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National Grilled Cheese Day–Gluten-Free Style

Who doesn’t like a cheesy, gooey grilled cheese sandwich?  You may choose to stick with the childhood favorite basic version or venture into more gourmet versions.  There is no better way to celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day – April 12th – so here was my lunch:

I had plans to make a Caprese Style [...]

Recipe: Gluten-Free Chocolate Toffee Cookies

Back in December I had the chance to sample and review some phenomenal baked goods from Harvard Sweet Boutique. Aside from the absolutely adorable packaging, the baked goods were out of this world! More about Harvard Sweet Boutique:

Harvard Sweet Boutique was founded in January, 2007, by Susan George. Her passion for fine baking and [...]

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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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 [...]

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 [...]

Healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks & Treats

Valentine’s Day is notorious for including treats that may be rich and decadent.  Those treats don’t have to be loaded with fat and sugar to taste good, though.  Guiding Stars’ expert chef, Erin Dow, has created the following Valentine’s Day recipes that are both delicious, nutritious and gluten-free. 

Black Bean Brownies

Erythritol [...]

San-J Weeknight Dinner Recipes & Giveaway

I talk about how stressful weeknight meals are on a regular basis. Some weeks I do better at planning in advance than others. When I am having a particularly busy and stressful week we end up with more takeout than I would like, but with these recipes from Carol Kicinski, I hope to avoid that [...]

The Big Game

Today is the day – the day footballs fans have been waiting for – the big game!  I am not a football fan, so today is more about the cool new commercials or the fun food than the game itself.  The half time show is always entertaining as well. 

Are you hosting at [...]

Guest Blogger Recipe: Southwestern Fajita Quiche

Southwestern Fajita Quiche

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day—it jumpstarts your metabolism and gets your brain ready for the day. But when your breakfasts consist of the same old cereal, bagels or granola bars every morning, it’s easy for the most important meal of your day to turn [...]