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Gluten Free Holiday Stuffing (Inspired By Mom)

Stuffing has forever been my favourite part of any holiday meal. My mom used to make the best stuffing with sausage AND bacon, making it hearty, salty, filling, and absolutely perfect in all ways possible. We both loved stuffing so much, that sometimes she would make it on its own as a side dish during the week! We even ate it as a meal on its own sometimes haha When my mom was diagnosed with celiac disease, she missed out on a lot of the food we used to enjoy together. It took us a few years to figure it out, but once we discovered that the secret to the perfect gluten free stuffing was using bagels instead of bread,...

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Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash

 We love Brussels sprouts, but we totally get it when people say they don’t like them. That’s probably because their Mom or Grandma overcooked them to the point of mush, didn’t season them at all, and then made a spot on their plate for these disgusting balls giving off the repulsive smell of sulphur... But we believe that you can make ANY vegetable taste good, so long as you prepare it properly! Add some life to your vegetables by adding some salt, fat, acid, some Nourished By Heirloom culinary seasoning(s) and BOOM you’ve got a delicious, flavourful and nutrient dense side dish. This recipe is perfect to serve as a side dish on any day of the week but especially...

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Slow Cooker White Bean, Turkey & Pumpkin Chili

We are so excited to share this recipe with you! This chili is the most perfect meal to celebrate all of what the fall season has to offer. Have you ever added pumpkin to your chili? It's a deliciously savoury addition to regular chili and meal we've been enjoying for years.  If you look at the ingredients list, you'll notice the spices are a little different compared to other recipes. This White Bean, Turkey & Pumpkin Chili has cozy and grounding spices like cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and cumin. YUM! This combination is so good, and letting it cook in the slow cooker makes it incredibly easy to make. Serves: 4-5Time: 3 ½ hours Ingredients: 1 tbsp avocado oil 1 medium yellow...

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Umami Caesar Dressing on Grilled Romaine Salads

A delicious and nourishing twist to traditional caesar dressing. With the use of our “all purpose” Umami culinary seasoning, this caesar dressing is bursting with flavour and has the hidden health benefits from the maitake and shiitake mushrooms. Mushroom haters fear not, you won’t even notice! Recipe note: use egg-free vegan mayo and omit the parmesan to make this recipe vegan Total time: 15 minutesDressing yield: ½ cup caesar dressingSalad servings: 3-6 Ingredients: for the caesar dressing: ½ cup mayo 1 tsp Umami culinary seasoning 2 garlic cloves, minced ½  tbsp capers, chopped 1 ½ tbsp caper brine 1 ½ tbsp lemon juice for the grilled romaine: 3 heads romaine lettuce, sliced in half lengthwise 1 ½ tbsp olive oil 1...

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