Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

These muffins are gluten-free and dairy free, and so delicious. Perfect for a Sunday brunch. Ingredients: 2 and 3/4 cups super fine almond flour 1/3 cup tapioca flour 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Zest of 2 medium lemons 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1/3 cup avocado oil (or light…

Rules for a gluten-free home

Rules for a Gluten-Free Home

One of the difficult things for me as a celiac patient and a doctor to celiac patients is to help others understand what “no gluten” means. A typical conversation: “You can have pancakes, can’t you?” “Not if they have gluten in them.” “Is wheat the same as gluten?” “Yes. Wheat contains gluten.” Trying to have…

Easy Greek Skillet Dinner

Easy Greek Skillet Dinner

Folks tell me, “I know I should eat more kale, but I only know one way to fix it.” Here’s a quick recipe to get more kale into your diet in a tasty way. This dish is great in that it cooks up in no time at all…in just one pan. If you wish, serve…

Glazed Kabocha Pumpkin

Glazed Kabocha Pumpkin

Some of the traditional Thanksgiving dishes don’t translate so well into the gluten-free world. The ubiquitous sweet potatoes dish topped with marshmallows is one that comes to mind first. Too much sugar and who knows what else? I love sweet potatoes and this recipe for kabocha pumpkin (also called kabocha squash) is simple and delicious,…

Eggs with Tortillas

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…

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…