Gluten-Free Nut Butter Rice Crisps

Gluten-Free Nut Butter Rice Crisps

  This is fun, easy, gluten-free and absolutely loved by people of all ages. Kids have fun making this and you can add variety. Terrific as a snack for your child’s lunchbox! INGREDIENTS 1 cup creamy nut butter (peanut, almond, etc.) ½ cup room-temperature honey (or ½ cup honey and ½ cup maple syrup) Gluten-free […]

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Swiss Chard and Mushrooms With Cajun’s Choice Blackened Seasoning-Gluten-Free, Grain-Free

Swiss Chard and Mushrooms With Cajun’s Choice Blackened Seasoning-Gluten-Free, Grain-Free

    I have been using this spice on almost everything: salads, chicken, cole slaw, eggs and veggies. My favorite combo thus far has been swiss chard and mushrooms, liberally seasoned with this tasty spice:   INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch of swiss chard, torn into shreds 1 pint of white mushrooms, sliced 1 clove garlic, chopped […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Spicy Mexican Chocolate Pudding

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Spicy Mexican Chocolate Pudding

(serves 4) I love to pair this dairy free dish with these delicious gluten-free brownie muffins!   INGREDIENTS   1 c coconut milk (not light) 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/3 to 1/4 c agave nectar 1 tsp orange zest ¼ c unsweetened cocoa powder 1/8 tsp fine sea salt pinch of cayenne 1 12.3-oz. box […]

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Go-Go Rice- Gluten-Free Review

Go-Go Rice- Gluten-Free Review

I was a bit skeptical testing “already-cooked” rice in a bowl. It appealed to me somewhat, as it was organic and preservative-free, and sometimes I do need a side dish and don’t want to wait for the standard forty minutes for my brown rice. So I gave Go-Go Rice a shot and asked my test […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Grapefruit Aioli Sauce

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Grapefruit Aioli Sauce

This sauce is delicious and the perfect accompaniment to my GF crab fritters (include link)! INGREDIENTS ½ c mayonnaise ½ c sour cream 1 grapefruit (squeezed of juice) DIRECTIONS 1. Combine ingredients and heat in a pan until warm. 2. Serve over Gluten-Free crab fritters (include link) or any other recipe of your choice.   […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cajun’s Choice Shrimp

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cajun’s Choice Shrimp

Try this really yummy shrimp recipe using Cajun Choice seasoning. It is so good for dinner, for appetizers or just on a salad for a light lunch! Try also with yummy veggies. Ingredients: 1 Cajun shrimp seasoning packet Approximately 24 precooked medium sized shrimp 1/3-1/2 butter stick 1/3-1/2 lemon juiced   Directions: Put all shrimp […]

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Converting Your Favorite Recipes to Gluten-Free

Converting Your Favorite Recipes to Gluten-Free

Now that you’re gluten-free, you don’t have to say goodbye to your favorite recipes. If you have tons of family recipes that have been handed down to you, this can be very good news! The conversion process is simple: just use gluten-free flour blend (which you can make yourself using my gluten-free flour blend recipe—or […]

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Cajun’s Choice- Gluten-Free,Grain-Free Shrimp, Crab & Crawfish Boil

Cajun’s Choice- Gluten-Free,Grain-Free Shrimp, Crab & Crawfish Boil

One of my lovely readers purchased Cajun Choices Shrimp, Crab and Crawfish Boil and put her own spin on it. Take a look at what she has to say and check out the Cajun Choice review.   “I love to use my “Crab Boil” for other things besides a base for soups. I actually put […]

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Riega Foods Product Review

Riega Foods Product Review

Riega Foods has four new amazing cheese sauces I had to share with you. Kids and adults alike love them. Not only are they tested to ensure they contain less than 20 ppm of gluten, but they come in four flavors and in easy-to-make packs: Yellow Cheddar, White Cheddar, Pepper Jack, and Alfredo. Each individual […]

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Macro Life Naturals – Review

Macro Life Naturals – Review

I had the wonderful opportunity to test a few of Macro Life Naturals Products, the Macro Greens and the Miracle Reds and 3 incredible bars they now offer. I am celiac. Let me clarify,  I am a highly (and I mean highly) sensitive to “greens”celiac- such as barley grass and wheat grass, so please do […]

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Food Review: Namaste Foods

Food Review: Namaste Foods

  Namaste Foods, L.L.C. prides itself on the concept and purpose of nourishing the body with good food, which in turn nourishes the mind and spirit. I think celiac and gluten-sensitive individuals can agree that this statement is true. With my testers in Florida and L.A. licking their lips in satisfaction over their Namaste Chocolate […]

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Cooking with Quinoa

Cooking with Quinoa

Quinoa, pronounced KEEN-wa, although considered to be a grain, is a seed with a delicious nutty taste packed with protein. In fact, it’s a complete protein, which means it has all of the nine essential amino acids. For people on a gluten-free diet, it’s a great gluten-free source of protein. Quinoa is prepared in the […]

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Chocolate Tofu Filling

Chocolate Tofu Filling

You are going to love this delicious dessert! It’s a simple, fast, and rewarding dessert to present to the table. It really brings the smiles. Kids love it and so does my chocolate-lover husband. (1 filling for a pie or 8 little ramekins) INGREDIENTS 16 oz (2 packs) firm silken tofu ½ c cocoa dark […]

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Food Review: Cajun’s Choice

Food Review: Cajun’s Choice

Reviewing and testing Cajun Choice products was not only an educational experience in the kitchen, it was also an educational experience in the culture of Louisiana, Creoles and Cajuns. As we tested the various spice seasonings sent to us, we pleasantly transformed the simplest of dishes into delicious meals bursting with flavors perfectly teasing our […]

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Just Poppin’  “Crunchy Munchy”

Just Poppin’ “Crunchy Munchy”

This recipe is an adaptation of a recipe submitted to one of my testers, Miranda Jade. She loved some of the holiday treats that are on sale and decided to make a slight change and come up with her own recipe. Hint: her favorite starts with the word Moose.   After a couple tries- the […]

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Gluten Free Help, Tina Turbin and Oprah!

Gluten Free Help, Tina Turbin and Oprah!

Recently I published a rave review of Just Poppin’s delicious popped sorghum, including many recipes which include this delicious ingredient. More recipes will be posted over the coming months so be sure to sign up for my regular emails on the Home Page. I was pleasantly surprised to find a very large banner featuring my […]

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Health Benefits of Quinoa

Health Benefits of Quinoa

You’ve probably heard me raving about quinoa, a protein-packed and delicious grain-like seed. Quinoa, pronounced KEEN-wa, although considered to be a grain, is a seed with a delicious nutty taste packed with protein. In fact, it’s a complete protein, which means it has all of the nine essential amino acids. For people on a gluten-free […]

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Just Poppin Organic Popping Sorghum Grain- Review

Just Poppin Organic Popping Sorghum Grain- Review

  Just Poppin’s Organic Popping Sorghum Grain is a product I was very excited to test. I could not believe that there could be a corn alternative—that is so available for my gluten-free friends and visitors to enjoy. When we popped it, it looked like miniature popcorn. It was actually rather cute, and not at all […]

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No-Pudge Brownies in A Cup – 2 Points (Weight Watchers)

No-Pudge Brownies in A Cup – 2 Points (Weight Watchers)

  I don’t know if any of you ever had (in your non-GF days) “NO PUDGE” brownies, but they are these lowfat brownies that are obviously not GF. Well my husband loves this “NO PUDGE”-inspired, gluten-free mix I created! You can take just tablespoons of the mix and one tablespoon of fat free yogurt, stir […]

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Delicious Caramel Sauce With Orange Zest

Delicious Caramel Sauce With Orange Zest

This is so fun to make and so good over ice cream, a slice of apple pie or the right piece of cake. Makes 1½ cups   INGREDIENTS ¾ c sugar ¼ c water ¾ c heavy cream 5½ tbsp butter (unsalted) ¼ c gluten-free corn syrup 1¼ tsp orange zest – very fine DIRECTIONS […]

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