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chard quinoa salad

Chard and Quinoa Salad

This chard and quinoa salad is a great, healthful recipe perfect for picnics and potlucks. Even my children are big fans. It can also be found on page 143 of my cookbook,  The Warm Kitchen. Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 3 tablespoons pine nuts or sunflower seeds (or both) 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 onion, […]

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What happened on my 21-Day Sugar Detox

  So, I made it! I survived three weeks of a sugar detox. I didn’t really think I could do it. For some reason, it seemed out of my reach. I mean, how could I possibly not eat bread, pizza, cookies, PASTA, or have a glass of wine for three weeks? I think the key […]

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Paleo Meatball Stroganoff

Paleo Meatball Stroganoff

Here you’ll find a Paleo adaptation from a recipe in The Warm Kitchen. I’ve been experimenting with Paleo a lot more  lately and I find that it’s a way of eating that really resonates with me. You can expect to hear more about my adventures with Paleo in an upcoming blog post, but in the […]

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paleo banana bread

Best Paleo Banana Bread

I do a lot of experimenting in the kitchen. Some times things just don’t work. You don’t hear too much about those. And some times I hit it out of the park. Well, this is the case with this recipe. I found the right balance of sweet, moistness, and banana flavor with no grains, gluten, or […]

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Paleo vegetable lasagna

Eggplant zucchini bolognese paleo lasagna

If anyone knows me, they know that when I’m in the kitchen, sometimes I just make stuff up. Take tonight for example. I am currently following the 21 Day Sugar Detox* (21DSD) from Diane Sanfilippo. She has a recipe in the 21DSD cookbook* for a veggie lasagne. I would say that was my inspiration for this […]

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gluten-free gingerbread

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookie Recipe (Dairy-Free, too!)

Generally when I see pictures of gingerbread cookies, I know they are off limits. So, along with recipes for many of my other favorite holiday cookies, I have one for a gluten-free gingerbread. These are really easy to make and can be made dairy-free and vegan. If you can tolerate dairy, simply use a stick […]

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Pie slice

The Best Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pie recipe and Bob’s Gluten-Free Pie Crust review

If you have had any trouble making a dairy-free crust, I’m here to help. The explanations  below are lengthy but I explain what to do and not do when making a gluten-free AND dairy-free pie crust. You can skip straight to my gluten-free, dairy-free pumpkin pie recipe but the details are below. This might sound […]

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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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"Spanish Style" Ancient Harvest Gluten-Free Grains

Ancient Harvest Review

Once dietary staples of the various civilizations described in our children’s history books, ancient grains are making a comeback. And the good news is they’re not only packed with valuable nutrition, six out of nine of them are naturally gluten free. Ancient Harvest recently sent me a few samples. The “Spanish Style” blend of Quinoa, […]

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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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