Vegan Pesto Quinoa “Couscous” Ingredient-Challenge Monday (Gluten Free, Diary Free, Soy Free)

 Couscous is one of those side dishes that goes beautifully with most any meal.  It absorbs whatever flavor you chose to pair it with and the tiny granules present beautifully as a side dish or part of a salad.  Unfortunately, traditional couscous is made from wheat.  Wheat is a key producer of gluten.  I cannot […]

Vegan Basil Pesto with Kale

There are few things in life better than a fresh bowl of pasta swirled with rich, creamy pesto.  The beautiful green hue, tender chunks of ground pine nuts, hints of basil and garlic blended with creamy parmesan; simply blissful. Recently, when faced with exquisite bundles of basil permeating my kitchen, I knew there must be […]

Happy New Year, Top 5 Recipe’s of 2010 and Ingredient Challenge Monday! (Whew that’s a post!)

It’s hard to believe that today is the very last day of 2010.  So many blessings have come my way this year.  I married the love of my life this year.  Our blended family has fused so beautifully that even my oldest daughter says “mommy, it feels as if you have always been my mommy,” […]

Cheeze Ravioli (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Casein Free, Egg Free, Vegan)

This is the third and final installment to this weekend’s recipe bundle…I am really excited about this dish and must say, it is one of the better dishes I have made for my family since becoming gluten free.  The fact that this dish is completely vegan yet still rendered a “WOW!” from my meat eating, […]

Seasoned Almond Ricotta Cheeze (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Casein Free, Soy Free, Vegan)

Last night I posted what I thought would be part one of a two-part blog.  After an exhausting day that included everything from helping my husband tear down part of our living room ceiling to enjoying a barbeque hosted by my children’s school with about 300 other students, parents and teachers, and finally preparing our […]

Parmesan Cheeze Sprinkles

I have a confession.  I am an addict.  It is a serious problem.  No matter what I do, I can’t seem to break my habit.  Don’t get me wrong…I don’t drink.  I don’t smoke.  I certainly do not do drugs. So now you are asking what I might be an addict of. Well, cookbooks to […]