4 Ingredient Grain-Free Thumbprint Cookies

There are two things I should tell you right off....more

Gluten-Free Halloween Candy List (and a List of Non-GF Candy to Avoid)

When you're gluten-free, sometimes the holiday festivities can be a bit less-than-festive. We often find ourselves spending a great deal of time worrying about what is and isn't safe to eat, while we'd rather just be enjoying the festivities like everyone else. Around Halloween, for children with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity, this is especially concerning. With class parties at school, fun fall festivals, and, of course, trick-or-treating, risks seem to be lurking at every turn when it comes to gluten contamination. ...more

Get Facts about Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

The Numbers are Staggering.An estimated fifteen million Americans have at least one food allergy. Of that number, three million are believed to be children....more

5 Ways to Make Dining Out Gluten-Free Less Scary

How to Make Dining Out Gluten-Free Less Scary What if you're met with an eye roll when you mention to the server that you have celiac disease? That doesn't exactly instill a level of confidence, does it? That's exactly what happened to me recently. It was a reality check about dining out gluten-free....more
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Making a Wellness Pact with Your Partner

While my website is devoted to gluten-free, allergen-free living, it is also devoted to my signature “Smart Nutrition Backed by Science”....more

Simple Zucchini Salmon Cakes {gluten-free}

Growing up, I was no fan of salmon. Back then, at our house, salmon meant something from a can with a shaft of spine in the center. Ick.My mother made three salmon dishes that I remember, not at all fondly: Salmon and eggs (I insist you leave a comment if you’ve ever heard of, or eaten, this.), salmon stew and salmon patties. I didn’t eat any of them....more

Better-for-You Chocolate Chewy Candy Bars

When I was pregnant with Little Chef (who is now not so little, but still just as “cheffy” as ever), Dreamy and I had a roll of film in need of developing. Yes, a roll of film. Such a foreign concept these days, no?...more
Sounds like a good decadent after school snack!  I can't wait to make it for my kids!  :) Sarahmore

GF DF No Bake Banana Split Dessert

Do you remember Banana Split “Cake”? I sure do! It’s not a cake at all, instead it is a layered no-bake cold dessert.A family friend turned me on to this decadent dessert when I was in elementary school and when I started making desserts in my early teens, it was one I added to my recipe box....more

Maple Bacon Baked Beans

This is one of those dishes I hardly ever make, but when I do, I always surprise myself at how many servings I can eat, which explains why I hardly ever make them.Baked beans, when made the way I think they taste best, rank right up there with desserts in the sugar department. Why is it that something so savory is so sweet? And why do I love that flavor so much?...more