That's Shallota Flavor

photo Kathy Piper Email: smilefornoreason06@gmail.comWebsite: a quick, easy late night dinner, grab a handful of shallots. 10, in fact. Boil your pasta. Combine. And voila! An easy alternative to a bowl of french onion soup. Add your favorite bread roll, grab your favorite movie, a glass of wine and what a wonderful way to relax after a stress filled day. ...more

Mint Chocolate Gluten Free Pretzels

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Gluten Free Banana Waffles


Love Cheeze-its? Try them Gluten Free!

Coming from a family with members suffering from Celiac disease, it was imperative that I learn about gluten free cooking, cross contamination, and all of the ins and outs of how to prepare AND how to eat and handle foods around my family. There was certainly a learning curve there for me, but I managed and learned to enjoy it....more

Warm Brie with Mushrooms and Almonds

Here’s a last minute (and easy) appetizer you can pull together for your New Year’s Eve soiree: Warm Brie with Sautéed Mushrooms and Almonds.  ...more


I have so. much. cranberries in the freezer. I bought way more than I should since they are so bright and festive this time of year, and I’ve been using them for decorations like cranberry and popcorn garlands for the tree and cranberry candle centerpieces (Pinterest runs my life, clearly). Since my dad loves sweets, I thought this was the perfect opportunity to make a healthy treat out of some of the leftover cranberries....more

Gluten Free Christmas Dessert Ideas

Tired of being the only one in the room that has to pass up sweets because it may contain wheat...or eggs...or peanuts?During this holiday season you are more likely to be tempted by all the dessert options presented to you. Lucky for you, this is the year when paleo diets are the new trend, and when more bloggers are sharing mouth-watering gluten free recipes for all to try....more

Gluten Free and Dairy Free Christmas Treats

  Holiday Cranberry Loaf Gluten Free and Dairy Free ...more

Vanilla Pear Donuts

Just wanted to share with you my latest new recipe for Vanilla Pear Donuts with all of you.  It's both gluten and dairy free and amazingly delicious :)  I'm making these for a special Christmas morning treat!   Come check out the full recipe here:...more

Delicata Squash Recipe with Pomegranate

A vibrant and healthy side dish for your holiday table. Gluten-free and Vegetarian.View the Delicata Squash Recipe here....more