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Keen on Quinoa

The first time I tried quinoa a few years back, I wasn’t too “keen” on it.  I can’t remember where I purchased it, but I know that I cooked it like I do brown rice, only I didn’t rinse it.  Back in those days I was just cooking my brown rice in water, so [...]

Is Wine Gluten-Free?

I love wine. I don’t drink wine to get drunk; I drink wine because I love the taste & the experience the flavor lends to a good meal. When I first started the gluten-free diet over six years ago, I mourned the passing of my beloved Amstel Light, but was somewhat comforted with the [...]

Wordless Wednesday

Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2012 has arrived!  Today I plan to make a surprise dinner for Aaron & the kids – something they all love and I don’t make nearly enough – lasagna.  I may whip up some brownies or cookies for dessert, but the kids have candy, so I am not sure that is necessary.  [...]

Review: Yoplait Lactose-Free Yogurt

Guess what? You guys are my guinea pigs! I am going to share my first vlog, or video blog today. Please be gentle on me – I have a serious “um” issue and don’t really like to hear myself talk! LOL!

I can’t watch it again, or I might not share it with you [...]

Review: Popcorn Indiana Limited Edition

I had the pleasure of receiving two of the four limited edition flavors from Popcorn Indiana to review on Friday.  The caramel popcorn and the dark fudge chocolate chip kettlecorn arrived just before dinner time, so I sat it nicely on the counter, resisting temptation to skip dinner & dive right in. 

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Review: Black Diamond Gizmo Headlamp

Last fall I bought a headlamp to light the way on my predawn neighborhood runs.  I did this partially so that I could avoid tripping or stepping on frogs (yes, I have encountered a few along my early summer morning runs) and also so I was easier to see.  My colder weather gear – [...]

Rudi’s Gluten-Free Giveaway

What is the best way to get rid of the winter blahs? Free stuff! Rudi’s Gluten-Free is doing “30 Days of Gluten Freebies” right now, so don’t miss out on your chance to score some really cool stuff to perk you right up! More about “Gluten Freebies”:

Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery is on a mission [...]

Product Review: Nueva Cocina

I love rice. I love all kinds of rice, but I was especially excited when I received these products from Nueva Cocina to review.

“Our delicious and versatile Nueva Cocina®Rice Mixes blend traditional Latin flavors with 100% natural ingredients. Nothing artificial, Gluten Free, no MSG or preservatives!”

I loved that the mixes were [...]

Jennie-O Gluten-Free Giveaway

I have long been a fan of Jennie-O ground turkey and many of their other products. I cook a lot with the ground turkey using it for burgers, tacos, lasagna & much more.

One of my favorite ways to eat Jennie-O ground turkey is in a huge taco salad. In addition to seasoned [...]