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gluten free holiday spirits

Gluten Free Holiday Spirits

Holiday spirits will certainly get you in the spirit—unless you sip something that makes you sick. Many people can go with the flow and imbibe their holiday cocktails without worry, but for those of us with celiac, gluten sensitivity, food allergies, or even those of us watching our weight, it can be very challenging. But… Read More


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The BEST Chicken Recipe Ever!

This chicken is truly the BEST chicken recipe ever! I love making this dish for all my good friends that visit. The number one reason is because it’s so simple. I know it like the back of my hand so I can focus on THEM. The second reason it’s special is because it’s a comfort meal.… Read More


gluten free amazing grazing party appetizers dinner

Amazing GRAZE

Asking if someone has allergies or preferences when you’re planning a dinner or party is a newish thing for me. I never thought about it until I was diagnosed with Celiac and I never ever expect anyone to ask me. I’m here for the company! It really hit me to ask this question after I… Read More


gluten free west indian curried shrimp recipe with peaches

Unofficial Start of Summer

When the boys come home, we are fully obsessed with enjoying the great outdoors and cooking up something beautiful. It isn’t quite summer… but last weekend sure felt like it!  So last Friday was all about: • Walking at Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge • Feeling over-the-top GRATEFUL  • Cooking up anything delicious with curry The first… Read More


simple boil and bake gluten free bbq ribs

First Dibs on Ribs

There is nothing quite like Texas BBQ. I had some of the best food I’ve EVER eaten the last time I was in Texas. So, for Memorial Day Weekend, I planned a full-out BBQ rib dinner. It’s been almost a year since I’ve made them. It was in August of last summer! I’ve made ribs… Read More



ciroc vodka gluten free spirits

Ciroc

I had do idea Ciroc was Ciroc and that it would rock my socks! I’ve been such a loyal Woodford girl that I almost missed out on this delicious spirit. On a recent business trip we heard all about it from a friend’s wife who also has celiac. It’s her favorite drink. I tried it… Read More


kentucky derby matchstick carrot burgers gluten free party

Kentucky Derby Burgers

What’s a delicious way to make an ordinary burger extraordinary… ? Add lots of sweet matchstick carrots! It makes a tasty, different kind of burger that’s perfect for a party. Or just a regular ‘ol lunch when your son pops in for a short visit and makes your (Mother’s) Day! Maybe your kids aren’t that… Read More


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Grateful Dinner

We had a Grateful Dinner this weekend for our friends Bill and Spencer. We had no way to express our gratitude for all the things we wanted to thank Bill for—and we certainly couldn’t find enough words—so we expressed our appreciation with dinner! Boy, was this a long time coming. It was a special night.… Read More