Posts tagged "Earth Balance"

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 Pasta Impromptu: Penne with Shrimp and Artichokes

Gluten Free Pasta Impromptu: Penne with Shrimp and Artichokes
  Got 20 minutes? Then you can make this deliciously easy gluten free penne pasta dish with shrimp, artichoke hearts, spinach, sundried tomatoes, and olives for dinner. It’s light and flavorful. Tinkyada pasta is my usual standby for gluten free pasta, but I gave Heartland penne a try tonight and was delighted by the results.... Read more »

Pajama Day with Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Pajama Day with Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes
Ah, Pajama Day. If you are one of the lucky ones with a little extra time off around the holidays, the day after Christmas is a prime Pajama Day – wear what you woke up in all day long, let the kids enjoy all the new toys and gifts Santa brought, and relax a bit... Read more »
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A Gluten Free Pregnancy: The First Trimester

A Gluten Free Pregnancy: The First Trimester
Nausea, oh nausea. Morning. Noon. Night. Hitting me like a freight train at week 5 and rendering me a virtually useless individual until about a week and a half ago. And if I wasn’t feeling nauseous, I just wanted to curl up in bed and sleep. (Hence the lack of gladly gluten free blog posts... Read more »

Gluten Free Dairy Free Oreo Cheesecake Squares

Gluten Free Dairy Free Oreo Cheesecake Squares
It’s time to talk dessert. Everything in moderation, right? Craving something sweet this past weekend, the kids adapted this Kraft Oreo Cheesecake recipe to be gluten free and dairy free. Verdict? Delicious. These went fast amongst family and friends and no one questioned the fact that these were not “real” cheesecakes. Kinnickinnick’s K-Toos are an... Read more »

Mid-week Menu: Keep It Simple, Stupid

Mid-week Menu: Keep It Simple, Stupid
Keep It Simple, Stupid (KISS) is a mantra I follow in my day job as a User Experience Architect – the less complex the design, the better. So, why not take that principle into the kitchen? Take the toasted ham sandwich. This is a mid-week meal from my childhood that is so simple but oh... Read more »
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Muffins, May, and Memorial Day: News & Nibbles Monday

Muffins, May, and Memorial Day: News & Nibbles Monday
I’m taking a quick break from the 90 degree heat today (love it!), to post today’s News & Nibbles Monday. May is National Celiac Awareness Month In case you were not aware, May is National Celiac Awareness Month. Although May is winding down, there are still opportunities to help increase awareness of Celiac Disease and... Read more »

The Leprechaun Cometh!

6:47am this morning: The bedroom doors fly open and a very excited little lad and lassy hop onto the bed. The Little Lad: “Mommy, Mommy, Mommy. Lucky the Leprechaun was here. And he peed in our toilet.” The Little Lassy: “Yeah, that naughty leppecon was berry messy. He nibbled the cookies. There’s Lucky Chawms all... Read more »

French Quarter Flavors for Mardi Gras

Whether it be sipping chicory coffee and munching on world-famous beignets at Cafe du Monde, enjoying a drink at Lafitte’s Blacksmith shop, or listening to blues pianists pay homage to Professor Longhair, New Orleans appeals to all the senses. My last fond memory of the Big Easy was nearly 10 years ago, walking through the... Read more »
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Butter Up Your Loved One with Sage Butter Scallops and Butternut Squash Risotto

Butter Up Your Loved One with Sage Butter Scallops and Butternut Squash Risotto
One of the best things about being diagnosed with Celiac Disease is discovering risotto. Pre-diagnosis, I always opted for the gluten-filled pasta dishes at Italian restaurants wondering later why didn’t the cuisine I loved so much didn’t love me back? Risotto is made from arborio rice, an inherently gluten free grain. Often times at restaurants... Read more »