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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

Pizza with cassava flour

I follow quite a few gluten free blogs and Instagram accounts, lately I’ve noticed a buzz about Otto’s Cassava Flour for Pizza.  Raving reviews, basically calling it the Holy Grail of pizza crusts.  I had to be sure, had to give it a try.

Cast iron chicken breasts with brussels sprouts

One pan to wash up, no exotic ingredients, and a technique that is foolproof. Now, the tricky part is that you need a cast iron pan...

Lime pistachio bars

My daughter made a request yesterday for lemon bars, I had made them awhile back and they were such a huge hit that they were gone in one day. Only hitch was that I had no lemons...

Creamy ricotta pasta with broccolinni

My daughter likes to decompress from all her studies, and endless sorority duties by watching U-Tube cooking videos.  There she discovered that ricotta makes the most sublime creamy pasta sauce.  We quickly put that new found knowledge to work whipping up this Creamy Ricotta Pasta with Broccolinni.

Roasted cauliflower with charred lemon herb pesto

With the garden exploding with herbs right now this was a quick and easy way to incorporate lots of parsley, basil, oregano and chives.