Tag Archives: gluten free

Sweet Potato Hodge Podge

Sweet Potato Hodge Podge - I Say Nomato
Sweet Potato Hodge Podge is a comforting, hearty dish packed with fresh summer vegetables from the garden. Boiled and with added cream, it's even better the day after you make it!  Hodge Podge is one of those classically Nova Scotia recipes that's different depending on who you talk to. Everyone's got their grandmother's recipe, bestowed upon them on… 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

3 Ingredient No-Churn Strawberry Ice Cream

Easy 3 Ingredient No-Churn Strawberry Ice Cream is a sweet way to enjoy those beautiful, fresh berries!
This 3 Ingredient No-Churn Strawberry Ice Cream is a sweet celebration of summer. With fresh puréed strawberries straight from the garden, it's an easy and delicious way to enjoy the season! It's Strawberry Week at I Say Nomato! Strawberries are one of my favourites, and in keeping with my local recipe series, I can think… Read More

Chicago Style Popcorn

Half of the enjoyment of watching a movie is the popcorn! This recipe for Chicago Style Popcorn is loaded with caramel and, yes, cheese for a fantastic and addictive snack! The bowl will be empty before you know it!
Movies have always been a big deal in my house. At least once a month we'd have movie nights, and the whole tribe of us would pile into the TV room.  I'm sure there was more than one bruise over the battle to get one of the precious few couch seats! (Sorry, younger siblings, but the older… Read More

Mint Chocolate Macarons

These Mint Chocolate Macarons are simply heaven in one bite. Chewy, delicate heaven.
Well my friends, it seems I have met my match at last. Really, I should have known these wouldn’t be that easy. From the verb “avoir” to the Eiffel Tower, the French never make anything easy. I was lured into a false sense of security by those deceivingly light-hearted and encouraging tutorial videos and blog… Read More

Roasted Garlic Chickpeas

These Roasted Garlic Chickpeas are perfect for an easy, hot snack! With lots of kick, they're sure to brighten your afternoon!
How do you cook with chickpeas? I honestly don’t know. Or garbanzo beans???? They are also a mystery. (Ha. Ha.) I swear if I were ever in a cooking competition and they revealed the next challenge as make something – anything! with chickpeas, I would have to quit right there. Hands thrown in the air,… Read More

Chocolate Fudge Sauce Video!

This 5 Minute Chocolate Fudge Sauce is the perfect smooth, rich topping for any sundae. Perfect for Valentine's Day!
I'm sharing with you my latest project, VIDEO RECIPES!  Today's recipe is my 5 Minute Chocolate Fudge Sauce video - but FASTER! You'll love the quick changes that make this recipe only 4 minutes instead of 5. You'll also notice on the sidebar there's a new youtube button with all my other social links. It will… Read More

Hearty Winter Butternut Squash Soup

This Hearty Winter Butternut Squash Soup recipe will stick to your ribs! It's thick and creamy and ohhh so delicious!
There’s a picture that’s been floating around our little Maritime nook of the internet, on Facebook, on twitter. It's an infamous picture of a stack of wilted, withering cauliflower at the grocery store with a sign reading '$7.99 each' underneath it. Another picture is of cucumbers - $3 each. Lettuce, spinach, $6.00. Canada, it seems,… Read More

I Wish it Were Spring Rolls

I Wish it Were Spring Rolls - I Say Nomato Nightshade Free Food Blog
Actually, do you know what? No, no I don’t. Wish it were spring, that is. It was -10 degrees outside this morning (14°F), and as I was scraping the ice off the car all I could think about was how gorgeous it was. Last night’s inches of snow were light and fluffy, and everything was… Read More