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Review: New GF NuGo Nutrition Dark Chocolate Bars

Chocolate is one of my favorite foods.  There aren’t many things that I will turn down if they have some kind of chocolate in or on them, gluten-free, of course.  NuGo Nutrition has some of the best protein bars on the market and they just made two more of their Dark Chocolate bars gluten-free!  The [...]

Recipe: Pumpkin Shrimp Pasta

A short time ago I had the pleasure of reviewing a pumpkin pasta sauce.  I love all things pumpkin and this sauce is no different! Since my first taste, I have been dreaming up new ways to use this pasta and my latest creation is paired with shrimp. 

Pumpkin Shrimp Pasta* 2 oz [...]

Halloween Weekly Menu Plan–October 28, 2012

BRR! It was 80+ degrees on Thursday and it is very chilly and windy here in Ohio. While we aren’t in the direct path of Sandy, we are definitely feeling some of the effects. Halloween may be very cold and possibly snowy. If you are anywhere in the path of this nasty storm, please stay [...]

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Weekly Menu Plan – October 22, 2012

Welcome to the last full week of October! If you haven’t already done so, please make sure to enter to win the EVOL Foods giveaway – it ends in 2 days!! Yesterday I ran in the Nationwide Columbus Half Marathon and had a blast. I will have a race recap up soon, but must tell [...]

National Gluten-Free Month Giveaway: evol. bowls

Sorry for being MIA for the better part of the week. I had every intention of getting this giveaway up a few days ago and it just didn’t happen. My marathon week, that was supposed to be somewhat calm and laid back, turned into a whirlwind that was kicked off by my having an allergic [...]

Thanksgiving Chat: Stuffing/Dressing

One of the first things I worried about when I started the gluten-free diet was my beloved Thanksgiving Day stuffing. Some people call it dressing, whatever, I call it delicious! I have tried many different bread options for the dish – gluten-free bread, gluten-free cornbread and most recently Canyon Bakehouse gluten-free bread.

Canyon Bakehouse [...]

Weekly Menu Plan–October 15, 2012

The other day I shared the information about Crunch thinkThin bars being involved in the recent round of peanut recalls.  I have since found out that another popular gluten-free bar has also been added to the list: PureFit Peanut Butter Crunch Bars.  More information:

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Please make sure to check your supply if you [...]

Recall: Crunch thinkThin Bars

The recent recalls involving peanuts and peanut products from Sunland have me concerned.  I eat a lot of peanut products – peanut butter, granola with peanuts, protein bars.  The products from Sunland are being recalled due to possible contamination with Salmonella.  Salmonella is a common bacterial infection that affects the GI tract and can be [...]

Gluten-Free or Not? Wine.

It was once again brought to my attention that while the majority of wine is gluten-free, it may be aged in oak barrels that are sealed with wheat paste.  According to a recent study by Tricia Thompson, MS, RD and contributors Amy Jones, MS, RD, Lisa Almenoff, MS, RD, Luke Emerson-Mason (Bia Diagnostics), Thomas Grace [...]