Archive for April 2012

The Breakfast Club: News N' Nibbles Monday

The Breakfast Club: News N' Nibbles Monday
I am still coming off my “80′s” high after to listening to WXRT’s 40th anniversary celebration this past weekend. All 80′s music, all weekend long. With the 1980′s on the brain, my mind naturally gravitated towards John Hughes, his legendary Chicago-based teen films, and one of my favorites, “The Breakfast Club”. So, let’s the week... Read more »

DIY Decorating: Don't Spring for Expensive Spring Decor. Go Attic Shopping!

I always look forward to the change of seasons, in part because it gives me an opportunity to change up my home decor.  Whites and brighter shades for spring and summer, earth tones for fall, and deep reds for winter are some of my favorites. It’s tempting to want go shopping each season for new... Read more »

Mid-week Menu: Ham it up with Creamy Pasta Shells with Ham, Mushrooms, and Peas

Mid-week Menu: Ham it up with Creamy Pasta Shells with Ham, Mushrooms, and Peas
Anytime I bake a ham, there is the issue of leftovers. My family will gladly eat leftovers, but ham can get boring after a few days. Day 1 – ham sandwiches, day 2 – ham and cheese omelets…you see where this is going. Ham again?  When I’m looking for something quick but a little unexpected with ham, I go... Read more »

Gluten Free Ryan Gosling and Gwyneth....News N' Nibbles Monday

Well, the weekend is over and Monday is here again. What’s new in the world of living gluten free you ask? Let me tell you. The Collegiate Celiac For better or worse, keg parties and late night pizza deliveries are ubiquitous on most college campuses. For college students with celiac disease or gluten sensitivities, partaking... Read more »

DIY Friday: Fancy That! Throwing a Splendiferous Birthday Party

This is the third post in my three-part weekly series for living gladly and gluten free: News n’ Nibbles Monday, Mid-week Menus on Wednesdays, and today…DIY Friday! Today’s project focuses on DIY birthday parties. Sure you can go to Chuckie Cheese’s, Monkey Jones, or some jumpy place and call it a day. But with so... Read more »

Mid-week Menu: Asian-Inspired Cedar Plank Salmon with Cilantro Rice

Mid-week Menu: Asian-Inspired Cedar Plank Salmon with Cilantro Rice
Today’s post is the second in my three-part, weekly series aimed at keeping this blog fresh and exciting and you living gladly and gluten free. It’s mid-week menu day, and on today’s menu is Asian-inspired cedar plank salmon with cilantro rice. Our family dinner menu has been heavy on the red meat lately, so I... Read more »

Miley's Misstep and More...News n' Nibbles Monday

I’ve decided to get my rear in gear and post some regular features here at Gladly Gluten Free every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. I am kicking off today with “News n’ Nibbles Monday”, featuring news in the world of gluten free living and celiac disease, as well as anything delicious I happened to come across... Read more »

A Great Weekend to be Gluten Free in Chicago

If you had to pick a weekend to embark on your gluten free diet, this would be it. You can sample some of the latest and greatest gluten and allergen free foods on the market at the Gluten and Allergen Free Expo Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center.... Read more »

Somebunny Loves You on Easter

“How does the Easter Bunny get so smart?” my daughter asked this morning as she enjoyed the new Barbie Princess book from her Easter basket. “He left me exactly the Barbie book I wanted from the grocery store.” I didn’t even have to respond. My son replied in a very matter-of-fact tone, “Easter School. That’s... Read more »
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