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Best Ever Crock Pot Brisket in Tomato Red Wine Sauce

Dedicated to all carnivores. This is one of the most delicious, crowd-pleasing favorite crock pot recipes. After simmering in the crock pot for 7-8 hours, the brisket pulls apart with a couple of forks.  The tomato red wine sauce provides READ MORE

Sugared Cranberries

‘Tis the Season! These little delicacies pack a powerful sweet-tart flavor punch. Not only that, but they look awfully pretty in little holiday serving dishes. A little go a long way. The recipe is very easy, but it requires some READ MORE

Gluten Free Cornbread Stuffing

**Revised 11/24/2014** This is my favorite cornbread stuffing that I make using dried herbs, fresh veggies and a box of gluten free cornbread mix. The recipe is fairly simple. Bake the cornbread according to instructions on the box. Sauté all READ MORE

The Ultimate Traditional Thanksgiving Feast – Gluten Free

THE Ultimate Turkey **Revised 11/27/2015 – Updated all recipes ** Thanksgiving in our home boasts just about the same dinner menu every single year. This is by far the largest dinner we have all year long. (Recipes coming soon for READ MORE

Kourabiedes (κουραμπιές) Greek Festival Cookies – Gluten Free!

My mom made these delicious Greek Festival Cookies every Christmas. I used to sneak a half a dozen or so and hoard them, I mean, hide them, in our dining room buffet cabinet. I thought I was being so sneaky, READ MORE

Food Allergy Kitchenware Company has Gluten-Free-Labeled Spoons!

This is one of the coolest table / serving accessories you could own if you or someone you love has a food allergy. It doesn’t even have to be someone you love. Maybe you just like them enough to not READ MORE

In a Twitter About Schar’s Tweet

Once upon a time, I blogged just about every day. Then, as life happens, I was overcome by events and have about 50-something (conservative estimate) posts in my queue just waiting to make it to the “published” state. Then out READ MORE

6 Ingredient No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls

My new addiction. I have replaced my hurried-morning gluten free protein bar with these high protein peanut butter balls. This definitely isn’t “diet” food, but it is considerably healthier than protein bars that are full of sugar and isolates. These READ MORE

Avocado, Spinach and Egg Tossed Salad

A new twist for Sunday brunch! Avocados, spinach, clementines, cherry tomatoes, gluten free toast and Asagio cheese – all topped off with a fried egg. Can’t find a farmer’s market this time of year? Check out the organic produce in READ MORE

Three Ingredient, No Bake Peanut Butter Balls

I was craving my mom’s peanut butter balls that she always rolls out during the holiday season. These are very easy to make and fun to do with children. It doesn’t require any baking. After you mix the three ingredients READ MORE

Grilled Fish Tacos with Cilantro Lime Greek Yogurt Sauce

Grilled Fish Tacos happen to be one of my favorite meals, and very easy to make. Did I mention all of the ingredients are naturally gluten free? I have become quite the connoisseur of good grilled fish tacos. Just about every READ MORE

Amazing Popovers – Easy and Gluten Free

**Revised/simplified 11/24/2014** Every Thanksgiving, my oldest son requests these amazing gluten free popovers. The popovers in this picture were made with  King Arthur’s Gluten Free Multi-Purpose Flour, If you can’t find King Arthur GF Flour, the blend is rice flour, READ MORE

The “Make-Ahead-For-New-Year’s-Day Brunch” Italian Egg and Potato Breakfast Casserole

It seems the New Year’s Day generally starts late for most people. Not only that, but I’m thinking that having a scrumptious brunch already made will feel like a blessing once the hunger pains start to kick in on January READ MORE

Heavenly Baked Mac ‘N Cheese

For my gluten free friends who don’t think they can have old-fashioned Mac ‘N Cheese, think again! I’m conflicted with actually posting this dish because I feel like it should come with some kind of cholesterol and calorie warning. However, READ MORE

Chili Mac – Gluten Free


My all-time favorite dish is my simple Chili Mac. I make a point to keep the ingredients in the house for those comfort-food moments. I have found that it makes an excellent last-minute dish for unexpected company! I would like READ MORE