Month: June 2011

Namaste Brownies

If you haven’t tried Namaste’s Brownie Mix, you need to. This is one of the first things I tried when I went gluten and dairy-free and it never disappoints. The brownies come out of the oven smelling absolutely fabulous. They are rich,¬†chocolaty, and oh….

Sweet Potato Fries

Everyone has that one food that is their biggest weakness. I have several that I love and several more that I try not to keep in my house very often because I can’t leave them alone. But the one food that is probably the…

Baked Salmon, Potato Cakes with Sheep’s Milk Cheese, & Grilled Vegetables

Well, we have yet to start summer here in my neck of the woods but that doesn’t stop me from grilling. ¬†Somehow I keep thinking that if I cook summer food and drink summer cocktails it will just have to show up. Hopefully, sooner…

Lettuce Wrapped Lunch

Since going gluten-free I’ve come to really appreciate the bunless burger. On occasion, I do make gluten-free hamburger buns but truthfully, a hamburger is just as tasty wrapped in lettuce. It certainly makes for a lighter meal and if you are OK with having…

Granola Bars – Movita Style

This recipe is adapted from Movita’s blog, which she adapted from Alton Brown. First of all, if you don’t have Movita’s blog bookmarked on your computer, you should. She is witty, creative, and just plain entertaining to read. I’ve tried a couple of her…

Gluten Free Store Bought Soup

So tonight I’m trying yet another brand of gluten-free, dairy-free, store-bought soup. I’m up to about probably the 4th brand and so far, I haven’t liked any of them. They taste weird, nothing like “real” soup, or even soup that I make at home…

Summer Salads

A few days ago our son graduated from high school. Such an exciting time for the whole family! It really is true what “they” say…it all just goes by so incredibly fast. Eighteen years in a flash! We are all really looking forward to…