Hey, Elvis! Cupcakes {gluten free}

So, you know what that means, right? Elvis. Bananas. Peanut butter. Honey....more

Homemade Bruschetta (Gluten-Free)

Skinny Potato Soup


Gluten- and Nut-Free Appetizer

When guests come over, they're usually a bit peckish, so I like to have cocktails and appetizers at the ready. However, when I entertain my parents, it gets a bit tricky; my father has Celiac's (no gluten for him!), and my mother is allergic to nuts. Most appetizers are on a cracker, wrapped in pastry, or have hazelnut-laced chocolate, so I need to be creative with my choices, but at the same time present something that they'll enjoy. This recipe is quick, can be prepared in advance, and the recipe can be easily adjusted for a larger serving....more

Chicken Sausage Pasta


Gluten Free Panera Bread Macaroni and Cheese


Kahlua Truffles

Kahlua Truffles are easy decadence.  There are a few unusual ingredients that are mixed together and turned into a chocolaty delight in no time at all.  You can spend a fortune in a specialty store for truffles like these but why throw your money away.  Make them and impress your friends and family.  Heck, you will impress yourself while you’re at it.  They are wonderful!...more

Why I went Gluten-Free

Perhaps because I didn't get enough jabbing and pestering for standing out or being different for most of my childhood and sometimes in adulthood (for looking different; I come from an Asian background) and I wanted some more conflict? Because I wanted to try the latest fad? I wanted to be charged with being inflexible or socially awkward with food? Oh I've got it, I want to make my life more unnecessarily complicated?! No, no, NO! ...more