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Recipe: Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

Easter is less than a week away now.  What better way to celebrate than with a gluten-free carrot cake?  This cake does take a bit of time to make, but I promise it is well worth it! 

Carrot Cake

**Recipe courtesy of Betty Crocker’s New Cookbook, modified to be gluten-free by me

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Gluten-Free Protein-Packed Breakfast Sandwich

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  I am sure you have heard that before, right?  I used to skip breakfast and looking back now, I don’t know why I did that or how I made it through the morning.  Now wonder I was starving my 11:00 AM!  Now that I am older [...]

Canyon Bakehouse Giveaway & Kid-Friendly Recipes

Canyon Bakehouse offers a variety of gluten-free breads the whole family can enjoy. From Mountain White to Colorado Caraway, there is sure to be something for everyone. I quickly fell in love with the Colorado Caraway last year and can’t get over how much it resembles my favorite non-gluten-free rye bread.

Turkey, Provolone and [...]

Williams-Sonoma Weeknight Gluten-Free Giveaway

Williams-Sonoma is one of my favorite stores to hit when I visit the mall. I don’t always buy something when I visit, but I love “window shopping”. I could spend hours flipping through the cookbooks and checking out the nifty kitchen gadgets. Once Williams-Sonoma began offering gluten-free baking mixes, my visits became a lot more [...]

It’s Pi Day!

Today is 3-14, also known as Pi Day!  Pi is the Greek symbol used to represent a constant, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, which is approximately 3.14159*.  If you are like me and math isn’t your thing, celebrate Pi Day with gluten-free pie. 

Grandma’s Pumpkin Pie <—Jon [...]

Thai Kitchen Giveaway

Do you like Thai food? I don’t think I had really given it much of a shot until I started the gluten-free diet and I had to open my mind to new foods. While I had expanded my taste palate as I aged, Thai food was just one of those things that I hadn’t sampled. [...]

Weekly Menu Plan–March 3, 2013

As much as I was bummed to see that there was snow cover when I got up this morning, it was kind of cool to see these prints outside on our front walk when I headed out for my 3 mile recovery run.

A birdie!! I almost didn’t take the time to pull [...]

“The Perfect 10 Kookie” Karlie’s Kookies Giveaway

Have you heard about “The Perfect 10 Kookie” or Karlie’s Kookies? It is this amazing cookie kookie that was created by famed Momofuku Milk Bar pastry chef, Christina Tosi and her long-time friend and supermodel, Karlie Kloss. More about the kookie:

The Perfect 10 Kookie (see recipe below) is a delicious treat made with healthy, [...]

Easee Capresee Piecee

The 85th Academy Awards are tonight and what better way to enjoy the evening than with some fun gluten-free appetizers? Glutino recently introduced Gluten-Free Sea Salt Crackers that make a great base for many appetizer combinations. 

These crackers are awesome straight out of the box, but the Oscars are a time to get [...]

Almond Board Winning Recipes Giveaway

Almonds are naturally gluten-free and naturally yummy. I love to eat them by the handful, on salads and baked into my favortie recipes. I am excited to share the winning recipes of the Almond Board of California’s Nutrition Pros Know Best Almond Challenge, where nutrition professionals submitted their best almond-inspired recipes. I made both recipes [...]