Don’t miss out on dessert

Life can seem a bit unfair when everyone around you is enjoying berry cobbler and ice cream…and you are on a gluten-free and dairy-free diet. Summer desserts during my childhood and young adult life were based around homemade berry cobblers and pies, and many times homemade ice cream. Wonderful memories! But with celiac you don’t…

Spiced Mixed Nuts

Spiced Mixed Nuts

How do you find good snacks that are gluten-free and dairy free…and your friends will like them? When you have celiac disease, it can be a bit of a challenge to find snacks that aren’t based around cheese and crackers. This nut mix is usually a hit with my dinner guests, plus it is nice…

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

How this recipe was able to fly under the radar for so long, I do not know. It’s so simple, and it was right under my nose. I have experimented with making gluten-free cookies with all types of flours. All the measuring, plus making sure that I had all the ingredients, made cookie-making into a…

Pumpkin Chipotle Soup

Pumpkin Chipotle Soup

Do you have a can or two of pumpkin puree hanging around from Thanksgiving? Here’s a quick lunch or dinner soup that makes up in a hurry. If you have leftover chicken or vegetables, add them to create a heartier soup. Cauliflower is one of my favorite adds. Pebre is a good topping and Flaxseed…

Hemp Basil Pesto

Pesto

One of the flavor treats I’ve found in my gluten-free adventure is pesto. This version is also dairy free which I’ve comed to prefer. Before this recipe when I used a traditional recipe with Parmesean cheese, clean up could get tough, trying to scrape all the cheese residue off the dishes. The beauty of this…

Chimichurri

Chimichurri

For me, one of the keys to thriving with celiac disease is having tasty condiments that also pack a lot of nutritional punch. Chimichurri, a traditional Argentinian accompaniment for beef, full of parsley, garlic and olive oil offers a great way to get key healing nutrients. Chimichurri goes well with beef, lamb, fish, eggs, or…

Almond Flour Nut Bread

Almond Flour Nut Bread

If you like a dense bread, I think you might enjoy this recipe. In its simple variation it is a good accompaniment for butter and jam and pairs well with a bowl of soup, stew, or chili. Add some raisins and cinnamon and you have a satisfying, but not too sweet, loaf. Add some rosemary…