Salmon En Papillote

Salmon En Papillote

I know some of you are getting ready to close this blog posting because anything French must be hard to prepare.  Please read on, I promise this recipe is simple and delicious! En Papillote (French for “in parchment”) is simply a method of cooking in which the food is put into a folded pouch and then baked. …

Replacing C12H22O11: Sweeteners, Natural Alternatives

Replacing C12H22O11: Sweeteners, Natural Alternatives

C12H22O11 is also known as sugar, and the average American consumes 115 pounds of this sweet stuff annually!  This number seems staggering, but when you read labels carefully you will find that sugars are in just about everything lining the shelves of our supermarket; soup, nuts, catsup, bottled salad dressings, breakfast cereals, and even most mayonnaise …

Grain Free Muffins

Grain Free Muffins

It’s Sunday morning on the mountain, and not a creature is stirring at 5:30am, except for the Momma. I’ve been mulling over a recipe for grain free muffins for some time, but not being a muffin fan have been less than enthusiastic about taking on this project. I receive requests for muffin recipes frequently, so …

Gluten Free Laundry Detergent

UPDATE: Gluten Free Laundry Detergent:

Some of you may remember I posted a blog last August about Gluten and Chemicals in Laundry Detergent. I am happy to report that the D-Man’s rash is considerably better having switched to an environmentally friendly brand that the company confirmed was free of gluten. There continues to be confusion about laundry detergent, and I …

Gluten Free Lip Balms

Gluten Free Lip Balms

The weather is frightful; it’s bitter cold and the winds are howling.  Being outside for any length of time quickly saps the moisture out of exposed skin, especially your lips.  For those that are industrious you can make your own lip balm, it’s a fairly simple but it can be a laborious process.  For those …

Grain Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Fluffy White Frosting

Grain Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Fluffy White Frosting

My Birthday present this year was a day off from cooking!  The D-Man (at the ripe old age of 10) is becoming quite proficient in the kitchen.  He planned dinner and desert, and executed it flawlessly!   The main course was poached turkey breast (see the turkey recipe here:  http://livingglutenandgrainfree.com/2013/08/19/poached-turkey-breast/ which he served with a salad of organic …

Vanilla Chia Pudding

Vanilla Chia Pudding

Grain Free Chia Pudding My best friend sent me a subscription to Martha Stewart Living as a Christmas gift, and the first issue arrived the other day.  I spent a few moments flipping through the pages and a recipe for Vanilla Chia Pudding caught my eye; it was free of grains, refined sugars, eggs, and casein.  The …