My Adventure and Getaway at the Homestead in the Northwest

This weekend I had the wonderful privilege of attending a retreat with my church at a beautiful homestead here in Washington State.  And, of course one of the main things to prepare in getting ready to go is the food due to my Celiac disease.  I always have to keep my eye on the ball,…

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Celiac Support Group, Camano Island, Washington

I recently started a support group for people dealing with Celiac disease, whether it be themselves with the disease or a family member.  Megan Bropleh is helping to get this group up and going.   I have an e-mail through the Celiac Institute’s website where people can  contact me, and this is how Megan got in…

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Cy’s Mother’s day Gluten Free Breakfast Burrito

On Mother’s Day weekend my husband, Cy, wanted to cook me something special for breakfast.   In light of the fact that I cook so much for him, every now and then he likes to cook something special for me.  He’s a good husband and has trained well over the years!  LOL!  We’ve been married 36…

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Samantha’s Roasted Broccoli

This week was my birthday!   My son, Paul, and husband, Cy, planned a barbecue with 20 people or so invited.  However, just two days before the barbecue, Paul was told he had to go to Italy on business. Loved the Italy part for him but hated not having him there. Well,  the party went on anyway and…

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Information on Gluten free Drugs and vitamins

You know a lot of people have not considered medications they take when trying to be gluten-free.  I know this, because when I first learned I had Celiac disease, I wasn’t aware that medications and vitamins had gluten in them.  I’ve also had other people voice the same concern.  I learned that this is due to cross…

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Mom’s Meatloaf Recipe–Converted to Gluten-Free

Mom’s meatloaf recipe This is my mom’s recipe that she made often when we were growing up.  A lot of the meatloaf recipes are similar, but when made by the hands of a loving mother it can be warm and unique!  Back then, my mother used regular wheat bread or cracker crumbs.  Also, because she grew…

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Gluten-Free Homemade Egg Noodle Lasagna

Yield:  This recipe makes enough pasta for a 13 x 9 inch pan, basically one lasagna. There’s nothing like homemade fresh egg pasta.  It is quite easy to make yourself at home. My grandmother used to make fresh egg pasta noodles by hand in the old days.  We were really spoiled with good home cooking…

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Grandma’s Homemade Coleslaw (from the Old Country)

This is a great coleslaw recipe for barbecues or any family dinner.  My grandmother made it this way for our family gatherings when I was growing up.  Everyone always talked about what good coleslaw my grandmother made.  Till this day, my aunts and many cousins recall her famous coleslaw, so I thought I’d make a…

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Paul’s Gluten-Free Prime Rib Recipe

This recipe is one my son, Paul, loves to cook for us on special occasions.  The one pictured below, he had made for us on this last Easter Sunday when we had his girlfriend, Samantha, and her parents over.  It was an incredible meal.  He made the prime rib, mashed potatoes, gravy (which he called…

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Delicious Gluten-Free Scones

Gluten-Free Scones:  Inspired by my friend Rachel Durham Rachel and I, along with several other friends, got together for a gluten-free brunch one mid-morning recently.  We both love to cook and be creative (Rachel is more creative than I am), so this scones recipe is what we came up with.  We both have Celiac disease.  In fact,…

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