipe for Pastiera Napoletana, a dish I usually make at Easter.

Mediterranean Farro Salad - olives-n-okra

We’re slowly trying to add healthier foods to our diet, and farro is at the top of our list. Farro has a rich nutty flavor. It’s high in fiber, rich in minerals and B vitamins, and can perhaps boost your immune system. It’s also a staple in Italian cooking (read more about farro). I’ve shied away from cooking farro. Here are a few things about farro that you might find interesting: My recipe for Mediterranean Farro Salad is quick and easy. Mediterranean Farro Salad Recipe Author: Olives-n-Okra Nutrition Information Yield: 6 Serving size: 86 g Calories: 305 Fat: 28.8g Saturated fat: 3.3g Trans fat: 0.0g Carbohydrates: 10.9g Sugar: 4.8g Sodium: 623mg Fiber: 2.9g Protein: 4.6g Cholesterol: 0mg. Cardamom-Scented Peach Ice Cream. Hey, my local friends!

Cardamom-Scented Peach Ice Cream

: I will be signing books at Choices Market in South Surrey on Saturday, 11th, at 1pm. Hope to see you there! Every summer I’m anxious for the arrival of fresh, organic peaches. Often, I’m overzealous and buy them too early – when they are pricey, and lacking that natural juicy sweetness when harvested at the right time. But, there is that golden window in the summer… when organic peaches are abundant – and affordable! I first posted a photo for this ice-cream on my facebook page, just a week or two ago. Cardamom-Scented Peach Ice Cream gluten-free, soy-free (RECIpage link) 1 cup cubed/sliced peaches or nectarines (see note) 1/2 cup frozen banana, in chunks 1 can coconut milk (regular, not lite) 1/2 cup soaked cashews (or 1/3 cup raw, unsoaked, see note) 3 – 4 tbsp coconut sugar (see note) 1/2 cup plain or vanilla nondairy milk 3 – 4 tbsp pure maple syrup (or agave nectar, see note)

Artichoke and White Bean Dip. Ever taste something, love it, and later discover that it contained an ingredient that you were pretty darn sure you didn’t like?

Artichoke and White Bean Dip

If you’re a parent, you may have intentionally done this to ‘sneak’ in a particular food with your kiddos. But, ever have the experience where it happens naturally? Just serving the food and forgetting… if even for a rare but blissful moment… that one of your kiddos might reject it because it contains ____ or ____ or (go ahead, fill in the blanks)! Yes, us mommas are well acquainted with picky eaters food preferences. With our own three girls, there are dozens of foods that one likes and the other does not. I love artichokes. Well, when I created this Artichoke and White Bean Dip for LTEV, a food miracle occurred. So I did. She still won’t eat artichokes whole or in noticeable pieces, but I guess the moral of this post is sometimes we just need to serve the food.

I often say the same about vegan food in general. Artichoke and White Bean Dip ¾ tsp sea salt. Portobello Carpaccio with Chimichurri Sauce.