Thai Quinoa Salad

I am a coleslaw fanatic ... I love the perfect creaminess and dill of a good homemade slaw! But every now and again, I need to change it up and use my cabbage a little different. Thai Quinoa Salad is usually my go-to change up. ...more

Avocado Ice Cream

Easy and Healthy Desk Lunch: Chicken Avocado Spring Rolls

Vietnamese rice paper rolls are healthy and oh so delicious. They will forever remind me of visiting my sister when she worked in the seminary building at Multnomah University. I used to go visit her all the time and we would go get these rice paper wraps for lunch dates and we absolutely loved them. The great thing with Vietnamese food is it also fills you up. Long gone are the days of visiting my sister at work but new are the days for lunch dates with homemade chicken avocado spring rolls. :) ...more
The first time I took spring rolls like that to work, a coworker sitting beside me gave a start ...more

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Gooey “Butter” Cake

Have you ever heard of Wet Chocolate Cake? I didn’t think so. That is the weirdest name for any cake. “Wet” isn’t an appetizing word any way you slice it, especially when used in the same sentence as “cake”. It makes the cake sound soggy and mushy....more

FREE Coconut Raspberry Ice Pops

No, I'm not giving away Coconut Raspberry Ice Pops. I call them "Free" Coconut Raspberry Ice Pops because they are gluten FREE, lactose FREE and completely vegan....more

Vegetable pie with a flakey gluten free pie pastry

Eating gluten free doesn't have to mean restrictive or limited in flavor.  You don't have to have pizzas that taste like cardboard or never have a cookie ever again.  Eating gluten free is just another way of looking at creating recipes. Finding a good gluten free flour is paramount in most recipes, whether you want to try and blend your own flours or buying a preblended flour from the store.  I have always blended my own flour because I want to make sure I have contol over everything in my recipes and what I eat (for the most part)...more

Recipes: Chicken Piccata

I am in the mecca of Italian restaurants now that I have moved to New Jersey.  Who doesn't like Italian? If you don't, we need to have a serious discussion....more

Broiled Grapefruit

 Several years ago, my husband and I were staying at a Bed & Breakfast that offered this dish with our morning coffee. I was instantly hooked! Never a huge fan of the tart grapefruit, this recipe helps balance its flavor and makes a sophisticated breakfast in just minutes.Broiled GrapefruitIngredients:1 lg pink grapefruit1tsp Grade B maple syrup...more

Gluten-Free Southern Peach Cobbler

You say peaches, I say juicy....more
Well, all is not lost! Your timing is perfect to make one right away with peaches at their peak!! xomore