Best of 2009

2009 was definitely the year of the Veg & Green lifestyle.  From Ellen to Oprah, Tal Ronnen to Alicia Silverstone, Gardein to Daiya, the last year of the decade was a veritable vegan, health & eco fireworks extravaganza! So I figured I'd compile my faves of the last year in case any of you missed them so that you can enjoy them well into the new decade ; ) ...more

Does Old Bay Crab Hash Eggs Benedict Qualify as Healthy? It's Gluten and Dairy Free!

I recently shared my recipe for Old Bay Crab Hash Eggs Benedict and someone said to me it's not healthy.   I would say it's definitely a healthy version of the original.  It contains no gluten, dairy or soy.  The potatoes have less calories and fat then an English muffin.  The Hollandaise sauce uses a butter substitute...more

A Gluten Free Boston Cream Pie

Gluten Free Boston Cream Pie ...more

Please Help Bring Back Gluten-Free Cake to Starbucks, or perhaps maybe something allergen-free?

image courtesy of A Gluten Free Guide   When Starbucks announced at the end of April that they would begin carrying a gluten-free option in their coffee houses, the gluten free community rejoiced. After years of letters and petitions, our voices were finally being heard.  ...more

 Thanks, Kalyn. I hope they do, too. It just seems mean to have something taken away without ...more

Calling all Cooks! Get Bob's Red Mill Products in this FREE Giveaway!

Okay all you foodies. Do you want to try some new Bob's Red Mill products?  Please visit and simply leave a comment. I'll ship to you free of charge if my hubby draws your number. Click on the link below. A Give Away ...more

Gluten Free Menu with 7 recipes and a Shopping List - Every Week!

Hi all, I wanted to take a quick moment to let you know about a new service that I've added to my blog. It's called Gluten Free Suppers and it is a weekly gluten free menu with recipes and shopping list. If you cook gluten free and have been having trouble figuring out what is for supper, then check it out.The recipes are chosen to be easy to cook and easy on the budget! ...more

Save Money By Using Your CrockPot Slow Cooker

The economy is all whacked out right now and it's scary. I'm not watching the news. I get an email almost every day asking if I am saving money by using my CrockPot every day. ...more

I LOVE to cook with my crock pot, it is such an easy way to create a large amount of food ...more

My First Conference

I’m very excited to be headed to my first blogher conference.  I hope to meet lots of blog friends and learn many new things about a blog life.  I wonder if there will be any gluten free food available or just my snack bag? ...more

Here's a good thing: Martha Stewart's New Food Allergy & Special Dietary Needs Magazine. Can you spare 3 seconds?

All you need to do is take 3 Seconds to VOTE for her new Food Allergy & special dietary needs magazine! Click HERE , scroll down and VOTE for the New Food Allergy Magazine! There is no registering, or any other info required and you can VOTE as often as you like. VOTE, VOTE, VOTE! ...more

The Life of Us

So today is January 2nd, 2008. I decided it was (finally) time to start a blog- which I have been meaning to do, along with learn to sew, hike more, and save money for travel, but I digress... So here, my lovely friends and family, I will keep you updated on the thoughts, events and struggles of the Eleazer Family life as we know it. Sound good? Hope you are all over your hangovers, and ready to take on the new year. Love, Maya ...more