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Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Hushpuppies

I had the pleasure of reviewing April Peveteaux’s new book, Gluten-Free Cheat Sheet (see review here). It’s the perfect book for someone who is new to gluten-free or trying it out. One of the recipes really caught my eye; hushpuppies. This is something I never get to eat in a restaurant any more. I adapted […]

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gf macaroni salad

All-American Macaroni Salad

This recipe comes straight from my cookbook and seemed appropriate to post here with big barbecue-themed holidays such as Father’s Day and the Fourth of July right around the corner! Ingredients 1 pound gluten-free elbow or small pasta 1 cup regular mayonnaise 1-2 tablespoons white vinegar 1/2 medium diced white or red onion (Tip: To […]

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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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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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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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Roasted Red Cabbage

This is in the category of “things you should not assume your kids won’t like”. A friend of mine (thank you Kristen!) served it at dinner a few years ago and I was amazed that my then 5 year old daughter loved it. I really was shocked! However, my then 7 year old ate it […]

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Quinoa and corn cakes recipe

I’m going to really try to not tell a super long story so you can get right to this recipe. Promise. A friend of mine brought me one of these a few weeks ago; she had just made a batch and I was very excited to try them. I pictured it being more like a […]

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Butternut Squash Risotto

Butternut Squash Risotto This is a hearty dish perfect for late fall or winter. It’s also wonderful with any root vegetable like turnip, carrot, parsnip, rutabaga, and sweet potato. If you don’t want to bother cutting the squash many stores offer it pre-cut. For more nutrition, use the same amount of barley as rice, except […]

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Russian kale, lentils and sausage

What do you do when someone drops off a big bag of Russian kale to your house? Cook it like spinach and see what else is in the pantry. I am fortunate to have friends at The Heal Project which is where it came from. The kale was left over after they were preparing fields […]

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