Archive for November 2012

Gluten Free Gobble Gobble! A Delish Thanksgiving Menu Minus the Gluten and Dairy

Gluten Free Gobble Gobble! A Delish Thanksgiving Menu Minus the Gluten and Dairy
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and what’s on everyone’s mind? Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberries, pumpkin pie….and lounging in front of the television watching football. If you are gluten free and dairy free, there is no reason you can’t enjoy turkey and all the trimmings. Although many of the Thanksgiving menu staples are traditionally... Read more »

Take Note and Give Thanks This Holiday

Take Note and Give Thanks This Holiday
With text messages, Facebook status updates, tweets, and emails, the days of the handwritten note seem to be numbered. I still get a feeling of childish giddiness when a handwritten note or letter addressed to me arrives in our mailbox. Sure it requires more effort than typing out a quick “how r u?” on a... Read more »

A Gluten Free Pregnancy: The Second Trimester

Well, here I am in the midst of my second trimester already. Many women attest to this trimester as their best – increased energy, not too much discomfort, and little to no nausea. I have to agree. I am continuing with dance classes (albeit at a slower pace and sans booty and hip shaking), I... Read more »

Wildfire's 3rd Annual Gluten Free Week Begins Today

Starting today through Friday, November 9th, each Chicagoland Wildfire location will be offering a four-course gluten free dinner with optional wine pairings. For each reservation, Wildfire will donate a portion of the proceeds to The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center. Wildfire is no stranger to accommodating dietary restrictions and first became aware of celiac... Read more »

DIY Friday: Three Ways to Put Those Pumpkins to Good Use

Although it’s tempting to overdo it with all of the great Halloween decorations out there, we took a minimalist approach in our house this year. A few spooky spiders here, a ghastly ghost there, any many pumpkins. Not only are pumpkins cheap and great to eat in a variety of recipes, but they also transition... Read more »