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Homemade Granola-Regular or Gluten Free

Granola with Strawberries and Vanilla Yogurt Granola can be very expensive. Have you ever wondered how to make it? It’s quite easy. You need the right ingredients, a big bowl and a rimmed sheet pan. That’s it. Oh, I suppose a good recipe helps, too. Granola is a great snack. It can be used with […]

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread on a Budget

I have come to learn that gluten free (GF) products can be expensive. There is certainly a market for it. The other day, I bought some GF cupcakes and was amazed at how expensive it was (and unfortunately how dry it was, too). Later than week, I bought a vanilla cake mix and although it […]

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Gluten Free Waffles (and regular too)

I love making waffles for the family; even on the weekdays. I always make extra and put them in the freezer. My almost 3 year old daughter would eat them every day if I let her. She’s the one with the gluten sensitivity so I’ve adapted a favorite recipe just for her. The thing is, […]

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Strawberry Fields Forever

It’s Strawberry Time! How could you not want to grab one of these and just take a bite? If you happen to live in an area where strawberries are bountiful from May until September, like in Northern California, this is the norm. On this particular day, I was at the Half Moon Bay Farmer’s Market. […]

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Gluten Free Flaxseed Pancakes

Yum…who doesn’t love pancakes with syrup? Many of us do. When I found out my daughter had food sensitivities, gluten was one of those no-no foods. I had spent the last year, making delicious, healthy pancakes at least once a week for my family. Now, I felt like I had to start over. Some times […]

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Gluten Free Carrot Muffins

 Dealing with food allergies and sensitivities can be a difficult and frustrating experience, especially if it’s for children. My daughter was diagnosed with a multitude of food sensitivities that we think are associated with her eczema. It forced me to rethink meals, snacks and parties. After living with it for over 6 months, talking to […]

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