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Pamela McDonough is a Toronto native who now resides in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. She makes daily forays into the kitchen to cook for a vegan/gluten-free daughter, a son who eats absolutely everything, a husband who prefers a heavily protein-based diet, and her Celiac self. Follow along at

Crispy Shrimp With Asian Coleslaw

How do these shrimp get so crispy? A light dusting of cornstarch along with a few dry spices. Simple, right?  This dinner is ready in less than 20 minutes.  


Coconut Lime Cake

Make time for a simple cake. This one relies on subtle coconut and zesty lime to create a not-too-sweet afternoon treat. 

White Bean and Escarole Soup

Escarole is in the same category as endive, it's a nutrient-dense, leaf-like veg loaded with vitamin A, iron and potassium. It's delicious in this veggie soup, too.

Gluten-Free Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

Your favourite buttery shortbread cookie gets a gluten-free makeover and, spoiler alert, it tastes just as good as the original.

Charred Broccoli Soup with Herbed Croutons

A rich, flavourful bowl of homemade broccoli soup isn't so difficult to achieve. This gluten-free version, complete with crispy croutons, is going to be your new go-to on cool days. You're welcome. 

Easy Asian Noodles

Whip up dinner in less than 12 minutes with this fast and easy Asian noodle recipe. Loaded with edamame, scallions and cilantro everyone will want to dive right in.

Shrimp Scampi with Peas and White Beans

Here's the thing, you want a fancy dinner that's not fussy. Welcome this shrimp scampi into rotation. It comes together in a flash using freezer and pantry essentials. Perfect for any weeknight dinner and impressive enough for guests. 

Mussels with Chunky Tomato and Broccoli

Wanna know what tastes mighty fine? These mussels paired with some grilled bread for living your best dunk life. 

Lemon Zucchini Loaf with Lemon Drizzle

This loaf is the perfect way to hide vegetables in a baked good!  A nice moist loaf with perfectly crunchy edges, and delicious punch of citrus.

Charred Corn Poblano Salad With Feta

My favorite salad this summer is a charred corn poblano salad with feta. Laden with smokey poblano peppers and charred corn, feta and herbs. It just might be your favorite too!