Food for Little Monkeys: Gluten Free Banana Pudding

The first two layers are in. I love the animal shaped cookies for this!

Pudding has always been one of my favorite “easy” desserts. My mom always kept a few boxes of pudding mix in the pantry and my brother and I would often mix up a batch when we wanted a dessert. It wasn’t until I was an adult that I made pudding from scratch. It’s still amazingly […]

A Gluten Free Bread Case Study: Trust The Process

A fried egg sandwich on homemade gluten free bread.

Back at the end of June I told you all how excited I was at the prospect of teaching a 300 people how to bake gluten free bread during July.  I have to say, baking with the July 300 students has been even more fun that I imagined!   Today I’d like to share Victoria’s […]

The Hidden Cause Behind GF Bread Failures

GF Bread Baked in a Pullman Loaf Pan

Gluten free bread is more of a science than an art and precision matters. In my gluten free cooking classes we weigh all of the flours to ensure that the we’re using the same amount each time. We use one thermometer to monitor the oven temperature, and a separate thermometer to determine when the bread […]

Coconut Ice Cream In a Bag – An Easy Gluten Free, Casein Free Dessert


At some point in every person’s life, they should make ice cream in a bag. Turning a bag of liquids into frozen solids in a matter of minutes is pretty awe-inspiring for anyone who’s familiar with how long ice takes to freeze. The feat reaches the level of miraculous when the end result is a […]

Why Peanut Butter Cookies Don’t Need Flour


Here’s a trivia question for you: What are the 4 essential ingredients in a cookie recipe? We’ll get to the answer in a minute – but first let me tell you why this is on my mind. One of our favorite cookies is John’s Gluten Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie. It’s simple enough that […]

“First GF Bread” Pics from my July 300 Students

Gluten Free Bread 101 - Becci

We’ve mentioned several times over the last week or so that we’ve updated and expanded our cooking classes. So today I wanted to tell you exactly what is in your first class: Gluten Free Bread 101, so that you’ll a better idea of what to expect and whether it’s right for you. The Goal: The […]

5 Tips To Speed Up Your Gluten Free Bread Baking

Only about 20 minutes of active work (and that’s a pretty generous estimate!) Baking gluten free bread does not have to take a lot of time. In fact, there were many times during my busy career as a tax accountant in which I baked multiple loaves of bread per week. Don’t let busyness be your […]

Impending Earthquake Caused By Gluten Free Bakers

I’m super excited about the month of July! Want to know why? Because, by the end of July, 300 people will have jumped up and down in their kitchen because they just baked the best gluten free bread they’ve ever eaten. But that’s not the only reason I’m excited. I’m also excited because I’m going […]

Home Brewed Kombucha From Our Traveling Gluten Free Kitchen


I promised you pictures of my kombucha and here they are. I’m still quite a newbie at kombucha brewing, so this post is just a “tour” of what I’m doing, for those who are curious. The Kombucha Tour From Our Traveling Kitchen: Kombucha is fermented sweetened tea. You mix cooled, sweet tea with a kombucha […]

How To Make Phenomenal Gluten Free Grilled Corn On the Cob With 5 Ingredients


Last summer we spent a lovely evening at a little small-town farmer’s market in California. The kids rode ponies, we browsed the library book sales and we all gorged ourselves on grilled corn on the cob while listening to some stellarly bad karoeke. Monday night we decided to recreate a little bit of that night, […]

Three Rules To Effortlessly Maintain A Clean Kitchen

My parents have often joked that they know when I’m visiting because the kitchen is always 10x messier than normal. In fact, my mom’s self-appointed job when I am cooking for all of us is to follow me around and clean up after me. Spoons disappear from the counter 5 seconds after I’ve stirred the […]

Banana Bread Muffins

My oldest child has been requesting banana bread for weeks, and this past Saturday we finally had 5 bananas on hand that were ripe enough for baking. This of course led to a batch of banana bread muffins, an impromptu baking and math lesson for my 6 yr old, and a delicious brunch. I’m sorry […]

Fruit & Yogurt: A High Protein, Gluten Free Breakfast Option

All three of my kids have been eating more grains and sugar than I would like at breakfast, so I recently did an internet search for no-cook, high protein breakfast options.  I was QUITE disappointed. Every single blog and website in the search results had the same suggestions over and over and over.  Bleh. We […]

Gluten Free Orange Peel Chicken – The More Paleo Recipe


For several years, we’ve been using Sally’s GF Orange Peel Chicken recipe as one of our go-to recipes when we had a Chinese take-out craving. It’s a very yummy recipe. This week, as we were brainstorming meal ideas on the way to the grocery store, one of us remembered Orange Peel Chicken. Once it was […]

Thai Peanut Chicken Recipe


I recently grabbed a bottle of San-J Thai Peanut Sauce and used it to make a delicious, vegetable-filled meal that we served al fresco. We had just arrived at a beautiful Virginia state park after a long day of driving and I needed a quick meal. After a brief shopping trip  I headed into the […]