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

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

Gluten Free Vegan Waffles with Blackberry-Basil Maple Syrup

You do not need to adhere to a vegan diet to enjoy these light, crispy on out the outside, tender on the inside, waffles. The first time I ever served them, only one person at my table was on a plant-based diet. One of the meat-eaters remarked, “these are so light and buttery, almost like a pastry from a shop”....more

2-Ingredient Fig Preserves

Your Favorite Chocolate Glazed Doughnut (Gluten Free & Vegan)

Forget for a moment that you and I live gluten-free. Or any other “free”, for that matter....more