Apple Streusel Muffins

I prepare a Dr. Oetker’s apple muffin mix (from Whole Foods or most grocery stores’ organic section), then add to it as per below. I cut up a couple slices of a peeled apple (usually Granny Smith or any will do) into tiny bits and add to the prepared mix.  Then I make a topping […]

Ice Cream Cake

My mom gets requests for this for parties a lot.  It’s SO good!  I usually avoid dairy, but can never pass up on this one.  I have made this GFCF before.  I just use So Delicious vanilla coconut ice cream, Glutino chocolate cookies, a GFCF chocolate sauce from Whole Foods, and top it with Soyatoo […]

Bruschetta Bread

  2 tomatoes (I like using Roma), seeded and diced 3 TB olive oil 1 TB fresh oregano (or ½ TB of dried) 2 TB chopped fresh basil (or 1 TB dried; tastes better using fresh) 2 tsp chopped fresh parsley (or 1 tsp dried) ¼ tsp pepper ½ tsp salt (I use Redmond’s Real […]

Pot Roast – Feingold Stage 1

  1 boneless beef roast, about 2-3 lbs (I use Eye of Round roasts) 1 TB olive oil 1 medium onion, sliced (I usually use Vidalia or yellow onions) ¾ cup of beef broth (I use Imagine brand from Woodman’s or Whole Foods) 3 to 4 cups of cut up vegetables (carrots, celery, parsnips, potatoes, […]

Fried Chicken

2/3 cup all purpose flour (I use Namaste Perfect Flour Blend for GF) 2 tsp garlic salt 2 tsp pepper 1 tsp paprika (omit for stage one) ½ tsp poultry seasoning 1 egg, beaten (optional – I now just dip in rice milk, then the flour mixture) ½ cup milk (I use Pacific Rice Milk) […]

Cheesy Kale Crisps

This is from Julie Morris’ cookbook, Superfood Cuisine.  Love this cookbook.  These are SO good!  I’d rather eat these than Doritos.  Seriously.  Kale is one of the most nutritious foods you can eat so I like to make these during flu season.  The only bad part: these disappear quickly!  I usually make two bunches of […]

Baked Cinnamon Pears

6 pears, peeled and sliced into chunks 1 cup of water 2 tsp organic cornstarch 1 cup brown sugar (Domino Light Brown Sugar) 1 TB of flour (any GF blend for gluten free) 1 tsp cinnamon 4 tsp butter (I use Earth Balance Soy Free butter) 2 dashes of salt Preheat the oven to 350 […]

Strawberry Jell-O

1 envelope of Knox unflavored gelatin (at any grocery store by the Jell-O) 2 cups of fruit juice  (I use Sir Strawberry juice from Trader Joe’s) Soften gelatin in ½ cup of fruit juice.  Put remaining 1 ½ cups of juice into a small saucepan and bring to a boil.  Add softened gelatin, stirring until […]

Panda Puff Cookies

½ cup peanut butter (I use Whole Foods brand to avoid soy) 1/3 cup granulated sugar (I use organic sugar) 1/3 cup packed brown sugar (Domino’s Light Brown Sugar) 1/3 cup butter, softened  (I use Ghee) ½ tsp baking soda (Bob’s Red Mill to avoid aluminum) ½ tsp baking powder (I use Rumford to avoid […]