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Gluten-Free Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Walnut Muffins


When I posted the recipe for gluten-free pumpkin pancakes, my friend, Stacy, made a comment about muffins. Mmmmm, muffins! My mind traveled back to a snowy morning in Boston, when as a graduate student,

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pancakes Three Ways


Pancakes are something I miss since I stopped eating wheat and gluten. They were also always the food that convinced me I had a problem. Just a bite or two of regular wheat pancakes

Simply Pumpkin Parfaitious! (Gluten-Free)


What’s pretty to look at but even better to eat, and pretty healthy, too? It has to be our pumpkin and yogurt parfait. Simple to make, this layered beauty is great for breakfast (in

Negra Modelo Cornish Game Hen with Faux Rose Petal Sauce (*Gluten-Free Option)


It was the recipe that sent people swooning in the movie theatres and in the pages of Like Water for Chocolate as Tita worked her culinary magic, and it was the recipe that inspired

Young Carrot and Parsnip Fries


For our alternative Thanksgiving menu, we were looking for a vegetable that was a bit out of the ordinary to compliment our main course.  Instead of one, I found two. I purchased a bunch

Mofongo Stuffing (Three Gluten-Free Options)


When I realized I had a problem with gluten and stopped consuming wheat, the biggest loss to me had to be Thanksgiving stuffing. I had never been a big fan of bread, but there

Baked Delicata Squash Rings


Delicata squash somehow remains a mystery for many people who see the cream colored, green ridged squash in the store, but have no idea what to make with it once they get it to

The Apple Witch


I remember seeing dried apples carved as witches when I was a kid, and thinking they were magnificent works of art. Well, this apple witch is nowhere near as elaborate, but she is all

Banana Frankenstein


This is a fun idea for little ones to help create on Halloween rather than filling up on nothing but candy. Help your children create a banana monster using fruits and healthy sweets. To

Quinoa Stuffed Jack-o-Peppers


Pictures of cute orange bell peppers cut like jack-o-lanterns were all over the internet last year. Clearly, whoever had the idea to cut the peppers this way was a genius. When I saw them