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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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"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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Way Better Snacks variety

Way Better Snacks Review and Giveaway

  Way Better Snacks provided samples to me as part of the review. My opinions are my own. Isn’t it nice when a product seems to truly offer what the name promises? Well, if you haven’t tasted Way Better Snacks Tortilla Chips yet you should give them a try and see why they are simply […]

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#followyourheart

Follow Your Heart dairy-free product review

Following a dairy-free diet, I have generally accepted skipping cheese. (note: when I say dairy-free, I really mean casein-free so goat’s or sheep’s cheeses are not options). My kids are not huge fans of cheese substitutes so often we have pizza with only sauce and toppings, “nachos” with salsa and meat, and quesadillas with only […]

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Massel products giveaway!

If you’ve been reading my blog recently you’ve already heard me rave about Massel’s bouillon and stock products. Over the last few weeks, I’ve experimented with some of the different flavors in my polenta and chicken-less stew recipes and have been very pleased with the results. Massel prides itself on providing healthful and delicious flavor […]

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Massel stock makes chicken-less stew taste like chicken

I was first introduced to Massel’s bouillon and stock products earlier this year when they asked me to do a few blog posts after reviewing their products. At home, I like to use products that are gluten-free and dairy-free for my family and without a lot of added “stuff”. What I didn’t know at the […]

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Vegan Polenta tastes great with Massel Bouillon

I suppose we all get used to brands and products that we like. But, as we know, sometimes change is good. When Massel approached me with an opportunity to review their products, I was curious since I had not tried it before. I liked the fact that their products are clean, free of things like […]

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You Get Much More Than Lemonade With This Cookbook

Buy the book from Amazon here The name “The Lemonade Cookbook” might lead one to believe that the cookbook is about making lemonade. If you are not from the Los Angeles/Southern California region, you might actually think this. However, those from the area are probably more familiar with the cafeteria style eatery that features fresh, […]

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Gluten-Free Falafel

The gf falafel mixture before adding flour I’m embarrassed that I don’t have that beautiful, focused in the foreground-blurry in the background photo of my completed falafel. We got so caught up in the making/eating, we forgot! I promise they looked just like what you would expect; crispy brown on the outside and greenish-flecked on […]

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