CREAMY 4-INGREDIENT AVOCADO PESTO {gluten, dairy, egg, nut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

This creamy avocado pesto requires just 4 ingredients (two of which are salt and pepper!) and only 5 minutes to make. In combination with homemade gluten free pasta, it makes the perfect filling, nourishing, quick mid-week meal. (It’s also perfect in wraps, as a dip, on toast… or on a spoon.)

Creamy vibrant green avocado pesto with gluten free pasta on a pretty abstract white and black plate. Some of the pasta has been twirled onto an antique fork and lifted above the plate, a few tagliatelle strands hanging off the fork.

Last week we talked about gluten free pasta. We were all excited because it’s easy and quick to make, and all sorts of things have suddenly become possible. Gluten free ravioli? Gluten free lasagna? It’s all at our fingertips, and I’m already brainstorming away. If I could, I’d live in the kitchen, making pasta all day long.

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HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE GLUTEN FREE PASTA {gluten, dairy, nut, soy & ref. sugar free}

A simple and reliable 3-ingredient homemade gluten free pasta recipe. Once you’ve tasted this gluten free pasta made from scratch, you’ll never go back to the store-bought stuff. The perfect thing to have on hand for a variety of quick gluten free lunch and dinner recipes.

Nests of homemade gluten free pasta, in the shape of tagliatelle, on a wooden drying or cooling rack.

This one is exciting. It has me bouncing in my seat. It has me pushing aside all the other recipes I have planned for you lovely folks. This takes priority, has to take priority.

If you asked me what I miss most in my gluten free diet, pasta would definitely be up there in the Top 10. And I know that for many of you, pasta is the number one thing you miss, crave, dream about. And I’ve read enough disappointed ramblings to know that store-bought gluten free pasta doesn’t even come close to its gluten-containing equivalent.

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GLUTEN FREE VEGAN VANILLA CUPCAKES {gluten, dairy, egg, nut & soy free, vegan}

These simple vegan vanilla cupcakes are the perfect mid-week treat: quick and easy to make, as well as ridiculously delicious. At the same time, they can easily be tweaked to be the centrepiece at any celebration. I’m sure these gluten free vegan cupcakes will become your favourite go-to cupcake recipe!

Gluten free vegan vanilla cupcakes in plain white cupcake liners on a blue plate. They are decorated with swirls of vegan vanilla frosting and colourful sprinkles. The cupcake in the front has had its cupcake liner partially removed.

It’s my birthday today. And if you asked me how old I am… give me a minute. Or two. My age seems to be something that I never remember – probably because I don’t find it all that important. But, if you’re wondering (and you probably aren’t): I’m 24.

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GLUTEN FREE VEGAN CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES {gluten, dairy, egg, nut & soy free, vegan}

Pure chocolate bliss in every single bite – these gluten free vegan chocolate cupcakes are bound to become everyone’s favourite. They look amazing, taste spectacular, and are super easy and quick to make! Plus, you couldn’t possibly guess that they contain no gluten, no dairy and no eggs!

A gluten free vegan chocolate cupcake with partially removed cupcake liner is in the foreground, with more gluten free vegan cupcakes in the background. The surface and background are very light, almost white, with extra dark chocolate sprinkles on the surface.

There’s something terribly charming about dark, almost fudgy chocolate cupcakes, topped with a small mountain of swirly, fluffy chocolate frosting. It’s basically chocolate on chocolate… with even more chocolate in the form of dark chocolate sprinkles.

Yes, I’ve just used the word chocolate SIX TIMES in only one paragraph. This will be a chocolatey post, folks. The chocolatey post – with a chocolatey recipe for gluten free vegan chocolate cupcakes.

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