Fresh Strawberry Scones – gluten and sugar free with vegan option

Strawberry Scone Recipe - Gluten free and sugar free with vegan option

{Today, please welcome Sandi Gaertner from Fearless Dining, with a fabulous gluten-free scone recipe, just loaded with fresh strawberries.  My youngest is just begging me to make these!} Today in our farm box we had lots of fresh strawberries! Spring is prime strawberry season here in the Bay Area and big, local strawberries are EVERYWHERE. There is even a person on the corner of our street ...Read The Full Post

Gourmet Cranberry Buckwheat Granola Recipe

Gourmet Cranberry Buckwheat Granola. This gluten free granola is free of refined sugar and would make a fabulous gift in a jar :)!

{I love having healthy breakfast foods for my family like 3 Ingredient Buckwheat Pancakes, Chocolate Chia Pudding, Berry Mousse, Homemade Protein Bars, and Chocolate Teff Waffles. Today, Sarah from The Little Fig brings us a fabulous Gluten-Free Granola Recipe.  I've been meaning to make something like this Soaked Buckwheat Granola for a long time--ever since my friend showed me her Soaked ...Read The Full Post

Perfect Potato Pancakes (gluten-free with vegan option)

Potato Pancakes - Yumm!! And they're special-diet friendly--Gluten-free with Dairy and Egg-Free option.

{Since we've gone gluten free, I've had to find some new ways to make some old favorites, like Chocolate "Cheesecake" Cupcakes, Buckwheat Wraps, Focaccia Flax Bread, Chili Mac, and Homemade Hamburger Helper. Today, Corah of The Homespun Rabble Rouser brings to us a fabulous recipe for something we love--Potato Pancakes!  These look sooo good and my sons are already begging me to make them! Make ...Read The Full Post

Cream of Rice Cereal (Rice Porridge)

Homemade Cream of Rice Cereal. No need to buy expensive packets of cereal anymore-this is Super Simple, tastes great and is a great comfort food--especially for little ones who are sick. It's also a great gluten-free substitute for that standby Cream of Wheat.

When I was a little girl, one of my favorite breakfasts was Cream of Wheat. Sounds crazy but I still get a warm feeling inside when I hear those words.  "Cream. of. Wheat." Well, we are gluten free now, so Cream of Rice is what we would eat. But I don't like packets and I don't like eating white rice. So here is a recipe for Cream of Rice made with brown rice. ...Read The Full Post

3-Ingredient Buckwheat Galettes (Buckwheat Pancakes) with vegan option

These buckwheat pancakes can be used as pancakes or wraps and they freeze great!

One of the biggest challenges to being a gluten-free family is having affordable bread alternatives around so you can easily throw together a quick meal or a snack. Today's recipe, Buckwheat Galettes (or Buckwheat Pancakes) is one recipe in our home that has become a staple.  They make a great gluten free wrap that is so much less expensive than those "priced through the roof" wraps in health ...Read The Full Post

Healthy Meals Your Kids Will Love to Eat!

Fruit Kids Breakfast

Getting your kids to eat healthy can be like tough. Especially when their barraged by commercials touting the: latest fast food fad cartoon-sponsored fake fruit, or heated, slurried and molded cereal shape Well, I'm hoping to give you a little oasis in the middle of your desert of food prep for your hungry munchkins. And of course, these all are yummy enough to be enjoyed by ...Read The Full Post

Healthy Valentine's Progressive Dinner – Breakfast!

Valentines Heart

The countdown to Valentine's Day continues. My son asked me the other day, "Mom, is Valentine's Day really a special holiday - because it doesn't seem like it is to me - you know, like Thanksgiving." Well, I said, "In one sense, you are right.  Thanksgiving is more important.  But it truth, Valentine's Day is important in that it's a reminder that we should be showing love to those who are near ...Read The Full Post

Baked Oatmeal (or Oatmeal Cake) (gluten-free with vegan and sugar-free options)

Baked Oatmeal Cake - gluten free with vegan and sugar free option - You won't believe there is NO FLOUR in this recipe!

Breakfast is a tough meal of the day for families on the go who are trying to be healthy.  We're a little unconventional around here and have been known to have this chocolate pudding, bean fudge, or even homemade protein bars or almond joy bars for breakfast. The way I see it - if it's healthy, you can have it for breakfast, right?  Even if it's fudge :). This recipe is a little more of a ...Read The Full Post

Super Quick Drop Biscuits (gluten and dairy free options)

These Drop Biscuits are Super Fast to make. Great for last minute meal or snack needs...and they are gluten, dairy and egg free to boot. Yum!

We've been on a gluten-free diet for awhile now, due to Asperger's, thyroid issues, and digestion issues, and I've been baking dairy free for a long time due to my son's life-threatening food allergies. And since I am super busy, I am in need of easy recipes, so this gluten free and dairy free easy biscuit recipe has come in very handy over the years. As the weather starts to turn a bit ...Read The Full Post

Teff Waffles or Pancakes with Caramelized Bananas

(Sorry folks -- no photo of these yummies yet. I hope to get one up soon :)!) Typically we have simpler foods like this Berry Mousse or Healthy Chocolate Pudding for breakfast, but these gluten free waffles are a real treat that we love for special occasions. A long time before we went completely gluten-free, I started playing around with gluten free flours and found teff. Teff has some ...Read The Full Post