Gluten-Free Blog


I have fond memories from my childhood of summer barbecues in the backyard. I would sit outside on the deck and watch my dad clean out the grill, stack up the charcoal, and then wait until they were white hot before we threw on the burgers and hot dogs. Meanwhile, my mom prepared the typical […]   Read more »

Grilled Cheese for dessert?  Absolutely!  We usually think of grilled cheese as a savory dish; the ideal companion to a bowl of rich tomato soup and a perfectly gooey base for all of your topping choices. This sandwich is comfort food at its finest.  My version of the perfect savory grilled cheese includes brie and grilled […]   Read more »

Get ready for grilled cheese nirvana! April is National Grilled Cheese Month. What better time to introduce this beauty of a sandwich to the world? You could settle for a regular, Joe-Schmoe grilled cheese, or you can try this version! The perfect blend of sweet and savory, with a decided POW! of BBQ tang, makes […]   Read more »

There’s something alluring about the variability of meals that can be built from a foundation of two staple ingredients – bread and cheese.  Whether you like your grilled cheese ‘dressed up’ or ‘perfectly plain,’ the addition of a few ingredients can turn your simple meal idea into a culinary work of art.  Moreover, the grilled […]   Read more »

5 Gluten Free Recipes for Passover

April 6, 2012 at 9:59 am

Of all the holidays celebrated, Passover may be one of the easiest for those eating gluten free. Why? During the eight days of Passover, those who observe tradition do not eat any regular breads or baked goods. Wheat, oats, barley, rye, and spelt are forbidden, with the exception of matzo, which is made with flour […]   Read more »

Secret Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

March 28, 2012 at 8:41 am

Chocolate mousse: decadent, rich, and perfectly creamy.  A smooth, velvety treat, this melt-in-your-mouth dessert is a piece of absolute chocolate perfection.  Unfortunately, it is also full of fat, calories, and sugar.  Usually, I will save this dessert for a special occasion.  Not only is it wickedly unhealthy, but also very time consuming– chock-full of manual […]   Read more »

Gluten-Free Maple Glazed Banana Donuts

March 23, 2012 at 8:00 am

Donuts are not typically thought of as a healthy food. In fact, quite the contrary! Donuts usually conjure up images of portly policemen and office break rooms, where jelly filled temptations and sugar dusted dough balls threaten our New Year’s resolutions to lose weight. Despite their unhealthy reputation…Americans love their donuts! Why deprive ourselves of […]   Read more »

5 Healthy Gluten Free Snacks

March 22, 2012 at 8:05 am

Have you noticed how popular gluten free has become in the past year? Every news broadcast, food-based website, and health-oriented magazine is talking about it and providing advice for those interested. Whether you have to eat gluten free out of necessity or are looking to make healthy changes to your diet, it is important to […]   Read more »

A Very Gluten Free St. Patrick’s Day

March 16, 2012 at 11:02 am

Put simply, I don’t think saying “I love all things Irish” even begins to sum up how I feel. I eat, sleep, and breathe Ireland. My love affair with all things Irish began at childhood. I was raised eating corned beef and cabbage on a regular basis, watching VHS tapes of Riverdance at my grandparent’s […]   Read more »

Baked Eggs with Rosemary Toast {Gluten Free}

February 24, 2012 at 8:00 am

One lazy, Saturday morning…. The rest of the household could be heard rustling around in bed, having decided it was simply too early to be up and about. This was the perfect morning for an extraordinary breakfast. I began pulling ingredients out of the refrigerator;  leftover chopped tomato, the last of the eggs… the makings for […]   Read more »

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