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Berry Basil Smoothie


Berry Basil Smoothie
Here is another smoothie courtesy of my daughter and her girlfriends.  I was busy typing and I looked out the back window and it looked like there were little monkeys on my fence.  The girls and my son crawled up on top of the fence...

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie


Red Rhubarb
If you read my post about Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins, you know that I originally set out to make a Strawberry Rhubarb Pie. The picture does not do this dish justice.  It tastes fresh and delicious and you will want just one more bite when your...

Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins


Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins
Yesterday we went to the farmer's market and I was in heaven.  They had all of my favorite late spring vegetables and I planned our week's worth of dinners in my head.  The last farm stand had beautiful stalks of red rhubarb.  I remember eating...

Domino’s Pizza Gluten Free Controversy


Domino’s Pizza Gluten Free Controversy
The recent announcement that Domino's Pizza was offering gluten-free pizza took the GF world by storm.  Everywhere we looked last week, there was some sort of story about whether this pizza was safe for those needing a GF diet.  It was obviously not safe for...

Easy Strawberry Orange Smoothie


Easy Strawberry Orange Smoothie
Today my daughter and her friend made a smoothie while I was out in the garden planting our vegetables.  If a 9 year-old can make this, you can too! 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries 1 cup ice cubes 1 cup orange juice 1/2 cup water 1-2 Tablespoon agave nectar (depending...

Make and Share Gluten Free Cupcakes for Celiac Awareness


Make and Share Gluten Free Cupcakes for Celiac Awareness
It is May and that means it is Celiac Awareness Month.  The American Celiac Disease Alliance and Beth Hillson have put together a great way to celebrate our gluten freedom. Make some cupcakes, take a picture and share them with the community by posting to the...

May 7th is the day to vote for gluten-free medicine labeling: Do it NOW


May 7th is the day to vote for gluten-free medicine labeling:  Do it NOW
Gluten-free labeling for medicine is almost a reality!  But you need to sign this bill TODAY for it to happen.  To move the bill ahead we need bipartisan cosponsors by May 8! Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan and New York Congresswoman Nita Lowey have introduced legislation that...

Add a spicy asian kick to your dishes with Gluten Free San-J Szechuan Sauce


Add a spicy asian kick to your dishes with Gluten Free San-J Szechuan Sauce
In honor of my friend's at San-J getting nominated for a Vegetarian Times Foodie Award, I thought I'd tell you some great ways to use their Szechuan Sauce.  If you like heat, this sauce is for you!  A perfectly smooth spicy asian sauce that is...

Apple Spice Loaf


Apple Spice Loaf
I am so excited to be part of the 7 quart KitchenAid Stand Mixer Giveaway hosted by  The Blender Girl. This recipe is gluten, dairy, soy and nut-free.  I did use eggs in this recipe.  I haven't yet mastered the art of baking without eggs. My contribution...

What Are All Those Weird Ingredients In Your Food?


What Are All Those Weird Ingredients In Your Food?
Last weekend was the Gluten & Allergen Free Expo in the suburbs of Chicago.  We had over 4,250 people attend the event and I can't even begin to offer enough THANK YOUS to everyone that helped out over the course of the weekend.  As a...

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