Posts in category "Fruits"

A Gluten Free Pregnancy: The 4th Trimester

With Mother’s Day approaching, I thought it fitting to write a post for all you brand new, gluten free moms (myself included)… You survived pregnancy, huffed and puffed through labor, and baby is here! Now what? The first three months with a newborn, commonly known as the fourth trimester, are an exciting and exhausting time... Read more »

A Gluten Free Pregnancy: The Third Trimester

A Gluten Free Pregnancy: The Third Trimester
How timely is it that I get into the car the other morning and Europe’s “The Final Countdown” is playing on my radio? Here it is, the third trimester of pregnancy and I am wondering where all of the time went. I never thought this time would come while in the throws of morning, noon,... 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 »
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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 »

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 »

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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A Light Lunch from Leftovers: Mango Coconut Fried Rice

A Light Lunch from Leftovers: Mango Coconut Fried Rice
Lately, I feel like a run a sandwich factory. Two slices of bread and a meat product are staples of the three lunches I pack each day of the week. So I decided to mix up lunch a bit this weekend. Looking in my refrigerator and freezer, I had the following: leftover rotisserie chicken breast... Read more »

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 »

Giving Thanks with an Effortless Gluten Free Thanksgiving Menu

Giving Thanks with an Effortless Gluten Free Thanksgiving Menu
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and the grocery stores are chock full of frozen birds and holiday hams ready for the eating. At its surface, Thanksgiving seems like a veritable “glutenfest”. Many traditional Thanksgiving recipes are laden with gluten, but does that mean those of us with celiac disease are doomed to eat our... Read more »
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Berry Good Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Berry Good Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins
With Michigan blueberries ripe and bursting with flavor, who can resist baking them into your morning muffins? I had great plans for mixing a pint into our muffin recipe this morning until I discovered my son had eaten ALL of them while engrossed in a morning game of Angry Birds. Mindless eating at its best,... Read more »
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