Author: Louise Racine

Herbed Flatbread (Gluten-Free)

Herbed Flatbread (Gluten-Free)

This recipe works equally well with other types of flour though the texture with a gluten free blend is surprisingly good. 2 cups gluten free flour mixture2 teaspoons gluten free baking powder1/2 teaspoon sea salt1 1/2 cups sparkling water2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon pure maple…

Luscious Lava Cakes

Luscious Lava Cakes

Rich and runny with a deep, dark, delicious chocolate centre, these will be the hit of your next dinner party. You can make them ahead and freeze them before baking. 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate, chopped ½ cup butter, cut into small pieces 2 eggs 2…

Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet Potato Soup

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Sweet Potato Soup

A simple and quick nourishing fall soup that is rich and satisfying.

1 tbsp coconut oil

1 large onion, diced

1 stalk celery, diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tbsp grated ginger

1 tsp. turmeric

2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped

3 carrots, sliced in chunks

4 cups water or broth

1 can coconut milk

salt and pepper to taste

Toasted pumpkin seeds, as garnish

Cilantro (optional) as garnish

Heat oil in a large soup pot over medium heat and saute vegetables until onions are limp, about 5 minutes stirring occasionally. Add broth or water to cover, bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer covered until veggies are tender.

Blend in pot with an immersion blender or transfer in batches to a blender. Add coconut milk, adjust seasonings, heat and serve.

Serves 6.

Mushroom Pâté

Mushroom Pâté

Mushroom Pâté This delicious pâté can be served in a sandwich or wrap, or on crackers as an appetizer. It’s a nice vegetarian addition to a holiday cheese board. 1½ cups raw sunflower seeds 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1½ cups thinly sliced mushrooms (about…

Silky Chocolate Pie

Silky Chocolate Pie

Silky Chocolate Pie This recipe was published in the first Thirteen Moons cookbook and has been updated. Louise first tasted this luscious, creamy delight at an International Women’s Day event. No one will guess it contains tofu. Crust 1½ cups pecans or walnuts 6 tbsp…