Ambrosia or “Fruit Gumbo”

Ambrosia or “Fruit Gumbo”

This recipe comes from my friend L.D. Sledge. It’s the perfect springtime or summertime treat. It lasts 3-4 days, but it’ll probably disappear before then! INGREDIENTS: Cut-up: Oranges Pineapples Granny Smith apples Grapefruit Banana Walnuts Sliced almonds Sliced pecans Tiny marshmallows (optional) Cherries Blueberries Sweetened shredded coconut   DIRECTIONS:   Combine ingredients and mix in […]

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Gluten-Free Kids at School: Federal Programs and Gluten-Free Lunches

Gluten-Free Kids at School: Federal Programs and Gluten-Free Lunches

Raising gluten-free children can be a tough job. A gluten-free diet can already be enough of a headache, requiring major changes in your own kitchen, how you celebrate the holidays, and dining out. Then there’s the matter of school, a whole challenge in itself. Fortunately, the American Celiac Disease Alliance has stepped forward to make […]

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Dairy-Free Cashew “Sour Cream”

Dairy-Free Cashew “Sour Cream”

Serve this dairy-free topping on your favorite tasty Mexican dish! INGREDIENTS: 3/2 c cashews, soaked for at least 4 hrs. 1 ½ tbsp lime juice 1 tsp agave 1 tsp sea salt ½ c filtered water   DIRECTIONS: In a high-powered blender, blend all ingredients until smooth. Tina Turin www.GlutenFreeHelp.info k.m.

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Pumpkin Seed Treats

Pumpkin Seed Treats

These gluten-free, grain-free goodies taste like they’re from the oven, but they’re raw. Kids just love these as a special surprise in their lunchbox or waiting for them on the kitchen table when they get home. Dip them in some soymilk for extra deliciousness!   INGREDIENTS: 1 c pumpkin seed meal (butter) 3 tbsp date […]

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Grandpa’s Gluten-Free Gourmet-Review

Grandpa’s Gluten-Free Gourmet-Review

Mom and pop companies always have a special place in my heart. When Grandpa’s Gluten-Free Gourmet first contacted me I was curious to try their encrusting for more than one reason. I hadn’t had good gluten-free fried chicken in what felt like eons. With a busy schedule like mine I don’t have nearly enough time […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cashew Butter Cookies

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cashew Butter Cookies

If you like peanut butter cookies, you’ll love these cashew butter cookies.  Watch out, these gluten-free, grain-free cookies will go fast! INGREDIENTS: 2 c roasted cashew butter 1 c ground fine cashew flour (from raw cashews) 10-12 tbsp raw honey, heated 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or ground vanilla beans   […]

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Just Poppin Gluten-Free Sorghum Cinnamon Kashi

Just Poppin Gluten-Free Sorghum Cinnamon Kashi

  I had a blast coming up with this altered version of a recipe supplied by Just Poppin for their granola. There’s nothing like snacking on this gluten free treat during Movie Night, or leave a bowl out for the kids to enjoy when they get home from school. Check out the review I did […]

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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes-Gluten-Free, Grain-Free

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes-Gluten-Free, Grain-Free

I turn to this gluten-free, grain-free recipe whenever I’m in the mood for some tasty comfort food, especially when the weather’s cooler. Try it with a yummy chicken dish. INGREDIENTS: 4 ½ c cauliflower ¾ c cashews, soaked 4 hrs. (optional) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 ½ tsp salt 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 medium […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Chocolate Piping

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Chocolate Piping

  I made shapes of hearts and ovals but really any shape can be made.  These gluten-free, soy-free chocolate “designs” can be used on tops of cupcakes, cakes, served with a cup of cappuccino or with a small bowl of fruit for a classy dessert. Make sure you make the piping thick enough.   INGREDIENTS […]

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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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Jovial Foods- GLuten-Free Review

Jovial Foods- GLuten-Free Review

This wonderful company, Jovial, has come out with some truly delicious items. Jovial’s cookies and pastas are all handcrafted in the northeast region of Italy in Veneto. This bakery is family-owned, all-organic, and everything is baked in small batches. The three flavors, Chocolate Vanilla Cream, Chocolate Chocolate Cream, and Fig Fruit Filled, were all an […]

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Mr. Ritt’s Mixes- Gluten-Free Review

Mr. Ritt’s Mixes- Gluten-Free Review

Over thirty years ago, Mr. Ritt opened a bakery in Philadelphia that would later become a gluten-free establishment and gain a dedicated fan base among the gluten-free community. It’s no surprise that after closing his bakery’s doors, Mr. Ritt was met with the demands of his enthusiastic customers who couldn’t do without his tasty creations. […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Bacon Candy

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Bacon Candy

I like bacon, and I like candy, so I gave this recipe a try, and boy, was it delicious! Kids will love this gluten-free treat, for sure. INGREDIENTS 1 lb. bacon Brown sugar DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Slice bacon into 1-in.strips and coat with brown sugar. 3. Bake at 350 degrees […]

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Gluten-Free Streusel Topping

Gluten-Free Streusel Topping

The gluten-free version of this classic topping is easy and delicious. Top your favorite desserts with it for a new, scrumptious twist! INGREDIENTS ½ c firmly packed brown sugar ½ c quick-cooking GF oats 1/3 c GF flour mix 6 tbsp butter, melted DIRECTIONS 1. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, oats, and flour. […]

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Gluten-Free Poppy Seed Bread Rolls- Using Better Batter

Gluten-Free Poppy Seed Bread Rolls- Using Better Batter

Make these to enjoy with dinner tonight—but be careful not to fill up on them! Grab your bread roll fast–they quickly disappear from the table!   INGREDIENTS 2 c Better Batter Gluten Free Flour 1 tsp salt 1/3 c sugar (sugar may be added to taste) 4 eggs 1.5 c milk, milk substitute, or water […]

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Gluten-Free,Grain-Free Delicious Chicken Salad with Paprika Sandwiches

Gluten-Free,Grain-Free Delicious Chicken Salad with Paprika Sandwiches

What a delicious lunch or snack, high in protein and oh-so-satisfying! Yes, it is simple, but I use only the Vegenaise, and it just is the right condiment for this one, for those of us who are gluten– and dairy-free. INGREDIENTS Chicken breast halves 1 c VEGENAISE mayonnaise 1 tbsp paprika ¼ tbsp cayenne 2 […]

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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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Gluten-Free Super Yummy Unique Banana Bread

Gluten-Free Super Yummy Unique Banana Bread

Here is another option which my testers and I have been playing with and cannot eat enough of. Sometimes the recipe is just so darn good, there is none left to share with others until the next batch. This was one of them! INGREDIENTS 4 cups gluten-free flour mix 2 tsp. baking soda 2 tbsp […]

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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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Gluten Free Apple Pie with Crumble Topping

Gluten Free Apple Pie with Crumble Topping

This was contributed by Brenna Jensen, who writes, “I have made this pie so often; the crust is great as posted in the recipe, but I’ve also used it to make pumpkin and berry pie as well. Enjoy!” Thanks, Brenna! INGREDIENTS Pastry Crust (makes two crusts) 1 1/2 cups gluten-free flour (Bob’s Red Mills All […]

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