Tag Archives: Dairy Free

Pineapple Sweet Potatoes

Pineapple Sweet Potatoes - I Say Nomato Nightshade Free Food Blog
Pineapple Sweet Potatoes are a Thanksgiving classic at our house. Mashed with brown sugar and baked in the oven, they're satisfying, with a hint of warmer climes.  I have a secret love for vintage recipes. Not just any vintage recipes, but the weird ones that must have been invented by some sort of evil '60s Stepford… Read More

Apple Cider Bread – #appleweek

Apple Cider Bread - I Say Nomato
Apple Cider bread baked using fresh, locally brewed apple cider for a hearty loaf!  If you ever come and visit Nova Scotia, you'll notice that our winery and craft beer industry is BOOMING. Seriously. There's a listing of all the places you can go. It's called the Good Cheer Trail. There's a passport! with STAMPS!… Read More

Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto is not for the faint of heart! Full of garlic zing, it goes perfectly on pasta or pizza!
Garlic Scape Pesto is not for the faint of heart! Full of garlic zing, it goes perfectly on pasta or pizza!  This is a continuation of my local Nova Scotia food series! These garlic scapes are so fresh and beautiful, they usually are cut around the beginning of July to really let that garlic bud… Read More

Whisky and Apple Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Crispy Maple Leaf bacon wrapped around tender scallops, barbecued on skewers with slices of apple and drizzled with a whisky and balsamic vinegar.
Crispy Maple Leaf Canadian Craft Canadian Whisky and Apple Bacon wrapped around tender scallops, barbecued on skewers with slices of apple and drizzled with a whisky and balsamic vinegar. This is a continuation of my local Nova Scotia food series (though slightly out of season!).  This post is sponsored by Maple Leaf Canadian Craft. All opinions… Read More

Nightshade Free Ramen

This homemade Nightshade Free Ramen is exploding with flavour!
Here in rural Nova Scotia, it's pretty much a miracle if there's a restaurant around that's not a) Mom & Pop Fish and Chips, b) Pizza, c) Pub Style (as long as you serve fish and chips...) or d) ... I'm having a hard time thinking of a d option. But lo and behold, there… Read More

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Decadent, rich Double Chocolate Chip Cookies. The stuff dreams are made of!
If you make any food at all in your house, you know that there comes a time in every relationship when you must attempt the impossible: Make your partner's favourite recipe from when they were a kid. Ah yes, that macaroni casserole laced with summer picnic nostalgia, that pie whose smell wafts through the halls… Read More

Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Crispy bacon wrapped around sweet dates, these babies are the perfect appetizer! Bacon Wrapped Dates - I Say Nomato Nightshade Free Food Blog
In the little town where I went to university, there is a pub that makes THE BEST burgers I have ever eaten. Seriously, on all our travels I could find nothing to fill the hole that burger left in my heart. It’s the kind of burger that you pick up and everything falls off because… Read More

Roast Chicken and Rice Soup

Roast Chicken and Rice Soup - I Say Nomato Nightshade Free Food Blog
One of the things that I love most about food is how it is so woven in to our sense of self. Food is not just something we eat, for many of us it is so much more than that. Every bite has a memory attached, whether it be the smell, the texture, the taste. Even… Read More