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MCSVille: A Canary Safe Sanctuary

Guest post by Laura Canary

Since I could not sleep, I thought I would bake a gingerbread house for our Christmas party. When I still could not sleep, I got carried away and baked enough to piece together this whole gingerbread village.

MCS ES gingerbread village kit 2(image for inspirational purposes only)

But, what to call it?
Canary City? Sansparfumville? Beneficidale? Healington? MCSville? Magic Canary Sanctuary?

Welcome to our Magic Canary Sanctuary, or MCSville!

See all the houses! They are all built MCS safe, to accommodate all Canaries in need.

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Chick Pea Flour Pizza and Pie

I was very happy to finally find organic chick pea flour in Ontario, after looking for years, since every now and again, I want something like pizza and pie!

Gluten free, organic pizza and pie

pizza!

pizza!

This recipe was originally just a pan bread recipe with rosemary, so if you wish, you can keep it plain and bake it for the full 30 minutes without adding any toppings!

The crust is more like a cookie or pie crust than a pizza crust, but that doesn’t bother me in the least!

My toppings have consisted mostly of cooked mashed squash or sweet potato and / or greens like zucchini, spinach or chard because tomatoes don’t agree with me.  Sometimes I mix in or top with crumbled goat cheese, but I can’t have cheese nearly as often as I’d like or I risk sensitizing to it again, so I must practice restraint.

If you can eat tomatoes and regular cheeses, but just have to avoid gluten, you can go that route too.

Here’s the recipe for the crust
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