Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana | The Gluten Free Vegan

I love eggplant. I made Eggplant Parmigiana for a food demo that I did for the local chapter of the Celiac Association forever ago. I kept forgetting to share the recipe here and I didn't have any decent photos of this recipe up until now. You'll want to make sure to salt … [Read more...]

Creamy Soft Polenta

Creamy Soft Polenta | The Gluten Free Vegan

I love polenta. I have another recipe for polenta that's set and then can be cut and fried up. You can check that recipe out here. I also love creamy polenta and a lot of recipes include dairy. Not this one though. The original recipe and method comes from Martha Stewart. … [Read more...]

Zuppa di Pasta e Fagioli

pasta e fagioli

Are you busy during the week? And the weekends too? I think we're all in the same boat these days. I'm taking morning and afternoon classes now. I find myself rushing home after my chemistry class for a quick lunch and snacking on whatever I can find before turning around again … [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...]

Basic Polenta


image credit Polenta is one of the easiest things you could ever possibly make. I am embarrassed to admit that at one point in my young life I purchased pre-made polenta at an Italian market, thinking to myself surely the Italians must do it better than I. Except then I … [Read more...]