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Gluten Free in Maui

I seem to get asked quite often about how to eat gluten-free in Maui. My family is lucky enough to have visited a number of times. As with many vacation spots, the availability of gluten-free foods on the island of Maui has continued to increase, making it easier than ever. I think one reason this […]

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Gluten Free Irish Soda Bread

Whether you are getting ready to make a corned beef and cabbage dinner for St. Patrick’s Day or just like the taste of this caraway seed-raisin filled quick bread, this gluten free Irish soda bread is sure to please. The recipe can easily be adapted for dairy-free diners as well. Enjoy!   Gluten-Free Irish Soda […]

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gluten-free smores brownies

Gluten-free dairy-free s’mores brownie recipe

I am very appreciative that, as a blogger, I occasionally am bestowed products for tasting and testing. It happened that one day, as I was getting ready for a dinner party, I wanted to make something that would be 1. easy, 2. something everyone would like, and 3. did not involve shopping for ingredients.   […]

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Eating Gluten Free in Disneyland

My family and I recently went to Disneyland in California. The good news is that we stayed safe; no reactions for us. I did quite a bit of research before as well. What you should expect is that almost every restaurant on the property can probably give you something. Eating gluten-free in Disneyland is easier […]

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Egg Substitutions for The Warm Kitchen cookbook

Often when meeting people who buy my book, I learn that besides gluten and dairy, many people also cannot have eggs. There is a chapter in The Warm Kitchen on Common Substitutions in the front of the book but this may not be sufficient. The following is a list, by recipe, with my recommendations for the […]

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Top 10 Tips for Packing School Lunches

Coming up with creative (and healthful) lunches for your little ones to take to school with them can be a challenge. Throw in a food intolerance or two and you can be left feeling doubly defeated. Trust me, I’ve been there.  In my house, my 10-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter are on a gluten and dairy-free […]

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4 tips for traveling gluten-free

Are you looking to have one last adventure before school starts and you and the kids go back to your usual routine? Whether you’re road tripping it or flying some place far away, it can sometimes feel a little overwhelming to have to deal with dietary restrictions when you’re away from home. To help lend […]

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10 Things you might not know about celiac disease

May is Celiac Disease Awareness month. You probably hear a lot about celiac disease but how much do you know? Do you think gluten-free is blown out of proportion? Are some people eating this way as a fad? Maybe. But the reality is not many people understand what celiac disease is and how important it […]

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The best gluten-free chicken tenders

Without a doubt, these are better than anything I or my children have ever had in a restaurant! Well, in my humble opinion, that is. When I make these, I make a double batch. We use half for the meal and I either freeze the rest or use it for lunches or leftovers. You can […]

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Dairy-free cooking tips

Whether you eat dairy-free out of choice or necessity, you’ll find different substitutes out there based on what you’re making. I cook and bake gluten and dairy-free for my family and I.  While I refer to the substitutions as dairy-free, it’s actually casein that we’re avoiding. Casein is the protein found in milk that many […]

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