• Is your Ice Cream Gluten Free?
    Real Food Musings

    Is your Ice Cream Gluten Free?

    When we think of ice cream we don’t typically think of gluten.  Ice cream should be made from Milk, Cream, Sugar and Flavorings, it should be gluten free.  Read on to find out what else may be lurking in that bowl or gluten free cone. A dear friend of mine stopped by the other day to visit after my surgery.  She brought a few groceries; some fresh fruit, vegetables, and ice cream.  She thought it would be nice for my son to have a treat.  I thanked my friend profusely while my husband put the groceries away.  The brand of ice cream my friend brought was Turkey Hill, and that…

  • Grain Free Lemon Fettuccine with Asparagus and Salmon
    Main Courses,  Real Food Musings,  Recipes

    Grain Free Lemon Fettuccine with Asparagus and Salmon

    I don’t often write reviews about commercially available food products, as most are less than healthy.  My focus since going truly gluten free (i.e., removing all grains and pseudo-grains from our diet) has been to use the highest quality ingredients to prepare nutrient dense meals and treats for my family, and of course to share those recipes with all of you.  While the gluten free section of the grocery store is filled with options for those who follow a gluten free diet, there are very few products for those of us who are grain free.  Reading the labels you will find that the vast majority of these gluten free items…