Recipe Index

All recipes on The Canary Files are gluten-free and dairy-free, nearly all are refined sugar-free and soy-free, and most are vegan and nut-free.  Below I've organized the recipes by course/type, and responding to recent requests, there is now also a Filipino recipe section that will continue to grow considerably.

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Spreads/Dips/Salsas (oh my):

Chipotle Spiced Pumpkin Hummus


Cabbage Stew with Potato, Carrot, & Ginger (Tinolang Repolyo)
Chicken & Ginger Rice Porridge (Lugaw)
Coconut Stew with Squash, Green Beans, & Shrimp (Ginataan)
Crimini Mushroom Tom Kha
Curried Lentil & Mung Bean Soup
Mediterranean Lentil & Chickpea Soup
Red Lentil and Acorn Squash Soup
Red Lentil and Sun Dried Tomato Soup
Vegetable Congee 
Vegetable Stock  
Watermelon Soup with Cucumber & Daikon
White Bean, Sweet Potato, & Kale Soup with Rosemary

Marinated White Beans & Mushrooms


Arugula Salad with Grapefruit & Avocado
Bitter Melon Salad (Ampalaya Salad)
Dandelions with Green Apple, Fennel, & Seaweed
Herbed Fruit Salad with Cucumbers 
Kale & Black-Eyed Pea Salad 
Massaged Kale Salad with Daikon & Sunflower Sprouts
Panzanella with Golden Beets & Brussels Sprouts
Quinoa Lentil Salad
Quinoa Salad with Seared Zucchini & Chickpeas
Seared Baby Bok Choy with Blood Orange Citronette
Sauteed Purple Cabbage with Curry
Steamed Kale with Roasted Vegetables

Massaged Kale Salad

Side Dishes/Accompaniments: 

Cranberry Compote with Blueberries
Garlic Fried Rice (Siningag)
Mashed Rutabagas
Pickled Apple & Carrot Relish (Atsara)
Rhubarb Ginger Compote
Roasted Acorn Squash
Roasted Honey Mustard Brussels Sprouts
Roasted Sweet Potato/Yam
Sauteed Quinoa with Pine Nuts & Apricots 
Sticky Rice with Mung Beans  
Whipped Parsnips

Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Entrees/Main Courses:

Braised Red Chard and Chickpeas
Chilled Spicy Buckwheat Noodles (Bibim Naengmyeon)
Collard Greens 'Fettucine' with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce
Eggless Meatloaf  
Radicchio Cups with Roasted Mushrooms & Lentils 
Sauteed Mung Beans (Ginisang Munggo)
Stir-Fried Noodles (Pancit Bihon)
Strata with Balsamic Onions, Tomato, & Spinach
Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash 

Curried Flour Tortillas

Breakfasty Things:

Chai-Spiced Pancakes
Basic Crepes
Curried Flour Tortillas 
Garam Masala Spiced Granola
Garlic Fried Rice (Siningag)
Maple Nut Granola Clusters
Pumpkin Millet Porridge
Pumpkin Teff Porridge with Star Anise

Spicy Molasses Fig Cookies


Almond Butter Apple Cookies
Banana Peanut Butter Cupcakes
Black Sesame Teff Shortbread Cookies
Blueberry Pine Nut Oatmeal Cookies
Cornmeal Thumbprint Cookies 
Coconut Caramel Cocoa Nib Cookies with Sea Salt
Fennel & Cracked Pepper Sugar Cookies 
Granola Cookies with Candied Ginger & Raisins
Peanut Butter Cookies
Rosemary Lemon Shortbread Cookies
Salted Oatmeal Cherry Cookies
Sis' Spice Cookies 
Spicy Molasses Fig Cookies


Carob Hemp Brownie Bites
Marbled Banana Walnut Brownies 

Marbled Sweet Potato Muffins


Amaranth Muffins with Sambal & Scallions
Banana Bread
Marbled Spiced Sweet Potato Muffins 
Pumpkin Apple Quickbread


Coconut Millet Cake
Lavender Angel Food Cupcakes with Blueberries
Orange Almond Polenta Cake  
Yellow Cupcakes with Kiwi & Sultanas 

Frozen Desserts:

Cantaloupe Ginger Granita
Lychee Coconut "Ice Cream"

Lychee Coconut "Ice Cream"

Misc. Sweet Things:

Avocado Icing
Cinnamon & Star Anise Popovers 
Coconut Date Truffles
Coconut Chia Pudding
Peach Cobbler with Raspberries & Basil
Pumpkin Millet Porridge
Sticky Black Rice Cake (Biko)
Sweet Basil Citronette   
Sweet Potato Chia Pudding 
Sweet Coconut Milk Stew with Yams and Fruit (Ginataang Halo-Halo)
Tartlettes with Cashew Cream & Fig Puree

Savory Spiced Crackers

Savory Baked Goods:

Curried Flour Tortillas 
Mediterranean Soda Bread 
Savory Spiced Crackers
Sesame Shiso Biscuits

Coconut Water Limeade

Juices/Agua Frescas:

Coconut Water Limeade with Ginger & Mint
Horchata Agua Fresca
Raw Blood Orange, Carrot, Turmeric Juice
Raw Carrot, Orange, Beet Juice
Raw Apple, Celery, Spinach Juice
Shandy with Berries
Spirulina Pineapple Juice with Ginger & Herbs

Strawberry Cherry Smoothie


Cucumber Avocado Smoothie
Five Spiced Pear Ginger Lassi
Smoothie with Fruits & Greens
Strawberry Cherry Smoothie with Cocoa Nibs
Watermelon Mango Chiller with Ginger & Mint


Ginger Tea (Salabat)
Mulled Ginger Hibiscus Tea

Pancit Bihon (Stir-Fried Noodles)

Filipino Recipes:

Bitter Melon Salad (Ampalaya Salad)
Cabbage Stew with Potato, Carrot, & Ginger (Tinolang Repolyo)
Chicken & Ginger Rice Porridge (Lugaw) 
Coconut Stew with Squash, Green Beans, & Shrimp
Filipino Spring Rolls (Lumpiang Sariwa) 
Garlic Fried Rice (Siningag)
Ginger Tea (Salabat)
Pickled Apple & Carrot Relish (Atsara)
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Garlic (inspired by Pritong Mani)
Sauteed Mung Beans (Ginisang Munggo)  
Sticky Black Rice Cake (Biko)
Stir-Fried Noodles (Pancit Bihon)
Sweet Coconut Milk Stew with Yams & Fruit (Ginataang Halo-Halo)

Thank you and Enjoy!