Posts in category "Desserts"

News N' Nibbles: Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake

News N' Nibbles: Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake
It wouldn’t be Chicago if while on the cusp of Spring, we are due for yet another snowstorm this week. Ugh! I don’t know about you, but I am having a serious case of cabin fever. To help get into the spirit of Spring, I decided to made a Gluten Free and Dairy Free Lemon... Read more »

Gluten Free Valentine's Day: Candy, Crafts, and Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Gluten Free Valentine's Day: Candy, Crafts, and Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies
Valentine’s Day is almost here. We’ve been busy over here getting ready for school parties and our own little sweet celebrations at home, so I thought I’d share some of our home made crafts and sweet treats. Last year, I opted to make a decadent red velvet cake to celebrate. So good! This year, I’m... Read more »

Gluten Free Superbowl Food for Enjoying the Big Game

The Superbowl is only a day away. Beyonce has been busy perfecting her half-time routine (reportedly no backing track this time) and sportscaster trash talking and hype has been well under way. But the big question is – what to serve at your Superbowl gathering? Whether you plan to gathered as a family around the... Read more »
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Break Out the Bundt Pan: Gluten Free Chocolate Pistachio Bundt Cake

Break Out the Bundt Pan: Gluten Free Chocolate Pistachio Bundt Cake
I treated myself to a bundt pan over the Christmas holiday. How’s that for exciting? The Bundt pan first rose to fame in the 1960′s and with over 60 million sold, is the most-sold pan in the US. Mark your calendars for November 15th, which has been designated as National Bundt Day. I actually have... Read more »

Kickoff New Year's Day Bowl Games with Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

Kickoff New Year's Day Bowl Games with Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole
Is starting a gluten free diet one of your 2013 New Year’s resolutions? Or, trying to nurse a champagne hangover perhaps? Either way, this hearty breakfast will give you the energy you need to face your first day of the new year – even it involves laying on the couch most of the day. New... Read more »

Ring in 2013 with a Family Friendly New Year's Fondue

Fondue set - washed and ready for action!
The close of 2012 is upon us, and we’ve decided to ring in the New Year with the little ones tonight.  How fitting is it that as I’m writing this, my iTunes has randomly selected Jellyfish’s “I Wanna Stay Home”? Yes, call me lame but I am looking forward to spending New Year’s Eve at... Read more »
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Gluten Free Cookies, Gift Wrapping, and Christmas, Oh My!

I am writing this post as we barrel down the highway at 88 miles an hour towards central Illinois to start our family Christmas. I secretly think my husband is attempting to turn our Durango into a DeLorean and go back to Christmas future   I just love that I can multi-task because it’s been... Read more »

Yes, You Can Enjoy Halloween Without Gluten!

Yes, You Can Enjoy Halloween Without Gluten!
Ok, people. It’s officially Halloween – time for tricks and lots of treats. I am re-posting my popular gluten free candy post from last year, with a few new additions for 2012. As you’ll see, I decided to embrace my burgeoning baby bump this year. Me and baby to be are going as a farmer... Read more »

Go Bananas for this Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Go Bananas for this Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
My family loves bananas. We have a big white fruit bowl in the kitchen, and everyone grabs a banana for themselves first thing in the morning. There is actually a bit of hostility when someone eats the last banana in the bowl. I’ve also noticed its a matter of personal preference which bananas in the... Read more »
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Morning Mega Muffins: Fruit, Fiber & Veggies in One Delicious Package

Morning Mega Muffins: Fruit, Fiber & Veggies in One Delicious Package
  It’s been a while since I’ve posted (life has caused me to shift focus for a bit), but this carrot cake morning muffin is worth sharing. I’ve had my carrot cake recipe on my mind lately, but couldn’t really justify having cake for breakfast. This muffin satisfies that craving but also makes up any... Read more »