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Braised Chicken with Prosciutto

It was my son’s birthday recently. When I asked what he wanted for dinner, he replied with “meat and mashed potatoes”. We were staying with friends so I needed to make something easy. The slow cooker came to mind. I poked around in their fridge and found some ingredients that looked promising. I had a vision […]

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Gluten Free Fluffy Pancakes

Have you ever craved gluten free fluffy pancakes? What if you have to avoid dairy as well? In our house-because of me-we eat food that is free from gluten and dairy. The combination becomes that much more difficult. This recipe, which is based off of a recipe from my book The Warm Kitchen, uses gluten-free (gf) ingredients […]

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Northwestern Gluten-Free Road Trip

This year, my family decided to take the year off to travel. We started by leaving our home in the San Francisco bay area in August 2017. This post is about our northwestern gluten-free road trip, from California to Colorado. I will be documenting the food and more interesting parts of our journey here. Check […]

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Why Use the Nima Sensor

People may ask: why use the Nima Sensor? If you have not heard of this little device with its sleek, discreet design, here’s the scoop. The Nima Sensor is a handheld device that can detect gluten in food or liquid (with some exceptions with both) as low as the general standard of 20 parts per […]

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Gluten Free Churros

If you ever thought it was hard to make gluten free churros, I’m here to tell you it’s not. At least not according to my 11 year old daughter. She said to me “Mommy, I thought churros were so hard to make; they are easy!”. That of course was after watching a cooking show where the […]

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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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Veggie Stuffed Gluten Free Meatloaf

Trying to think of creative ways to get the family to eat vegetables? This recipe for veggie stuffed gluten free meatloaf is sure to please! The one thing that is key is to make sure the veggies are par-cooked. If you add raw carrot to ground meat, chances are that after 45 minutes that carrot […]

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100% Gluten Free Hotel in Italy

Yes, that is what I said! I found a 100% gluten free hotel in Italy, not far from Rome. I will have to warn you. If you go to Relais Borgo Gentile, you might not want to leave. This “agriturismo” is situated about an hour northeast of Rome. An agriturismo is defined as: “‘…synonymous with […]

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Gluten-Free Summer Recipes

Whether you are on your way to a friend’s house or just want something traditional in the way of summer fare, here are a few gluten-free summer recipes that might help to get you started. Always make sure your ingredients are gluten-free like mustard, oats, nuts, etc. Eating gluten-free, can make you feel deprived but […]

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