Category:  Gluten-Free Options

Crunchy Maple Granola

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 22/07
Crunchy Maple Granola

Typically, dishes like spaghetti and chili are thought to improve with age.  But I have always thought that this concept applied to my Chunky Granola, a longtime family and… Read More »

Beef & Brown Rice Stuffed 8-Ball Zucchini

In Beef, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 18/07
Beef & Rice Stuffed 8-Ball Zucchini

The first time I laid eyes on an 8-ball zucchini, I was intrigued. Its forest green skin with pale green striations is quite pretty, but the summer squash’s… Read More »

Easy Fruit & Yogurt Popsicles

In Breakfast Foods, Desserts, Frozen Treats, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks
by Ann on 11/07
2-Ingredient Fruit and Yogurt Popsicles

I have a vivid memory of running through the sprinkler with my sister on a hot summer day, only to hear the distant melody of an ice cream… Read More »

Chicken & Broccoli Slaw with Speedy Thai Peanut Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 08/07
Chicken & Broccoli Slaw with Speedy Thai Peanut Sauce

You work hard to get dinner on the table, so why not make your dinner work for you?  The following super simple, healthy meal is a fabulous way… Read More »

Dinner (and leftovers) out of one 3-ingredient marinade

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Side Dishes
by Ann on 01/07
A 3-ingredient marinade makes a meal...and more

So I did what I have been strictly avoiding for a very long time.  I cooked on live TV.  The thought of preparing something delicious in two to… Read More »

Prosciutto Fig Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella, Arugula & Manchego

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Pizza & Sandwiches
by Ann on 10/06
Prosciutto Fig Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella, Arugula & Manchego

Like many of you, I frequently use the “a little of this, a little of that” approach to cooking.  But when writing for this blog, I keep pencil… Read More »

Southwestern Confetti Coleslaw

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 30/05
Southwestern Coleslaw Salad -- a healthy, mayo-free salad that's a good source of protein, too

Classic, creamy coleslaw is a perennial picnic and cookout favorite. Like potato salad and baked beans, coleslaw plays a popular supporting role on any plate starring fried chicken… Read More »

Dark Chocolate Jar Cakes

In Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Mason Jar Ideas
by Ann on 27/05
Dark Chocolate Jar Cakes

Curling up with a new cookbook always feels like a treat to me.  When said book happens to be penned by a dear friend, is loaded with colorful photos,… Read More »

Gluten-Free Almond-Coconut Strawberry Shortcakes

In Breads & Muffins, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 23/05
Almond Coconut Strawberry Shortcake -- healthy & gluten-free

Delving into my mom’s strawberry shortcake was a much-anticipated welcome to the local strawberry season when I was a kid. Mom always made her biscuit-like shortcake in a… Read More »

Folded Omelet for One with Lox, Shallot & Yogurt

In Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 20/05
lox and yogurt omelet

My favorite New York City breakfast is quite simple: a fresh, chewy bagel with a shmear (to use proper deli lingo) of cream cheese and a layer of… Read More »