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Mashed cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower and 52 New Foods book review

When Jennifer Tyler Lee asked me to be a part of the blogger challenge for her new book, The 52 New Foods Challenge, I was excited to help. Jennifer and I met a few years ago, realizing we had a similar passion when it comes to feeding our families healthy foods. She is also the […]

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GF Chicken Cordon Bleu

Gluten-Free Chicken Cordon Bleu

If you are looking for a family-friendly dish that can also be transformed to an elegant dinner party, this gluten-free chicken cordon bleu is the one. If your children don’t like the idea of mustard, leave the Dijon cream sauce off and you have something which can make everyone happy. If your kids don’t like the […]

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Lunch is ready to go!

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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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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10 Ways your children can help in the kitchen

I was looking at some of the photos in my upcoming cookbook, The Warm Kitchen, and stopped on the page with my daughter’s hand helping with the gluten-free tortillas. I looked at it and recalled she and I making one of her favorite dishes. It got me thinking about how important it is to have […]

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Healthy Lunch Challenge

When I was asked to create an example of a healthy gluten-free lunch for the ladies of Easy Lunch Boxes and Crunch a Color, I jumped at the chance. It was easy for me because this is what I (try to) do 5 days a week. I have been using Kelly Lester’s Easy Lunch Boxes […]

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Gluten-free pumpkin muffin

Pumpkin Pie Muffins (gluten-free and regular)

There’s not much to say about these delicious muffins! This recipe will be in my cookbook. One of the testers said “My daughter said they tasted like pumpkin pie. And my little guy couldn’t help himself from stealing fistfuls of the ones we were trying to save for his daddy.” You can easily call them […]

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Gluten free and dairy free Caesar salad dressing recipe

  Think outside the sandwich with Caesar salad! Running out of gluten-free and dairy-free lunch ideas for your kids’ lunchboxes? This can be a particular challenge when most traditional options revolve around bread and cheese. Of course you can always use gluten-free bread to make the traditional turkey or peanut butter and jelly, but why […]

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Green smoothies: The new fun way to drink your veggies!

   Thank you to Hilary Greenleaf for the complimentary e-book for use in this review. Author Hilary Greenleaf brings new meaning to the idea of drinking your troubles away. She asked me if I’d review her latest book, The New Green Smoothie Diet, and I must say Greenleaf really pours on advice and nutritious recipes […]

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Jessica Alba; a mom with “All the Time in the World”

Jessica Alba with co-stars in Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D In talking to actress Jessica Alba, you get a sense of a down-to-earth mother who gives a high priority to her family. In a phone interview she gave recently to a group of other mom/family bloggers, she said that she […]

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