Category Archives: Gluten Free Adaptable

Valentine’s Day Treat- Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Looking for a unusual treat for your sweetheart on Valentines Day? This silky smooth mousse made from ripe avocados will fit the bill for a unique taste for your love. It’s raw diet friendly, vegan and vegetarian diet acceptable. The … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Squash Lentil Stew Warms the Heart

There is nothing more tasty than the creamy goodness of pumpkin. With the convenience of canned pumpkin anytime of the year, this soup is easy to make in the crock pot or on the fly at home. The added lentils … Continue reading

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Moroccon Spiced Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes- Why not try something new this year?

With Thanksgiving coming up and winter dinner parties, why not try a different flavor of these best loved tubers? I love the sweet and savory spices of Morocco in my holiday cooking. The smokey cumin adds a new dimension of … Continue reading

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Avocado Chocolate Mousse and a Gluten Free Vegan Dinner Party

A few weeks ago, I had a dinner party and had a myriad of dietary restrictions to contend with when planning the menu. Gluten Free, Gluten Conscious, Low Fat, Vegan and Meat eaters. Now some cooks may become daunted at … Continue reading

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For the Big Game- Super Easy Sriracha Sesame Cream Cheese Spread

This recipe is a twist on the tired cream cheese spread that adorns most tables during the super bowl. Simple, spicy and delicious, you can’t go wrong with this one. I recently saw it at the Fancy Food Show in … Continue reading

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World’s Best Fruitcake- and Gluten Free too!

A while back, I was challenged to make a gluten-free traditional wedding cake for my Australian-American sister in law who was getting married and wanted a fruitcake for her wedding cake. After a couple of disasters, I settled on this … Continue reading

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Brunch at the Iconic Palace Cafe in the French Quarter + Recipe for Crabmeat Cheesecake

No trip to the big easy would be complete without a visit to a Brennan Family Restaurant. When I lived there, it was the gold standard of service and authentic Louisiana food. Served in style with silver cups and lots … Continue reading

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Entertaining at Home-Baked Endive Au Gratin for Spring

Belgian endive, pronounced on-deev, and also known as Witloof was discovered by accident. In the winter of 1830, a Belgian farmer forgot about some chicory roots he left in the root cellar. Chicory was grown and used to extend coffee. By the early … Continue reading

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California Local Food Scene & Recipe for Tilapia with Artichokes and Capers

When hype about a contemporary California-style of cuisine first hit the media in the 1970s, it was a food awakening for the rest of the country. These newfangled local food ways and culinary traditions, however, actually got their start in … Continue reading

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It’s Maple Syrup Time! Pancake and Syrup Recipes

Woodsman and conservationist Dave Rogotzke produces sweet liquid gold in the maple forests of Duluth with a back-to-nature approach. On a cool, bright and sunny day in late March, Dave Rogotzke is busy tending his Maples. Getting ready for action, he’s checking … Continue reading

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