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gluten-free dairy-free lemon loaf

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Lemon Loaf

  When a friend posted a picture and recipe of a copycat Starbucks lemon loaf recipe on Facebook, I thought, I bet I could make this gluten-free. I have a faint memory of the taste from many years ago when I used to eat gluten. And I remember liking it. Three days after seeing the […]

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gf lemon tart

Gluten-Free Lemon Tart Recipe

This gluten-free lemon tart recipe is a favorite from the “Fancy Pants” section of my cookbook, The Warm Kitchen. If you like lemons, you are pretty much guaranteed to love this light and tangy dessert. If you prefer your tart a little more tart, reduce the sugar in the filling to 3/4 of a cup. […]

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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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Sunset Magazine hosts final Sunset Celebration Weekend June 6 & 7

Attending Sunset magazine‘s Sunset Celebration Weekend is like watching the pages of the iconic home and garden magazine come to life. Two years ago my family and I heartily enjoyed all the delicious food, presentations and activities this event had to offer and I am eager to attend again this weekend. See press release below […]

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Celiac stories part two

Celiac awareness month is in May but really, it should be all year round. So many people still do not know about this disease which can affect everything from the brain to the skin. You can test negative for celiac disease and still have it (your antibodies may not have been elevated that day) or […]

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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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GF Corn Dogs

Foster Farms Gluten-Free Review

It’s always heartening to see another mainstream company embrace the gluten-free label. And while Foster Farms isn’t my first choice for frozen chicken products, the company is definitely helping those of us on a gluten-free diet feel that much more normal! The company started shipping their three gluten-free products over the summer and grocery stores […]

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chocolate cake

Zenbelly Cookbook Review

When I first heard about eating paleo, I just didn’t get it. I didn’t understand why people would give up grains and sugar. Now I do and let me tell you, if you are paleo and enjoy eating (like most of us do), you are going to love this cookbook. First, let me tell you […]

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