Ethiopian Lentil Bowl

A friend gave this recipe to me several years ago, it was from some sort of seasonal cookbook, but sadly I can not remember the title or author. All I know is I have been making it for ten years and just love it! Simple, vegan, and gluten free - it doesn't get any better than that in my opinion. Great for an easy dinner…
February 4, 2019
FoodGluten-FreeRecipesSlow Cooker

Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls -aka Healthy Sloppy Joes

This is a recipe that I have been making for years and it started as a way to sneak more vegetables into my families diets. ­čÖé My family likes Sloppy Joe's but I wanted to add a healthier option and I have made adaptations to the traditional recipe to match what my family is willing to eat, we don't do well with green peppers -…
January 14, 2019

Mom’s Holiday Crescent Rolls

This is a family recipe that we make for every holiday since my earliest memory. The crescent rolls are not true French Crescent Rolls, but a American fresh dinner roll version rolled up in a crescent shape. They are always warm and delicious and I have to make a double batch because they get devoured. My mother would always make a huge batch and then…
December 23, 2018

Mixed Olive Tapenade

Olive tempenade is great for any occasion! I use it as an appetizer for guests and always have a homemade batch in the freezer, with a batch of homemade hummus, which is easy to bring out when friends arrive. The tempenade and hummus can be served with pita bred, gluten free bread or baguette. Vegetables also go great with tempenade or hummus. I have a Food Saver…
December 1, 2018

St. Augustine’s Mince Meat Pie Filling (aka: Chunky Applesauce)

This is another family recipe that my mother had found in a cookbook 30-40 years ago and for the life of me I have no idea which cookbook. She was always fascinated with the heritage cookbooks and those small church cookbooks that local small towns and authors would publish. Our family has a Scandinavian and English heritage, so there was always some traditional sweat being…
November 22, 2018

Moroccan Carrot Spread

This recipe has held the test of time (I call 12 years the test of time , with a mama of two boys things change quickly in this house)  and I have been making this dish about 12 years and really love it for parties, potlucks, appetizers, when ever needed. I found it in a vegetarian appetizer book, but have long since parted with the…
November 1, 2016

Tomato Soup

Here is a simple and tasty Tomato Soup recipe that I have been using for years. You can use fresh tomatoes or canned tomatoes. Usually, I wind up with canned tomatoes and less than 30 minutes until it is ready. My kids love it and we regularly have it for lunch. It can be made vegetarian and gluten-free.
October 27, 2016
Gluten FreeTravel TipsUncategorized

12 Gluten Free Snacks for Travel

Having a snacks are a great idea for travel, so you always have something ready. Sure you can buy things on board the plane or in the airport, but you never know when you might have a flight delayed and your dashing through the airport to try and make it to the next flight. Your plane could get stuck on the tarmac the the flight…
April 15, 2016