Month: February 2012

Some Of This & A Little Of That – Snack Bites

I’m going to call these “healthy” because they have lots of things that are relatively good for you and only one thing that you could probably live without if you had to. Brown sugar. Not a ton, just enough to add a little sweetness,… Continue Reading “Some Of This & A Little Of That – Snack Bites”

Sweet Potato Pitas

This recipe is adapted from Sadonna Heathman’s blog, basilandtime.com. Sadly, she is no longer blogging! I was very disappointed to see that her blog no longer existed the other day when I popped in to see what new and exciting gluten-free goodies she had… Continue Reading “Sweet Potato Pitas”

The View From Here

Just when I was beginning to get excited to work in the yard, this showed up yesterday… “Light snow flurries” with less than an inch of accumulation were predicted. These are pictures from about the first 1/2 hour of the “snow flurries”. When it… Continue Reading “The View From Here”

Italian Flatbread

Well, lucky me to have such a successful bread recipe right out of the gate! As those of us who cook gluten-free know, even when you follow an allergen free recipe exactly, it’s not guaranteed to turn out. This flatbread recipe is adapted from… Continue Reading “Italian Flatbread”

It’s All About The Bread

People who have to go gluten free and/or dairy free are always pleased when they find a great recipe that they can prepare that is satisfying, delicious, and doesn’t make them sick for a week after eating it. Yep, three days to an entire… Continue Reading “It’s All About The Bread”

The Gray Weather Blues

We’ve had a lot of gray weather this winter. We live in Washington, which everyone (who is not from here) automatically equates with rain – and maybe the Space Needle and Frasier, I don’t know. But not everyone in Washington lives in Seattle, of… Continue Reading “The Gray Weather Blues”

Tomato Salad with Sheep’s Milk Cheese and Fresh Basil

I found the cutest little organic tomatoes the other day at Trader Joe’s. I was also excited to run across white¬†balsamic vinegar. I didn’t even know such a thing existed! It opens up a whole new wave of ideas where a dark balsamic can’t… Continue Reading “Tomato Salad with Sheep’s Milk Cheese and Fresh Basil”

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I have to admit, I love Valentine’s Day. I love to bake and give gifts in cute little packages, I love the colors, I love the decorations, I love…LOVE. Kind of gross to some people, I know. But, there you have it. I’m a… Continue Reading “Happy Valentine’s Day!”

Peanut Butter, Pretzel, & Cherry Chocolate Clusters

Peanut Butter, Pretzel, & Cherry Chocolate Clusters 16 oz Dairy Free Semi-Sweet Chocolate About 1 Cup Crushed Gluten Free Pretzels 1/2 Jar Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter Dried Cherries (about 1/4 of a bag) Paper Candy Cups Line up the candy cups on a baking… Continue Reading “Peanut Butter, Pretzel, & Cherry Chocolate Clusters”

Clementine Buttercream Cupcakes

In case you haven’t noticed, now that I’ve figured out that I can make dairy free buttercream…I’m hooked. The options are endless and I plan on exercising all of them! (Enter maniacal laugh here.) So bear with me, I’m sure to run across something… Continue Reading “Clementine Buttercream Cupcakes”