Cinnamon Raisin Toast “Fries” with Raspberry “Ketchup”

Back to school is approaching quickly and this time of year begs the question, “what healthy after school snack can I serve my kids?” There’s always the good ol’ veggie platter, but why not make your table a little more exciting with some faux fries! These crispy sticks can be dipped in a delicious raspberry jam, making a tasty treat for those hungry kids as they come home from a long day at school. Hey, why not add these “fries” to your fruit platter at your next barbecue? Why should the kids have all the fun?! Cinnamon Raisin Toast “Fries”…

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Old Fashioned Dulce de Leche Chocolate Bread Pudding

I know it’s summer and everyone is all about fruit desserts. But I love a good, old fashioned bread pudding because it’s fast, satisfying, and can be made ahead for entertaining with ease. You can also modify this dessert to suit your needs. Heck, you can even add chopped strawberries or peaches along with quality vanilla ice cream to finish it off.  If that doesn’t say summer, I don’t know what does! Old Fashioned Dulce de Leche Chocolate Bread Pudding Ingredients 1 Queen Street Bakery White Bean and Grape Skin loaf, (toast the 12 slices and cut into 1” squares)…

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Tuscan Bread Salad

Whenever I smell tomatoes off the vine and basil, I think of the Tuscan sun! When you pair those awesome summer tastes with other seasonal goodness, and then top it off with these glorious croutons, you have a company worthy meal that will bring everyone to the patio this summer! Tuscan Bread Salad Ingredients Croutons 4 Queen Street Bakery Artisan Buns 2 tablespoons Olive Oil Dressing 1/2 cup Olive Oil 1/2 cup Grapeseed Oil (or other mild oil) 1 teaspoon Garlic, minced 2 tablespoons Italian Parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano 1/2 cup Red Wine Vinegar 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar Salt…

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Loaded Black Bean Burgers

The birds are chirping and spring is upon us. Do you know what that means?  Summer is following behind very quickly! And you’ll be so busy cleaning up your patio that you won’t have time to find that perfect meatless burger to serve to your vegetarian friends. Well, we’ve done the work for you! This is a hearty, high protein burger that will satisfy even the most intense carnivore. Make up a batch and keep some stashed away in your freezer for days when you need a quick afternoon lunch. Simply defrost it quickly in the microwave and then crisp…

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Springtime Quiche in Bread Cups

In a perfect world, every meal would contain “just the right amount” of each macronutrient (fat, protein and carbohydrate) and it would be easy to prepare. Furthermore, the ultimate recipe would have all of those things in one bite—a super delicious bite! Well, the search is over! I created the perfect meal in these cups-of-goodness, and each one is filled with yumminess. These quiche bread cups start with Queen Street Bakery’s White Bean and Millet Loaf (which can easily be substituted with their Romano Bean loaf) as the crust. Then they get layered with ham and filled with a quiche…

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4 Gluten-Free Sammies for Any Craving

Spring is here and now is the perfect time to start planning picnics, brunches and lunches with family and friends. And fresh, nourishing homemade sandwiches are a simple, yet tasty addition to any of these gatherings. Here are four sammies your loved ones will thank you for. 1. Savory Breakfast Sandwich with QSB White Bean & Millet Seed Sliced Loaf Enjoy the best ever breakfast sandwich by layering whipped herb cream cheese, over easy egg, sliced sausage or bacon, tomato and lettuce between two slices of lightly toasted QSB white bean & millet seed sliced loaf. This soft, chewy and…

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Overnight Stuffed Apple Pie French Toast

Isn’t French toast one of the most epic breakfast options?  We certainly think it is, and to make it even more epic we’ve stuffed it with homemade apple pie filling and our delicious cinnamon raisin bread.  If you’re planning a breakfast or brunch gathering anytime soon, make this dish! You can whip it up the night before so all you have to do in the morning is turn on the oven and make a pot of coffee! QSB Overnight Stuffed Apple Pie French Toast Ingredients 1 loaf Queen Street Bakery Cinnamon Raisin Loaf (crust removed) 4 cups Apples, peeled cored and diced…

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Classic French Onion Soup

When it’s blustery outside, fill you heart with joy and your tummy with goodness in the form a big, steaming bowl of hearty French onion soup! This classic is a favourite during the winter months when you can’t warm up fast enough. This soup, along with Queen Street Bakery’s toasted artisanal White Bean & Millet Seed loaf is a winner! The bread makes a great base for the gooey cheese, and it holds up to the soup without becoming a soppy mess like other breads! Try it for yourself…it will warm your heart and belly like nothing else! Note: For…

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Enjoy a Homemade Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day

Celebrating a gluten-free Valentine’s Day with a loved one? Instead of purchasing treats or dining out, why not make your own treats and dine in? After all, homemade is best made! You just need a little gluten-free knowledge and know-how. Here are some tips and an easy-peasy truffle recipe to show your sweetie how much you care. 1. Learn about gluten’s hiding spots and cross contamination If you are preparing a meal or treats for your sweetheart, it is important for you to verify that the ingredients you use are truly gluten free and free of any cross contamination. Ingredients…

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The Most Epic Vegetarian Muffuletta Sandwich

Have you ever heard of a muffuletta sandwich? If not, let me give you a brief history behind this super delicious sandwich! Its roots began in southern Italy (originally, muffuletta was a round sesame bread made in Sicily), but the sandwich going by the same name originated in New Orleans, Louisiana and was created by Italian immigrants.  The classic sandwich always includes an olive salad, but it is almost always meat-heavy! My version is lighter on the arteries (after all, it is January and we are trying to improve our eating habits, right?). I also changed how the sandwich is…

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