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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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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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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Crunchy Gluten Free

Where have I been?  It has been a long time.  But to answer the question I have been in many places over the past several weeks.  Time really does have a way of marching on. In April we had the grand-girls for a week during their spring break.  Awesome!  Nothing beats being a Grandma!!  We …

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The People In My Life

My mother’s eldest sister passed away last week and I am now back home after the funeral.  The loss caused me to pause and consider the people in my life.  Life is about relationships.  The relationships that you share for a short period and those that became a lasting part of your life.  Over the …

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