How can it be gluten free?

Seems that I’m always trying to explain where I’ve been.  It has been awhile since I posted.  I often use the excuse of time got away from me or some other such nonsense.  How about I haven’t been creating or modifying recipes as much but have been using 2 amazing cookbooks I have found. In …

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Stuffed Peppers

Following a gluten free diet is getting easier and easier.  In the beginning, it was almost impossible to eat out.  Then their was the shopping nightmares of reading every label and hoping you get it right.  Learning the code words for items that might contain gluten was an experience.  Now items are labeled and allergy …

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Gluten Free With Crunch

Being gluten free isn’t so bad. Right? What about texture? What about crunch? What about frying food and the batter falling off? Manufacturers have come a long way in making it easier to be gluten free. There are more and more gluten free products on the market. Unfortunately, one cannot always rely on the same …

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Why Pay The Same (Or More) For Less

I have been in a funk lately. People on special diets are discriminated against. Think about it. When eating out there are many items on the menu that are eliminated because of let’s say gluten and/or dairy. Most places at best have a limited selection. Ever been offered a gluten-free or dairy free bread with …

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Crispy Meatloaf

There was a time that I use to make excuses for not updating this blog more often.  Not anymore!  There was also a time that I thought I would have more time to do things like this at retirement.  Not anymore!  The truth is that I am probably as busy now if not busier than …

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Happy National Cookie Day!

Yep, today is National Cookie Day. What a perfect time to start doing some holiday baking. Today was spent decorating the Christmas tree and yes baking cookies. Early in my gluten-free life cookies were often a problem. For a long time I wasn’t able to enjoy some of my favorite cookies. Over the years manufacturers …

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Happy Thanksgiving

How many gluten free Thanksgivings have I enjoyed to date?  Quite a few.  I remember the first year.  It was a little different but as I soon learned an adventure.  I did some looking back in posts and found my first gluten free Thanksgiving in 2010.  Only 5 years ago?  I thought it was longer.  …

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Good Enough!

No not food this time.  This is about so much more.  Life has been really “crazy”.  If you don’t believe me just watch the news.  I live in the Chattanooga area and one would have to have been on a deserted island without electronics not to know what happened here.  Add that with other news …

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