Beating the Winter Blues – Episode 72 Hold the Gluten Podcast

The latest episode of Hold the Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 72 “Beating the Winter Blues” Features: Hurricane Sandy – Preparing for Emergency Emma’s 1st gluten-free Halloween Celiac disease and depression Ways to beat the winter blues & get through the holidays Shout out to listeners Sandy & Tzipora What do YOU think of the HTG Podcast? Leave…

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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 Roundup – Episode 68 Hold the Gluten Podcast

The latest episode of Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 68 “Gluten-Free Roundup” Features: Maureen’s upcoming trip to Disney & Universal Studios Florida   National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Listener Marla’s question: Soda Stream – how to make healthy drinks Alpina Yogurt with Gluten-Free Granola! Pamela’s Products Pizza Crust Mix Maureen’s bazillion gluten-free Bisquick pancakes What…

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C is for Gluten-Free Cookie – Episode 65 Hold The Gluten

The latest episode of Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 65 “C is for Gluten-Free Cookie” Features: Happy National Celiac Disease Awareness Day!   Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Troop becomes first US Council to launch gluten-free cookie Vanessa’s gluten-free Thin Mint Cookie recipe Go to “premade cookies” Dr. Lucy’s, Pamela’s Mocha Choco Chip Cookies,…

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Gluten-Free on a Budget – Hold The Gluten Podcast Episode 56

The latest episode of Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 56 “Gluten-Free on a Budget” Features: Naturally gluten-free fruits & veggies (Maureen’s zucchini bread recipe) Gluten-free on a restricted budget – how to deal Have celiac?  ALL family members need to get tested now Find us on Pinterest – Maureen’s page & Delight’s…

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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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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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Gluten Free Coffee Cake

The holidays are coming! Let the panic/stress/I’m off my rocker festivities begin!  All joking aside, I seriously love celebrating the holiday season by serving up a delicious breakfast buffet.  Breakfast is much more manageable than attempting to clean a turkey and make like 26 side dishes from scratch.  Don’t forget the hand stamped and embossed…

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