24 October 2013

Gluten Free Frozen Pizza


I'm not a huge fan of frozen foods, but when I saw that Thrifty Foods
(Owned by Sobey's) now carries Gluten Free Pizza, I had to try it out!


Gluten Free 8-inch Margherita Frozen Pizza


$4.99 and sweetened with cane sugar, with no added milk ingredients


There were no baking instructions so I guestimated the 
oven temperature for 380 Fahrenheit for 15-20 minutes 


In the oven you go my friend...


Tip: Spray the baking sheet with oil before so it doesn't break in half like mine did!


This pizza passed my taste test and was extremely flavourful and savory, yet light and 
airy at the same time. I'm more of a thick-crust girl so I was surprised with the results!


Question: What is your favorite frozen pizza brand?

06 October 2013

The Noodle Box


When I finally caught on that The Noodle Box caters to food allergies by offering 
gluten free (and vegan) options, I couldn't miss another chance to grab take-out


We might call this the "Roodle" rice/noodle combination :)


Gluten Free Version: Rice noodles, garlic, peppers, stir-fried chicken 
slices, Asian greens, sprouts, and black bean sauce with just a bit of sesame


And a cute little lime wedge on top


It was still piping hot when I opened the box, perfect!


Digging down for the rice noodle goodness...


I couldn't have been more impressed or satisfied with this meal. I loved the adorable 
and clever take-out box the food is presented in, and that it kept the product insulated 
to retain optimal heat. The flavours concluded a clever mix of bold, mildly spicy, robust 
with a modest, fresh and light tone. Basically, I couldn't put my fork down!


The Noodle Box on Urbanspoon


2 BIG THUMBS UP!

05 October 2013

"Oink, Oink!" Magnets


Would you like to have a cute magnet like this on your fridge? What am
 I saying, of course you do! But first, you'll have to make it...and here's how:


Animal Farm Pig Magnets
created by Snacking Squirrel

Materials: 
1. A regular craft-sized piece of pink foam paper
2. An additional black piece of foam paper (optional)
4. Scissors
5. Pair of googly-eyes


The 1st, front body, goes over the 2nd piece, which then is topped by piece 3


And "Voila!"


The fun part comes next when 2 small googly eyes 
are glued on to our pink foam pig just above the 'snout' 


The snout needs just one more thing...


...gluing on 2 black nostrils cut out of black foam paper


After drying for a couple hours I couldn't wait any longer decided to add the magnetic backing. I used CraftMedley's Photo Magnetic Sheet, for just $1.25 at A Buck Or Two


First measure and cut out a square piece of the mag


Then peel back the paper backing


And gently stick on to the backside of our piggy, hehe


Wait overnight, or about 7-8 hours, before adding the 
magnetic back to the pig, or even before adding the googly eyes
...this would ensure proper adhesion of the sticker to the foam


Then slap that baby on the fridge and showcase your cuteness for the world to see :)


Happy Oinking!