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Weekly Menu Plan – January 24, 2010

What a change in weather we are having here! The temperature today is in the 50s (no, that is not a typo). It is pouring & we are having wind gusts up to 20 MPH. While I am happy that there is no sub-zero temps right now, I am a little bummed that today’s weather [...]

Gluten-free Tweet-Up

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting up with some great gluten-free friends at Panera Bread. Most of us had met up last year at Z Pizza for a gluten-free pizza party. Amy, of Simply Sugar & Gluten-free, was in town visiting family with her husband, Joe. Jay, from The Gluten-free Post was there, as [...]

Product Review: Squirrel’s Bakery Cookie Bars

I had the pleasure of sampling some great tasting cookie bars from Squirrel’s Bakery this past week. Alexander, the corporate director, sent me some complimentary samples. I recieved Cinnamon Chocolate Chip & Coconut Chocolate Chip. Squirrel’s Bakery was founded in 2009 and is located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. You can find their products in these [...]

Product Review: Shabtai Gourmet

The wonderful people at Shabtai Gourmet sent me some complimentary samples a few weeks back. They really have quite the product line. Shabtai Gourment is run by Shabtai! He learned the art of baking from his father over 30 years ago & has been baking ever since. All of the ingredients that pass through their [...]

Gluten-free Bits & Pieces

Lots of interesting bits & pieces floating around the net in the past few days, so I thought I would write up a summary.

Amazon is running a special on all kinds of gluten-free foods. Make sure to check them out!

If you haven’t read this article, you must. It talks about a company that [...]

Review: Everybody Eats Products

A week or so back, I was sent some complimentary products from Everybody Eats. Everybody Eats is located in Brooklyn, NY and is run by Pedro Arroba & Bruce Bassman. Pedro was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in his twenties. Bruce has a catering background, so together, he & Pedro set out to make delicious gluten-free [...]

Product Review: Grain Free JK Gourmet

Back in December, Grain Free JK Gourmet sent me some complimentary products to sample. They sent me 2 different kinds of granola, biscotti & some almond flour. JK Gourmet is located in Canada and was started by Jodi Bager. After Jodi was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, she started to look for a drug free way [...]

Gluten-free Cream Filled Doughnuts

Make these doughnuts to quiet your craving for those Krispy Kremes that you can’t have. 

Doughnuts

3/4 cup milk, scalded

1/4 cup of water – for yeast

1 large egg

1 tsp baking powder

3 tsp xanthan gum

1 stick of butter, melted

1/2 cup tapioca flour

1 cup sorghum flour

1/2 [...]

Super Bowl XLIV – Snack Ideas

The 2010 Super Bowl will be on February 7th.  Am I excited about it?  Not so much, but I am excited for the snacks and the commercials!  Super Bowl Sunday = fun snacks!  I have a handful that I love to make, including Buffalo Chicken Dip, Fruit Skewers with Dip, Shrimp Cocktail & Nachos.  After [...]

Beef Recall

Just saw this come across Twitter and figured it would be a good way to test out the new site.

390 tons of US Ground Beef was recalled.

“The beef was produced by Huntington Meat Packing Inc of Montebello, California, and shipped mainly to California outlets, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s food safety arm said”

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