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gluten-free nanaimo (a.k.a. vameeno) bars

This is an adaptation of a gluten-full and dairy-full nanaimo bar recipe a friend of mine found online. I never knew they were called “nanaimo bars” until I walked into a favorite Baltimore coffee shop (One World Cafe in Baltimore)

gluten-free nanaimo (a.k.a. vameeno) bars

This is an adaptation of a gluten-full and dairy-full nanaimo bar recipe a friend of mine found online. I never knew they were called “nanaimo bars” until I walked into a favorite Baltimore coffee shop (One World Cafe in Baltimore)

ultimate chips and cheese

I love avocados. Growing up, we used to have “Mexican food” – burritos or nachos with El Paso-seasoned ground beef and black beans, sautéed onions and green peppers, Chi-Chi’s Mild salsa, shredded cheddar cheese, and guacamole – on a weekly

ultimate chips and cheese

I love avocados. Growing up, we used to have “Mexican food” – burritos or nachos with El Paso-seasoned ground beef and black beans, sautéed onions and green peppers, Chi-Chi’s Mild salsa, shredded cheddar cheese, and guacamole – on a weekly

pumpkin, carrot, & parsnip soup

I made this soup from scratch about a week ago and had it for lunch every day this week. It’s perfect with some toasted (gluten-free) bread and goat cheese. No photos, unfortunately, but it’s not much to look at anyway;

pumpkin, carrot, & parsnip soup

I made this soup from scratch about a week ago and had it for lunch every day this week. It’s perfect with some toasted (gluten-free) bread and goat cheese. No photos, unfortunately, but it’s not much to look at anyway;

gluten-free pizza crust

More allrecipes.com fun: I made pizza! It was my first time making a super-tasty crust from scratch. I liked this recipe and will definitely use it again. The dough was chewy, in a good way: not too dried out or

gluten-free pizza crust

More allrecipes.com fun: I made pizza! It was my first time making a super-tasty crust from scratch. I liked this recipe and will definitely use it again. The dough was chewy, in a good way: not too dried out or

gluten-free carrot cake

Growing up, carrot cake was one of my favorite desserts. That and strawberry shortcake. Since getting diagnosed with celiac, I haven’t tried making carrot cake; for the longest time, my stomach couldn’t tolerate dairy (casein) and my taste buds wouldn’t

gluten-free carrot cake

Growing up, carrot cake was one of my favorite desserts. That and strawberry shortcake. Since getting diagnosed with celiac, I haven’t tried making carrot cake; for the longest time, my stomach couldn’t tolerate dairy (casein) and my taste buds wouldn’t

beet salad and cucumber raita

I love beets. With a little balsalmic, olive oil, flat leaf parsley, and some good old salt and pepper, it’s easy to make a delicious salad – especially nice on a hot day! It was in the mid-90s earlier this

beet salad and cucumber raita

I love beets. With a little balsalmic, olive oil, flat leaf parsley, and some good old salt and pepper, it’s easy to make a delicious salad – especially nice on a hot day! It was in the mid-90s earlier this

scape, arugula, and walnut pesto

I love having a CSA, and the time to use it and create new recipes! We had some arugula in desperate need of consumption, and *lots* of garlic scapes, so I decided to make a pesto. It packs a punch!

scape, arugula, and walnut pesto

I love having a CSA, and the time to use it and create new recipes! We had some arugula in desperate need of consumption, and *lots* of garlic scapes, so I decided to make a pesto. It packs a punch!