Eggs with Tortillas

I call this dish Eggs with Tortillas.  It is my variation of the traditional Mexican dish, chilaquiles. So many Mexican mothers would be mad at me for calling this recipe chilaquiles, though! My preference is to use poblanos in this recipe, but as we all know, sometimes poblanos aren’t available. That’s how this dish got…

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Cooking For Someone With Celiac

One of the nerve-wracking things for my mom, or so she says, was making sure the food she prepared for me was safe. It’s no fun watching someone get ill for days because they ate something you prepared. For those of you who want to prepare food safely for a family member or friend who…

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Jicama Slaw

For years I walked past jicama in the produce department thinking it was a turnip. Actually, some people do call it Mexican turnip but it is nothing like a turnip! Once I finally ate jicama and knew how to prepare it, jicama became one of my favorites. The jicama skin peels easily once you quarter…

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Sugar-Free Strawberry Jam

Strawberry jam made from Oregon berries is one of my favorite taste treats. Even though I would love to make up a pantry full of strawberry, blackberry, raspberry and blueberry jams, the reality is that I need something quick and easy to do in small batches. This recipe works for most berries and is geared…

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A Great Salsa: Pebre

This salsa is one of my standbys.  I love to have a bowl of pebre in the frig at all times because it is perfect to add to any dish––breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack. My dad started making salsa in his Peace Corps days in Chile and it was a staple in our house…

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Almond Shortbread Cookies

A shortbread cookie is a happy treat. When I was growing up there seemed to always be shortbread cookies around to have with a cup of afternoon tea or coffee. This recipe is satisfying, and best of all it is gluten-free and easy to make. Almond Shortbread Cookies 1 cup almond flour 3 tablespoons softened…

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Follow Me On Instagram

Over the past few months I’ve been playing around on Instagram to see if it was a good fit to help others learn to put out their autoimmune fires, reclaim their health, and get back to living the life of their dreams. The verdict is in! I think it is. Take a look at my…

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Bone Broth

As we learn to live vibrantly-gluten free and thrive with celiac disease, there is one important thought we have to keep in mind: We have to put out the autoimmune fires! One healing soup and beverage is bone broth. Not very glamorous, but it helps your gut heal. Important! Bone Broth Ingredients: 2 pounds bones,…

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10 Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor About Celiac

When I was struggling trying to find answers about my health challenges – from hives, to stomach pains, to migraines, to medication sensitivities – I wish I had some guidance to help me connect the dots back to health. After years of dealing with hives that at times covered my entire body with no discernible…

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