AND THE WINNER IS…

CONGRATULATIONS TO HEIDI FROM MINNESOTA AS THE WINNER OF THE SPRING GLUTINO GIVEAWAY

Spring has finally sprung and to celebrate I’ve partnered with Glutino to offer $25 product gift set full of some amazing Glutino items to ONE very special reader.

HOW TO ENTER: Click the Rafflecopter link in the sidebar to Enter.

ONE winner will be chosen to win 1 product gift set valued at $25

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DEADLINE: Sunday April 19 at 12:00 AM EST

WINNER: ONE winner will be chosen at random on April 19, 2015. The winner will be chosen using Rafflecopter and announced at the top of this post. The winner will also be notified via email. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours another winner will be selected.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED

Four Bean & Red Quinoa Salad (REPOST)

This four bean salad was inspired by a dinner prepared by my Nashville mom. It’s funny how the simplest meals are more often than not the most delicious and remember most. This simple salad combines a mix of my favorite beans with my all time favorite pseudo grain: quinoa. The quinoa adds depth, a hint of heat, and spice to this vinegary yet sweet salad.

Four Bean & Red Quinoa Salad
1 cup Bob’s Red Mill red quinoa
1 8 ounce cans of whole kernel corn (drained and rinsed)
1 8 ounce can kidney beans (drained and rinsed)
1 8 ounce can catallini beans (drained and rinsed)
1 8 ounce can wax beans (drained and rinsed)
1 cup fresh green beans, halved, rinsed and blanched
2 teaspoons crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1/3 cup organic brown sugar
ΒΌ cup balsamic (or apple) vinegar

  1. Prepare quinoa according to directions. Set aside. Add corn and all beans to a serving bowl. Add maple syrup, brown sugar, salt, pepper, olive oil, crushed red pepper and apple cider vinegar.
  2. Fold in quinoa just before serving. Serve chilled.

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5 Fun Facts About Sorghum + Flour Blend Recipe (REPOST)

I’m re-sharing this post that originally ran back in 2013 about the awesome gluten free grain sorghum. This little unknown gluten free grain is wonderful and I’ve developed several recipes using the flour. Check out the sorghum flour blend recipe contained within The Celiac Cookbook. Since I’m in a sharing mood I also wanted to give you five additional fun facts about the sorghum grain/grass. It really is a fascinating grain and more common than you know.

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Spring into Gluten Free Glutino Giveaway

Spring has finally sprung and to celebrate I’ve partnered with Glutino to offer $25 product gift set full of some amazing Glutino items to ONE very special reader.

HOW TO ENTER: Click the Rafflecopter link in the sidebar to Enter.

ONE winner will be chosen to win 1 product gift set valued at $25

DETAILS

DEADLINE: Sunday April 19 at 12:00 AM EST

WINNER: ONE winner will be chosen at random on April 19, 2015. The winner will be chosen using Rafflecopter and announced at the top of this post. The winner will also be notified via email. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours another winner will be selected.

Deep Dish Fudge Brownie Skillet Cookie

Continuing with my trend of baking cookies in one big skillet get into this modified recipe for a Deep Dish Fudge Brownie Skillet that I tastespotted over from the Australian based food blogger Recipe Tin Eats. How can you not love this? The best of a brownie, the best of a cookie, combined in a cast iron skillet to make your chocolate/cookie dreams come true. I can hardly wait to bake them as cookies sandwiched with amazing peanut butter filling. Continue reading

Healthy and Eco-Friendly Cutting Boards

As a home cook and food blogger when it comes to kitchen tools and gadgets I have no shortage. In fact my cupboards and cabinets are teeming with pots, pans, and gadgets galore. Included in these are my trusted bamboo and eco friendly cutting boards. There are many companies including Custom Made that specialize in sustainable and eco sourced cutting boards. Continue reading

Ruby Red Grapefruit Margarita

I tastespotted this Ruby Red Grapefruit Margarita over at Dishing Up the Dirt and I knew I had to try it. I’m not much of an alcohol drinker but with so much going on this summer this margarita was just what I needed at the end of a few long, hot, and productive days. Grapefruit happens to be my absolute favorite citrus fruit. At one point I was eating two per day. They are best eaten cold straight from the fridge with just a sprinkle of sugar. I also enjoy them roasted but I’ll save that for another post. I put my spin on this margarita and it turned out to be A+mazing. Continue reading

Second Annual Celiac Strong Camp|July 26-29, 2015

It is with great pleasure that I feature Sabrina Devos and her now annual Celiac Strong Camp 2015. Last year’s camp was a roaring success so it’s no surprise that Sabrina and her team have decided to hold year two of this amazing camp. Continue reading

Gluten Free Menu Plan: April 6-11, 2015

The calendar tells me it’s Spring but apparently Mother Nature is still on vacation as the bitter chill of winter remains a constant in my neck of the woods. Enough is enough. But before I digress any further get into this weeks menu plan. Plenty of springtastic salad and sandwich options to… at the least help you eat like the weather is delightful.

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