Roasted Hatch Chile-Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Roasted Hatch Chile-Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies {Gluten-Free Recipe} - Subtly spicy and nice n’ sweet! These super delicious, gluten-free cookies are all that, and then some!

Subtly spicy and nice n’ sweet!  These super delicious, gluten-free cookies are all that, and then some!I'd paused from my "regularly scheduled programming" to talk about my mom for a couple of weeks.  Thank you all for listening, and for the many kind words.Getting back to the program, it’s that time of year … [Read more...]

Pink Lemonade-Coconut Bars {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Gluten-Free Pink Lemonade-Coconut Bars - Sweet, tart and oh-so-pretty -- this delectable dessert will make you a star!

These delectable lemon bars will make you a star -- they're sweet, tart and oh-so-pretty! Though they appear more yellow than pink, these are quite literally pink lemon bars!  I used Frieda's Pink Lemons, and they are absolutely stunning.  So stunning that I just had to paint a pretty picture with them -- in the form … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookie Recipe

Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookie Recipe |

There's the best 10-year-old boy ever living in my house. (I'm not biased at all!)  He has Celiac Disease and is therefor gluten-free, so I continue to create as many super delicious gluten-free cookie recipes as possible.Whenever I make cookies, both my kids want to try them (go figure), and it's a huge bummer … [Read more...]

Caramelized Banana-Coconut-Chocolate Chip Muffins {Gluten-Free Recipe}


You know that I adore a lovely brunch, right?  Well let's make it a gluten-free brunch this weekend.  And not just because -- but because that way my oldest son and husband can partake in all of it!I think the best gluten-free treats, are those that are inherently gluten-free.  So I try to develop my gluten-free … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Birthday Cake: Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice-Cream Cake!


Could there be anything sweeter than my husband being 100% gluten-free solely to support our 7-year-old son with Celiac Disease?  It's been over two years since our son was diagnosed, and it's been exactly that long since my husband has been gluten-free. He even brings his own gluten-free beer to restaurants.In the … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Impatiens and Lemon Coconut Muffins {Gluten-Free}

Lemon-Coconut Muffins {Gluten-Free} |

Why do we call muffins "muffins?"  They're pretty much all cupcakes without the frosting.  Right?Right!I personally like to call cupcakes "muffins" simply to justify having them for breakfast.  After all, it's a great way to start the day!  ;-)I'm calling these guys "muffins" so you feel good about serving … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: A Special Kind of Lily and an Almond Joy Cookie Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Almond Joy Cookie Recipe {Gluten-Free}

The common name for the lily flowers I'm sharing with you today is actually Naked Ladies. Naked Ladies don't usually bring my mind to food -- rather, to an amazing trip to Big Sur, California I took with my husband -- then suitor ;-).These pretty pink flowers were popping up here, there, and everywhere!  They were … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Granola Recipe


Father's Day is this Sunday! And while most of us associate Father’s Day with grilling on the barbecue, I think of granola. You see, my own dad loves granola.  So much so that at dessert time, he’ll pass on cookies and ice-cream and opt for a big bowl of granola instead.  And if my dad is ever caught having a … [Read more...]

Granola Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe


It's big. It's granola. It's chocolatey. It's a cookie.And . . . it was actually my breakfast! There's just something about this big, nutty-granola-ey, crispy, chewy treat that makes it seem okay to eat it for breakfast.  Now don't get me wrong: I'm not proposing we have dessert for breakfast -- not all the time … [Read more...]