Gluten-Free Holiday Frenzy – Episode 76 Hold the Gluten

The latest episode of Hold the Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 76 “Gluten-Free Holiday Frenzy” Features: Hanukkah gluten-free – latkes & brisket! Cheers to gluten-free alcoholic bevs Wholesome Chow‘s Gluten-Free Vegan Baking Mix Mike’s Hard Lemonade now gluten-free Maureen’s gluten-free holiday frustrations & pie crust debacle What do YOU think of the HTG Podcast? Leave your feedback wherever…

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Your Family Can Have a Spooktacular Gluten-Free Halloween!

I remember “Trick or Treating” as a child.  We ran house to house visiting neighbors who filled our pillowcases with Halloween treats.  When our pillowcases were too heavy to carry, we knew it was time to head back home and assess our loot.  Truth be told, I usually snuck a candy bar (or several) along…

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Gluten-Free Tailgating – Episode 64 Hold the Gluten Podcast

The latest episode of Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 64 “Gluten-Free Tailgating” Features: Summer’s over – bring on Fall sports! How to prep for a gluten-free tailgate and sports events Goodbye Neil Armstrong – enjoy your gluten-free space ice cream Life on Mars – could we go back to eating gluten? Aramark offers gluten-free…

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Celebrating Mother’s Day

At times, it’s hard for me to remember life before the title of “Mom”.   I have many other labels – wife, daughter, sister, and friend, but “Mom” feels most special.  Being loved unconditionally is a pretty amazing thing.  There’s nothing like your son telling you how pretty you look when in all reality your hair…

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Gluten-Free Globetrotting – Hold The Gluten Podcast Episode 51

The latest episode of Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 51 “Gluten-Free Globetrotting ” Features: Vanessa’s traveling to Phoenix Gluten-Free Expo 2012 Picazzo’s Restaurant in Sedona, AZ Gluten-Free Easter & Passover eats Super fab ice cream truck man (bring your GF cones!) What do YOU think of the HTG Podcast? Leave your feedback…

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Get hopping! Easter’s on its way!

Get hopping!  Easter’s on its way! Looking for an egg-cellent (and tasty) activity to make with young ones?  I bake this adorable Easter bunny cake each year with my kiddos.  What a perfect finale to your egg hunt party or holiday meal! Easter Bunny Cake with Cream Cheese & Coconut Icing 2 (15-ounce) boxes of…

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My-Oh-My Cherry Pie (Cheesecake)!

April is one of my favorite months of the year. The sun seems to shine a bit brighter.  Yards and gardens are waking up from their long winter naps.  Families excitedly emerge to work and play outdoors.  All is new again.  Hello Spring, welcome back!  Despite Punxsutawney Phil’s chilly prediction, the warm weather has shown…

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Gluten Free Waffles & Waffle Bar!

Our family loves breakfast! Breakfast for breakfast. Breakfast for lunch. Breakfast for dinner.  Who doesn’t love gluten-free waffles? If you don’t have a waffle maker in your kitchen gadget arsenal, stop everything (well finish this post first), run to the nearest kitchen gadget store, and buy one! My waffle maker is one of my go-to…

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Give Your Heart a Gluten Free Hug!

February is American Heart Month.  There’s no time like the present to take care of yourself and your body! Kick Start Your Day and Heart General Mills shares with us that “Cereal eaters  consume less fat, less cholesterol and more fiber than noncereal eaters.” Start your day with a bowl of cereal with sliced fruit.…

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Holiday Peppermint Bark Trees, Stockings, and Gingerbread Men

I’ve been racking my tinsel-filled brain trying to come up some little holiday gifts for teachers, friends, and that random aunt who only likes cats and QVC.  Since I didn’t want to give my gluten-free cookies away, the kids and I decided to make peppermint bark.  Traditional peppermint bark is made in sheets and broken…

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