Posts Tagged ‘Gluten free’

 

Bella McKenzie

Vegan and Gluten Free “Chocolate” Glazed Donuts

March 12th, 2013 by Bella McKenzie


Let me introduce you to my favorite - and the most popular of my donuts...The Vegan and Gluten Free Chocolatey Glazed Donuts.  No compromise in flavor here!  These are just like the classic favorite, except with a subtle coconut flavor in the amazingly simple and sweet chocolatey glaze, that does not require corn syrup (so its corn free!!).  These donuts are moist, and sincerely decadent.  You will for sure want to eat a second and third - easily.  Just picture yourself in your favorite coffee shop (Starbucks maybe???), served up one of these warm, chocolatey beauties.  I know, I know...

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Laura Hanley

Gluten-Free Pesto Fettuccine with Chicken

March 11th, 2013 by Laura Hanley

Since I received the world’s greatest fettuccine noodles in the mail (thank you Cappello’s Gluten-Free), I was determined to make nothing but the classiest sauce to go with them. But, the problem is…I’m not a classy cook. I’m a “that’s too many steps, I’ll probably mess something up” type of cook, which is why this recipe for Pesto Cream Sauce screamed, “I’M YOUR PERFECT MATCH!” during the search my mother and I conducted.FettucineServing-300x300

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When my husband and I lived in California, there was a place that we really loved to dine at named Dharma's.

Yes, it lived up to the name...

Cooky owner, rockstar looking workers, New Age decor...

Yet it was a wonderful place to eat out at. In fact, if you were in my town, it was an absolute must - everyone knew that.

This restaurant, beautifully was full of all sorts of healthy, organic, vegan, and gluten free clean eats. It was known for its colossal sized breakfast, lunch, and dinner options to try that crossed all cultural bounds - Indian cuisine, Asian, Mexican, Italian, American - you name it.

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I love to enjoy this almond milk with cereal, in smoothies, and in hot rooibos tea. I try to avoid drinking it by the glass, because it will usually be gone in a day if I do that.

Vanilla Almond Milk

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Amy Fothergill

Curried Cauliflower with Peas Recipe

March 8th, 2013 by Amy Fothergill

A big thank you to Aida Mollenkamp (see my interview with her here) for this recipe from her recent book "Keys to the Kitchen." I have made this twice, both times with much success. The children (now almost 9 and 7) loved it as well. I put my family chef spin on it so it's not quite as spicy. I hope you'll try it, even if you think your kids are picky eaters. It's worth a shot!currycaulidish

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Tips for Cooking On Your Own (A College Girl’s Perspective)

March 7th, 2013 by Candice Rose Clifford

gluten free shoppingToday I am going to share with you some tips for cooking for yourself, that I have turned into habits. These tips are helpful for anyone, but are particularly useful for those gluten-free college/ graduate students that are just starting to cook for themselves. Hope this helps.

  • Take advantage of your smart phone: I love to use my iPhone notes to make weekly meal plans and grocery shopping lists. This keeps me organized, on budget, and helps me during those particular busy (more…)

This year Passover is from sundown on March 25 through April 1, which is great news for those who eat gluten free because a number of gluten-free products have started arriving on store shelves that are only available during Passover. Crackers, bars, macaroons, and cereal are the newest addition to the Manischewitz line of gluten-free products.25024a691138e4650bc6d859a3778192 (more…)

Bella McKenzie

Cherry-Strawberry Green Smoothie Recipe

March 5th, 2013 by Bella McKenzie

Here is a nice little fruity smoothie for kids!

Get them to have a wonderfully yummy smoothie, but also get in their  daily greens.Screen shot 2013-02-21 at 4.50.46 PM (more…)

Bella McKenzie

Orange Raspberry Blueberry Muffins Recipe

March 4th, 2013 by Bella McKenzie

I once was in a shopping mall in California (Sears, I believe), and read a screen t-shirt that was soooo hilarious to me that I took a picture of it. It said (and I quote), "Muffins are just ugly cupcakes". It had a picture of this beautifully conceited cupcake staring down its low-esteemed muffin companion.

I know - pretty mean - but I had to laugh!

Now of course, I view it as "Cupcakes are just pretty muffins with hats on", but that is neither here nor there.DSC_0239-1

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Flying Gluten Free: An Experience of Note

February 28th, 2013 by CC Bonaduce

With the recent announcement of the merger between American Airlines and US Airways, it seemed a good time to discuss how to be gluten free while traveling.  Based on my customer service experience, it honestly might be preferable if US Airways didn’t save American from their financial crisis.  Being gluten free is challenging even with the many dining options we have on land. If one restaurant doesn’t work, you can always hop in your car and try another. Take us up 30,000 feet into the air and we may be in for what will feel like a very long trip with very few options, if any at all.

Does being gluten free change the way I travel? Absolutely.  There are some things you should take into consideration before hopping on your next 757 to make sure you are prepared. The lesson I learned from traveling with American Airlines? Pack some snacks or starve.

customer_serviceI found that the flight attendants were ill-equipped to deal with gluten free needs.  Here was my experience with American Airlines on a flight from LAX to DCA on December 29, 2012: (more…)