Gluten Free Peanut Butter Pancakes

  As a little girl, pancakes for supper was a special treat.  We’d feast on stacks of pancakes, crispy bacon (nom nom nom), and hash browns.  What kid wouldn’t love a meal like that?  Way better than roast beef and (gag) turnips.  Although watching my grandfather eat scrapple still traumatizes me just a bit even…

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Gluten Free Savory Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

Linus, “I’ve learned there are three things you don’t discuss with people: religion, politics and the Great Pumpkin.”  (From the classic movie, It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown) I’m totally having a love affair with Fall right now!  We’re in the “honeymoon phase” so I’ve yet to find out that Fall doesn’t take out the…

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Eating for the Season – Roasted Butternut Squash

Hi, I’m Maureen and I like butternut squash.  A lot.  If there was a Butternut Squash Anonymous group, I would totally join it. Now that we’ve got my deep, dark secret out of the way, let me share with you how tasty this humble squash can be!  I love to eat what’s in season.  Firstly,…

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Gluten Free Baked Apples

Fall has arrived!  Well, at least here in New Jersey…  I eagerly await turning the calendar to September so I can plant my mums and put out my Fall decorations.  I also really enjoy using the seat warmer in my car.  And my Snuggie (it’s a blanket with arms – totally stylish!).  The family recently…

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Carol Fenster’s 125 Gluten Free Vegetarian Recipes Cookbook

I was sent a copy of Carol Fenster’s latest cookbook 125 Gluten Free Vegetarian Recipes.  I have huge respect for Carol Fenster as when I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease six years ago, Carol’s books were the first I read.  They helped understand the gluten free “lifestyle” as well as what the heck to eat/cook. …

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Hold The Gluten Podcast Episode 35 – Celebrate Celiac Awareness Day!

The latest episode of Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 35 “Celebrate Celiac Awareness Day” Features: Podcast guests (and gluten eaters) Eric and Chuck (our husbands) share their experience in living with a gluten free person. Gluten free beer taste test – Bards & Redbridge vs gluten-filled Yuengling. Cooking with gluten free beer…

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Jazz Up Your Gluten Free Breakfast!

Breakfast:  noun \ˈbrek-fəst\  the first meal of the day especially when taken in the morning Want to have an awesome and tasty gluten free breakfast?  Included are some recipe ideas as well as cool suggestions for jazzing up your morning meal! Fun with Food Egg in a Hole – I learned this simple yet fun…

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California Pizza Kitchen Gluten Free Pizza and More!

For six long years, I’ve been on a quest to find a mouthwateringly delicious gluten free pizza.  Back in my gluten eating days, we’d enjoy a Trenton Tomato Pie — the kind you fold in half before eating (if you’re from Jersey, you know what I’m talking about).  After going gluten free, I tirelessly sampled…

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Gluten Free Cake Pops!

Birthdays are a time of celebration (and an excuse shamelessly to eat lots of cake!).   I’m beyond happy that gluten free dessert options have come such a long way!  I remember my first gluten free birthday.  Truth be told, “pre-celiac” my version of baking involved going to the bakery and buying something.  It was safer…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake!

Cake or ice cream?  Tiara or party hat?  Big bash or intimate celebration?  We all like a birthday (or other festivity) with options.  Not only can we gluten free peeps have our cake, but thanks to Betty Crocker Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix we have other tasty choices!  I was super excited when I…

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