Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

My birthday is a once a year occasion. Which is sad because the more birthdays I have, the more excuses I would have to bake a cake. The good news here is that I have friends. And all of those friends have birthdays. And the best part is that friends with birthdays challenge me to Read more…

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Pure Mint Chip Ice Cream

If my kids had it their way, ice cream would be a food group, or an entire meal. And in the dog days of summer, I can hardly disagree. There is nothing quite as satisfying as its cold, creamy goodness, especially when it’s made from pure and fresh ingredients. In summer, we often find ourselves Read more…

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Gluten Free Blueberry Boy Bait

Every girl needs an arsenal of recipes to catch the boys. I mean, good looks alone might not be enough to keep them around, right? It’s a well-known fact that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach–and if you master this recipe, I guarantee you that the boys will come running, and Read more…

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Gluten-Free Pink Lemonade Pound Cake

Summer is upon us, people. Summer is upon us. While you could fill up your pitcher with delicious pink lemonade, why not consider making an entire gluten-free pound cake out of that nectar of the gods? I did! Yes, it was a two cake weekend at my house because, why not? And yes I did find that Read more…

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"Sweet Cravings": Adventures In Writing My First Cookbook

This article was originally written for and is courtesy of The Tender Foodie, www.tenderfoodie.com, check out the original article here.  The Tender Foodie is a site for people with multiple allergies and sensitivities, including recipes and easy-to-understand articles about complex food and immune system-related subjects. SUSPENCE NOVEL OR COOKBOOK? I had always dreamed of one day Read more…

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The Three Best Cures for Anything

There is an Irish proverb that says “A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” My ancestors got that mostly right. Sure, there is nothing like curling up in your bed, wrapped in a comforter with squishy pillows to make you feel better. Bed is a great place to Read more…

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Luscious Lemon Tart

There was a time after my diagnoses with Celiac Disease where I was certain–certain–that good sweets were behind me. I cried. A lot. (Just ask my family). I cried for my Nana’s pancakes and shortbread cookies that would never cross my lips again. I cried for my favorite boxed spice cake that I ate every Read more…

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Purely Decadent ® Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Turtle Mountain, LLC is my new favorite company on planet Earth. Well, just about. As a celiac, I don’t eat dairy, as most of us celiacs don’t, but that means no ice cream, which I really love. I love the texture, the cold, smooth flavor, especially the mint-flavored ones. This brings me back to Turtle Read more…

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