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Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Tuna Noodle Casserole

Gluten and Dairy Free Tuna Noodle Casserole was a big hit in our house! It’s hard enough to be gluten-free but throw in dairy-free too and it can be hard to convert recipes or find substitutes. I’ve been looking for a good gluten-free noodle to use for casseroles but had not found one until I […]

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How to make Arepas

Arepas (ah-ray-pahs) are a corn pocket which can be found on many street corners in Venezuela. I first became familiar with them when I met Adriana Lopez Vermut from Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen at the Gluten-Free Spree in San Francisco in 2009. At the time, she only had a location in Napa’s Oxbow Market. Now, there are […]

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Weeknight Gluten-Free Pizza

This recipe comes courtesy of Paolo Mascitti, founder of Cibo Verde. CiboVerde is an LA-based meal delivery system that provides customers with meals that are based on their body calculations and  geared toward helping them reach their goal weights and maintain a healthy lifestyle. I have made this before for my family but forgot how […]

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Curry Cauliflower Keys to the Kitchen

Curried cauliflower with peas

A big thank you to Aida Mollenkamp (see my interview with her here) for this recipe for Curried Cauliflower with Peas from her recent book “Keys to the Kitchen.” I have made this twice, both times with much success. The children (now almost 9 and 7) loved it as well. I put my family chef […]

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Creamy tarragon chicken

When you are looking for an elegant dish that you can serve to both adults and kids, try this one. The recipe is courtesy of Aida Mollenkamp from her book “Keys to the Kitchen” (see the interview and blog post here).  I made it for Christmas Dinner this past holiday and everyone raved. Now, if you […]

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gluten-free orange beef

Gluten-free orange sesame beef stir fry

I was speaking to a friend today about blogging. My advice to her was that some times it’s ok to just write a quick entry without spending a lot of time. That’s my goal; let’s see how I do (I had to write the recipe; this took the longest). I think you’ll love this gluten-free […]

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Your Gluten-Free Holiday Meal

This could be your holiday dinner plate! If you think that eating gluten-free means your holiday meal will be anything less than fantastic, you need this mini e-cookbook that I just published. Whether you are looking to include a single gluten-free dish or makeover your whole holiday meal, this is the book for you.  Feel […]

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Gluten-Free Orange Chicken

This gluten-free orange chicken was born out of a desire to make my daughter happy. When my husband had the traditional gluten-containing version while we were out for lunch one day, my daughter looked on in envy. Surely, I believed—after years of adapting recipes for my gluten-sensitive family—the same taste could be achieved without the […]

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Citizen Chef meals are great for busy people

When I first heard about Citizen Chef, I loved the concept: a meal which is ready to cook (just add the protein), fresh, healthy, and easy. You are eating in 15 minutes. Sounds like my kind of dinner! The bonus is that some of the meals are gluten-free, which is not easy to find. The […]

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Gluten-free Asian pot sticker recipe

I just want you to know that I don’t know and don’t claim to know how to cook everything. Some things I’m not interested in and some things…well, intimidate even me. I suppose the biggest factor in trying something new is giving myself enough time to fiddle with it and being able to live if […]

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