Posts in category "Salads"

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 »

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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Top Ten Fourth of July Foods - Done Gluten Free and Dairy Free!

Whether you are hosting an Independence Day gathering in a few hours and have a guest with special dietary needs or you’re on the hook to bring a side dish, being on a gluten free and dairy free diet doesn’t mean you can’t partake in some of the traditional 4th of July favorites. All it... Read more »

Mid-week Menu: Chill out with Shrimp Salad Sandwiches

Mid-week Menu: Chill out with Shrimp Salad Sandwiches
My kids have a penchant for salads – chicken salad, egg salad, tuna salad. My son downed an entire Tupperware’s worth of egg salad earlier this week in one sitting. A little disgusting, but he loved it and certainly got a healthy serving of protein. Hey, it’s way better than scarfing down a big bag... Read more »

Beet It: My Adventures at a Farmer's Market

Beet It: My Adventures at a Farmer's Market
Just beet it, beet it, beet it, beet it, Try to make ‘em, you won’t be defeated, Showin’ how tasty and nutritious each bite, It doesn’t matter, pickled or roasted is right, Just beet it, beet it, Just beet it, beet it….. My personal ode to beets, to the tune of Michael Jackson’s Beat It.... Read more »
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I'll Have the Big Salad...Mid-week Menus

I'll Have the Big Salad...Mid-week Menus
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of salad? Probably a less-than filling array of wilted, yellowing iceberg lettuce, some unripe tomato slices and sprinkles of bright orange shredded cheese. Or, connotations of “eating weeds”, as my father affectionately calls salads with strange lettuces, sprouts, and other exotic greens.  I’d say... 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 »

American Girl Place Does Allergen Free

For me, it was the My Friend Mandy doll. With her silky blond hair and floral prairie dress, she was ready for any adventure I’d created for the two of us. Whether it was a tea party with her much smaller Barbie pals or exploring our backyard, she was to me what an American Girl... Read more »
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