Strawberry Tarts

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I am always looking for new gluten free breakfast options, and these gluten free, casein free, strawberry pastries are an upscale, decadent version of the toaster pastries that most of us grew up with. Read the story of how they came to be. As I looked through the rather bare cupboards of our RV, I […]

Gluten Free Banana Bread

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Updated 12/16/13: I just made this banana bread last week, so when someone asked for a banana bread recipe tonight, I updated the recipe with a few tweaks. Last Monday morning I was cleaning up the kitchen and discovered that we had somehow accumulated 10 very ripe bananas in the back of the freezer. John […]

Gluten Free Casein Free Pumpkin Pie

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Last year around Thanksgiving one of my readers emailed and asked if I would like to have her recipe for gluten free, casein free pumpkin pie. That was an extremely easy question to answer! Sue kindly took the time to type up the recipe so that I could share it here on the blog with […]

Gluten Free Spiced Apple Pancakes

Gluten Free Spiced Apple Pancakes

Updated recipe from the archives. We’re not enjoying the beautiful, chilly fall mornings in the Catskills with apples freshly picked from the orchard down the road The fall air has made it back to Alabama this morning and it is lovely. A perfect day to drink hot tea on the deck and enjoy the cool […]

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

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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 […]

All Purpose Gluten Free Flour Mix Recipe

This is the first post that I wrote for this blog and it was time for an update. I’ve added the weights of the flours and changed a few of the alternative ingredients to reflect the flours I use now. Even six years later, this flour mix is still my first choice when I’m converting […]

How to Get Your Nutritional Needs Met on a Gluten-Free, Casein-Free (GFCF) Diet

I get quite a few questions from readers who want to know how a gluten free diet will affect them nutritionally. Since that’s not my area of expertise, I went to my friend Tovah to get an answer for a mom who recently wrote it, concerned about how to give her autistic child a well-balance […]

Getting Ready for Foodball: Georgia and Alabama Gluten Free Cupcakes

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Football season is getting very close, and John and I are getting very excited about watching our favorite college teams. To help get into the spirit of things I made Georgia and Alabama themed cupcakes this past weekend. We’re in an area where the grocery stores do not carry many gluten free flours, and my […]

Gluten Free Honey Chicken

Gluten Free Honey Chicken

I have fond memories of Chinese food: eating Chinese at the mall food course while shopping for back to school clothes with my mom, picking up dinner from the little hole-in-the-wall near the college where John and I met (best Mongolian beef ever), and late night dinners with my fellow tax accounting friends each March. […]

Gluten Free, Casein Free Bread Stuffing for Thanksgiving

Want some gluten free pie this Thanksgiving? We’re giving away our GF Pie Cooking Class, which has all the tutorials, videos and recipes you need to handle the holidays like a rockstar! Click here – it’s free and takes less than 10 seconds to sign up! Having grown up on Cornbread Dressing, I had quite […]

Green Bean Casserole (Gluten Free & Casein Free)

There’s a reason that Green Bean Casserole is on every Thanksgiving table. It’s so easy! It’s not quite as easy when you can’t open up a can of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup, but it’s still not hard. I’ve used toasted pecans as the crunchy topping for my casserole. If you’re really yearning for gluten […]

Mixed Green Salad with Apples & Pecans, Buttermilk Honey Dressing

Turkey, stuffing and pie may be the stars of the Thanksgiving meal, but you have to get some greens and veggies on the table too. This salad is easy and delicious. For those of you who are gluten free and casein free and have been missing creamy dressings, you’ll love this. Most of the GFCF […]

Gluten Free, Casein Free Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup

Want some gluten free pie this Thanksgiving? We’re giving away our GF Pie Cooking Class, which has all the tutorials, videos and recipes you need to handle the holidays like a rockstar! Click here – it’s free and takes less than 10 seconds to sign up! There is much to be said for comfort food. […]

Orange Halloween Cupcakes for Your Gluten Free Dairy Free Trick-or-Treaters

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Gluten free baking mixes have their place, and for me the perfect use of a box of Betty Crocker’s GF Cake Mix is a surprise batch of cupcakes for the kiddos. Last week I whipped up a batch and made a few alterations to the recipe on the back of the box, so that we […]

The Gluten Free Casein Free Diet – Butter Substitutions

Butter, butter, butter. So good for you, and so enjoyable as long as you don’t look at the calorie count and you’re not allergic to it. If you bake a lot, you already know that it’s possible to go through an incredible amount of butter every so quickly. Knowing how to substitute for butter in […]