sundried tomato and broccoli quiche in almond flour crust Hi everyone! As you know I love eggs and there’s no shortage of recipes with eggs on my IG feed @cakebrain & on my food blog 𝐂𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐁𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧. I’m so excited to share with you a quiche recipe I […]


gf chocolate cupcakes with raspberry-blueberry-vanilla swirl buttercream No worries people, no unicorns were harmed in the making of these cupcakes.My baby is 11 years old and this is the 2nd batch of gf chocolate cupcakes I made for her birthday.  The first batch was with a simple vanilla buttercream and […]

Miyagi Oyster Mushroom Bisque Recipe

A few weeks ago I received a dozen and a half miyagi oysters from Real Good Fish as part of my my seafood subscription. Because miyagi oysters are delicate and small, I generally just serve them on the half shell, but this time I decided to make bisque. Bisque is […]


What kind of witchcraft is this? I’ve never had a gluten free bread that has this amount of chew in it.  While mixing the dough you can imagine my skepticism that the ingredients would turn out looking like proper bagels.  I even had fewer hopes of them tasting like bagels […]


Would you like some muffin with your gratuitous slab of salted grassfed butter? The 10 yr old got braces a couple of days ago and is so grouchy that she can’t eat her favourite foods.  She’s been complaining about her sore teeth and even decided to divvy up for her […]

Favorite Gluten-Free Passover Recipes

Easter is coming this weekend, but Passover which started on Monday night isn’t over yet and it won’t be over until this coming Tuesday night so I’m sharing my all time favorite recipes to get you through the next few days. As you probably know, you can’t use traditional flour […]

LEMON MERINGUE TARTS (Paleo, GF, Refined sugar free)

A tiny slice of the 4″Lemon Meringue Tart I made  Am I in the minority? do you salivate like Pavlov’s Dog when you see a lemon meringue pie cross-section like this? Did you also purchase a huge bag of coconut flour at Costco, like I did…only to let it sit […]


Organic Vegan Matcha and Cacao Cake Dabbling in the Dark Arts:  vegan baking! 😉 I’m detoxifying from my 8 days of over-indulgence in Cancun, Mexico at one of the best all-inclusive resorts I’ve visited.  The Club Med we stayed at had so many activities that there was something for everybody: […]


Basho’s gone, but you can make these Mini Mochi Cupcakes yourself! Do you miss this tiny Japanese cafe on E. Hastings street?  Well, cry no more because you can easily make these mini gluten-free Japanese sweets.  Just pull out your knitting needles, knit a cozy for your potted succulent plant […]

Gluten Free Oatmeal-Banana Bread

My 9 yr old’s Gluten Free Oatmeal-Banana Bread…all made in the Vitamix! I’m the only person in the household that avoids gluten because of my autoimmune disease…Hashimoto’s.  One of the things I miss a lot is a really good Banana Bread…full of gluten. There’s something about the texture of gluten-full […]

Miso-Maple Glazed Japanese Eggplant

Here is yet another fabulously easy go-to no-recipe recipe!  Miso-Glazed Japanese Eggplant 3 Japanese eggplant, washed and stem end trimmed off 1 tablespoon Shiro Miso (White Miso Paste) 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup (more or less to taste) 1 tablespoon hot water 1 tablespoon avocado oil Extra avocado oil for […]