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10 Nut-Free Desserts to Make Summer a Little Sweeter

10 Nut-Free Desserts to Make Summer a Little Sweeter
This summer my wine of choice is a Spanish Rosé (I haven't met one I didn't like).  My outfit of choice is an airy summer sundress....

The Ultimate Egg Substitute Comparison!

The Ultimate Egg Substitute Comparison!
You might call me a little crazy. You might also call me a little geeky. You’d be right on both counts, and proud of it. It’s...

An experiment in sugaring almonds

An experiment in sugaring almonds
This holiday season, and the autumn lead-up, has been a roller coaster for my family and me. Since September, I've progressed from open heart surgery through...

Gluten-Free Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Cookies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Cookies
I originally wrote this post about gluten-free chocolate peppermint crunch cookies in 2013. Since then I've had time to update it and perfect it, and I...

Pumpkin-Pie-In-A-Glass (Jack O' Lantern Grins for Custom Eating)

Pumpkin-Pie-In-A-Glass (Jack O' Lantern Grins for Custom Eating)
It's cold in New England.  Snow will soon be stick-stick-sticking, and sticking again. It's rather cold for smoothies.  Though I've been making my share of smoothies...

Shaky Day Shake, or Transitioning Safely, with Celiac

Shaky Day Shake, or Transitioning Safely, with Celiac
...how to shift smoothly when every angle of your life seems upset.     It seems particularly important to know how to care for your basic...

Top 5 Favorite Allergy Free July 4th Recipes

Top 5 Favorite Allergy Free July 4th Recipes
It's hard to believe that July has arrived and a long weekend is upon us! In celebration of July 4th, I'm sharing five of my favorite...

Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Dairy-Free Protein Waffles

Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Dairy-Free Protein Waffles
It's no secret I have a sweet tooth, but I love when I can find something that feels a bit sinful to eat and figure out...

Apple Pie with Chebe Crust, Revisited

Apple Pie with Chebe Crust, revisited You know the saying - as American as apple pie. But when you have Celiac Disease, gluten free pie crust...

Cranberry Apple Gluten-Free Vegetarian Stuffing With TeeChia

Untitled-7 Stuffing is my favorite Thanksgiving dish. Combined with gravy, it makes everyone’s mouth water, don’t you agree? Since I’m not a turkey eater though, I...

Homegrown Minestrone Soup

When you have Celiac Disease, you are always so grateful to those people who "get it," who take extra care when they prepare food for you,...

Celebrate Summer, Or Look UP!

Celebrate Summer, Or Look UP!
Look up, not down -- at what you have, not what you don't.I dared to disorient myself this morning. Things have been so mad-busy, I've felt...

From Community to Retreat: Ginger Cream Smoothie

From Community to Retreat: Ginger Cream Smoothie
Somedays are days that require a retreat.  Smoothies are perfect flexible foods. One can throw almost anything in, and get something excellent out -- although it...

Cocoa Banana Mini-Soufflés (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Low Fructose)

Cocoa Banana Mini-Soufflés (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Low Fructose)
To happily get my daily dose of oxidant rich dark chocolate, without the chemicals and additives, I make this special cocoa treat. They’re like little brownie...

Anti-inflammatory smoothie for joint pain and hypermobility

Anti-inflammatory smoothie for joint pain and hypermobility
Joint inflammation in a nut shell: It’s not fun. Exercise is an important part of looking after yourself when you have hypermobility syndrome. Inflamed joints often...

http://www.beingglutenfree.ca/gluten-free-coconut-flour-brownies/

b2ap3_thumbnail_coconutbrownies.jpgCoconut flour is one of my favorite gluten-free flours to work with; it’s packed full of protein and fiber and to be honest, I quite like...

Gluten Free Blueberry Cobbler with Almond Meal

Gluten Free Blueberry Cobbler with Almond Meal
Theis #paleo  #glutenfree blueberry cobbler with almond meal is quick and easy to make, right on your stove top. http://fearlessdining.com/2013/12/19/chef-recipe-blueberry/

Cheeseymite Scrolls! GF, DF, SF

Cheeseymite Scrolls! GF, DF, SF
In honor of our home nation, we've just published an allergy-friendly version of one of the favorite treats from our country: the Cheeseymite Scroll!  Our take...

Amazi and Comforting Fall Food {Guest Post}

Amazi and Comforting Fall Food {Guest Post}
A special guest post by Crystal Plew; I first met Crystal at a gathering at a friend of a friends house. She is well spoken...

Gluten Free Cornbread Recipe from the Little Aussie Bakery

Gluten Free Cornbread Recipe from the Little Aussie Bakery
Hey y'all, we just published our favorite gluten-free cornbread recipe, adapted from "The Joy of Cooking."  It's also diary-free and soy-free, and totally delicious!  Grab the...

Celeste's Best Soft Breadsticks

Celeste's Best Soft Breadsticks
I had played around with many recipes trying to develop a gluten-free, dairy-free and yeast-free breadstick recipe. Most of the time they wound up being a glorified...

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Oatmeal Banana Bread

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The photo doesn't do this slice of heaven justice. It's the bread served at Yelton Manor Bed and Breakfast in Michigan and they allowed me to post the recipe on my blog. If you can have oatmeal you have to try this. It freezes well, too--if you can stop eating it before it is gone!

GF Picnic Tips and Chicken Salad Sandwiches

GF Picnic Tips and Chicken Salad Sandwiches
Summer is in full swing, so why not celebrate by grabbing your picnic basket, a blanket, and a bottle of wine (or juice!) and heading to...

Recipe: Fresh Squeezed Basil and Pineapple Lemonade

Recipe: Fresh Squeezed Basil and Pineapple Lemonade
  Sure that powdered yellow stuff might suffice as "Lemonade" when you are 9, but when you start to appreciate the fresh, intense flavors of...

Gluten Free Instant Cheese Sauce Powder for Mac and Cheese (Kraft Dinner)

Hey Friends! Happy Canada Day! I always feel a little homesick and nostalgic on Canada Day. Except for a couple of extended stays, we haven't really...

Easy Milk-free, Gluten-free Waffles

I created my own milk-free, gluten-free waffle mix. Check out my recipe here!  http://www.makingitmilkfree.com/2013/06/easy-homemade-waffles-dairy-gluten-free.html?m=1

Nearly-everything-bad-free pancakes

When we found out that our go-to top 8 allergen free pancake recipe (Swedish-style Allergy-friendly Oatmeal Pancakes) no longer worked for our family, as the youngest...