Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom’s List of Favorite Books and Resources on Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance and Overall Healthy Living

Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom's List of Favorite Celiac, Gluten Intolerance and Health Books

If you’ve been diagnosed with celiac disease, I’m going to take a wild guess at what your gastroenterologist told you right after he or she delivered the good news: He/she recommended that you should see a dietitian/nutritionist to help you learn the gluten free diet. He/she recommended you buy some Lactaid (for good measure) to […]

Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom’s List of Favorite Cookbooks


  As I was compiling a list of all my favorite gluten free cookbooks, gluten related medical/health books and my “would be lost without” kitchen gadgets, I realized that I’ve never shared any lists like this on my website before.  So here they come! In order to keep these lists manageable, I’m going to break […]

A Gluten Free Menu Plan for The Week of December 12


Menu Plan for the Week of December 12 Monday: Pork and Fennel Satay and Salad with Lemony Vinaigrette Tuesday: Baked Slowcooker Chicken, Roasted Broccoli and Roasted Carrots and Onions with Honey Balsamic Glaze Wednesday: Ribollita Soup (I will omit the bread and cheese) and Salad with Dairy Free Creamy Greek Dressing Thursday: The BEST Mayo-Free […]

Gluten Free Hot Artichoke Dip and Some Important Information about “Gluten Free” Corn and other Grains

Gluten Free Artichoke Dip_4

  Looking for a mouthwatering, “I-will-eat-the-entire-thing-myself-if-someone-doesn’t-stop-me” gluten free appetizer to share at a party this holiday season?  I may have just the thing for you, Gluten Free Hot Artichoke Dip!  And for my readers who have other allergies and sensitivities, be sure to check out my recommendations on how to make this dip dairy-free, corn-free, […]

MadeOn Hard Lotion: Review and Giveaway

Made On Hard Lotion

Have you heard of hard lotion yet?  If not, listen up because this stuff is awesome! If you or your child suffers from gluten intolerance or food allergies, then there is a good chance you are all too familiar with the many skin conditions that often accompany both food allergies and gluten intolerance: eczema (atopic […]

Gluten Free Crème de Brie Champagne and Crab Gratin, Alouette Cheese and The Adventures of Tintin Sweepstakes (and a Giveaway!)


  Let the adventure begin!  Alouette Cheese would like you to join them for an adventure in entertaining this coming holiday season with the release of the upcoming movie only in theaters, The Adventures of Tintin! Alouette has joined the quest with Tintin, an intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts […]

Gluten Free Pizza…and a Menu Plan

Gluten Free Pizza

  Before I share this week’s menu plan, I want to share my favorite recipes for homemade gluten free pizza – including ideas for dairy free toppings and tomato free pizza sauce! Gluten Free 101: PIZZA! If you are newly gluten free, you may be thinking that a really good pizza is now lost to […]

Slowcooker Green Chile Stew (and Home for the Holidays Giveaway Winners)

Green Chile Stew

I love Green Chile Stew and I cannot think of a better soup to warm you up on a cold, dreary winter day.  And the green chile is great for clearing out the sinuses! This recipe for Green Chile Stew comes from my father-in-law, Jim…he’s a bonafide soup master. Print Slowcooker Green Chile Stew Prep […]

Home for the Holidays: Gluten Free Fritters (also called Förtchen, Futtjens or Ferdons)

Gluten Free Fortchen

  Welcome to Day 3 of Home for the Holidays – Gluten-Free Style, hosted by Shirley Braden of Gluten Free Easily. In case you’ve missed the first two posts, here’s a quick recap for you:  From November 28 – December 23, we have 25 bloggers sharing 26 gluten-free recipes that mean “home” and “holidays” to […]

General Mills, Gluten Free Condensed Soup and a Menu Plan


Before I share this week’s menu plan, I’d like to share an excerpt from Friday’s New York Times Magazine article, Should We All Go Gluten Free? that caught my eye (bold emphasis added). During the week of my visit to General Mills, eight women attended Alcocer’s meeting. Lunch was served and questions were asked. Alcocer […]