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gluten free polenta blackberry cobbler recipe

Polenta Blackberry Cobbler

I follow the 80/20 rule when eating sugar and consider fruit to be part of my 20%, but I do sample the sweet stuff from time-to-time. And I do have a family, so it’s fun to bake things for them! One of our family favorites has always been baked fruit cobbler—with whatever fruit is in… Read More


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Sometimes I Say Yes

Trending recently has been to just say YES Please! Amy Poehler and Shonda Rhimes are all about it, and both have fairly new books out on the subject. But sometimes you can’t—or shouldn’t—say yes. There’s too many plates spinning, or life is messy. People are counting on us. We can’t always jump up or lean… Read More


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Breakfast of Champions

“The breakfast of champions is not cereal, it’s the opposition.” —Nick Seitz  Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, and these 4 different Breakfast of Champions will certainly kick-start your day. Each one is gluten-free and low-carb / no carb and will give you LOTS of energy. You shouldn’t get hungry for at least… Read More


The “Right Stuff” Meatballs

Meatballs (MB’s) are a superpower food for me, and these had just the Right Stuff—with pine nuts and raisins. Meatballs are incredibly versatile. I love to change things up and experiment with the many different ways they can be made. These MB’s are authentic, too. The real deal. Just like the original 7 Astronauts. Special… Read More


mussels white wine recipe gluten free

Mussels (Or Clams) in White Wine

One 5 lb bag of Mussels  One bottle of Pinot Grigio  8 garlic cloves  2 tbsp olive oil  2 basil leaves   ½ cup shaved aged Asiago cheese  A generous sprinkle of both parsley & oregano  1. First, clean the mussels in cold fresh water to remove any sand and grit before steaming them. Discard… Read More


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Just Keep Moving Forward…

My friend Lori sent me this quote in a text message. She has Celiac, too, and has been through some of the same trials as me. These little nuggets of inspiration help keep us going throughout the day! Doubt will always exist in one form or another. We can’t avoid it, and we can’t suppress… Read More


taco salad simply gluten free recipe

Taco Salad

I probably could eat Mexican food ev-ER-y day! It’s my favorite type of food, even though I am 100% Italian. 🙂 This recipe from the spring issue of Simply Gluten Free Magazine inspired me to make my own taco salad. They always have GREAT content, and I pick up the new issue whenever it comes… Read More


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Tea!

Want to have some tea with me?  Sit outside beside the sea  Lean back in your comfy chair  Let the wind flow through your hair  Feel the sun’s warmth on your skin  Tell me everything… just begin  I’m not moving from this place  Watch the smile on your face  Let the minutes turn to hours … Read More


Empathy

You know you’ve been working too hard, for too long, when you realize you’ve never seen the movie Funny Face with Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn. How did this happen? My favorite college course was The History of George Gershwin for a Humanities credit my sophomore year. The fact that I missed out on this… Read More


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Delicious Citrus

When I first moved to Florida, my father-in-law Fritz used to eat fresh grapefruit from his backyard over the sink. It’s such a good memory of him—that and his love for peanut butter and jelly. Instead of wasting time going out, he’d rather be sailing on his sailboat, The Guffey. We have a spot in… Read More