Gluten Free & Vegan Buckwheat Cabbage Rolls

vegan cabbage rolls

A while back I posted about Cabbage Rolls and Perogies, wishing there were easy gluten-free and vegan recipes to achieve tasty results.  I have been able to make a perogy recipe work out but I haven't really reconsidered any recipes for cabbage rolls since then. I see that post … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Cupcakes


Why is red velvet a food trend right now? Please tell me who to blame. Recently I was asked to do a gluten-free cooking demo for the local chapter of the Celiac Association. There was a special request to make red velvet cupcakes. Not one to turn down a challenge or a request … [Read more...]

Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade

Do you know why I love appetizers? Variety. It's why I love appetizer nights. A bit of everything tasty. It's definitely time to plan another big appetizer extravaganza. I am pretty sure this recipe will make it on to the menu. I serve this with gluten-free vegan multigrain … [Read more...]

Basic Marinara Sauce


I have bought jarred pasta sauce before. The Italian in me cringes at the thought, and yet the lazy cook that comes out once in a while rejoices. There are some decent ones out there, but alas, it's true nothing is quite like homemade. And when it comes to marinara sauce, it … [Read more...]

Spicy Sesame Green Beans


This is a staple recipe from years and years ago that I simply forgot was in my repertoire. (Thank you, word of the day!) These green beans definitely have an Asian flair and you can adjust the spice to your own level. We like things spicy over here. I've made these with … [Read more...]