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Hallelujah Hummus with the Magic Bullet

Hallelujah Hummus with the Magic Bullet

Have you ever had fresh hummus? If not, you are missing out big time. Fresh hummus is light, fluffy, and simply delicious. You can scoop it up with veggies, crackers, pita, or chips while watching football or have it for a quick afternoon snack in the office. It's a good go-to-dish when you have vegetarians...
Gluten and Dairy Free Peach Pie

Gluten and Dairy Free Peach Pie

Gluten and Dairy Free Peach Pie: Bella Gluten-Free All Purpose Baking Mix Review With the cool breeze rolling in and the days getting shorter baking is a great way to transition into the Fall season. Back on the East Coast, we would be apple picking but living in Colorado we focus on our beautiful peaches....
Pasta is Back!

Pasta is Back!

It’s a dream come true pasta is back in our cupboard! After trying several different kinds of rice pasta over the past year, we finally found one that tastes like the real deal. It’s called Pastariso Rice Pasta made by Maplegrove Gluten Free Foods. What’s so amazing about this rice pasta is the texture. It...
Montana Gluten-Free Naked Oatmeal: Product Review

Montana Gluten-Free Naked Oatmeal: Product Review

With a few inches of snow on the ground it's time for a warm breakfast. I skipped my gluten-free cereal with milk and grabbed a sample packet of Montana Gluten-Free Naked Oatmeal out of the cupboard. Check out their story http://www.montanagfnakedoats.com/our-story/. The oatmeal was easy to make. You can use your microwave or stove top....
Spice Cake Mix from Namaste

Spice Cake Mix from Namaste

It’s always nice to have something sweet after dinner. I found an awesome spice mix that is gluten, dairy, corn, and soy free. It’s from Namaste Food company and very easy to make. I’ve found the mix for around $6.99 and it’s a really good deal considering that you get a lot of cake. It...
Xanthan Gum Adventures… And what is it, really?! By Chickpea

Xanthan Gum Adventures… And what is it, really?! By Chickpea

Having been gluten and wheat free since February 2010, I’ve had to learn Gluten Free baking basics, including using new ingredients that replace the binding ability of gluten. Most GF baking mixes rely on either Xanthan Gum or Guar gum to replace the wheat gluten. Xanthan Gum is also a thickener and used in both...
NoCo Ninja’s own Gluten and Dairy Free Potato Latkes recipe

NoCo Ninja’s own Gluten and Dairy Free Potato Latkes recipe

Flipping through a new cookbook, I noticed a potato latkes recipe. Yummy! As I was reading the recipe, I realized that it wasn’t gluten free because it called for matzoh meal. Darn it. But then I got an idea to create my own recipe. So this is what I came up with. 1 onion (medium...
Gluten Free Matzo Balls

Gluten Free Matzo Balls

Thanks to the awesome Wendy from Girl’s Gone Child Eat Well blog … matzo balls are back! Of course they are gluten, dairy and soy free. Below is her recipe. Visit her site for more detailed directions. Wendy’s Gluten-Free Quinoa Matzo Balls (with nutmeg of course!) 2 eggs, beaten 4 T canola or olive oil...
Pie Crust that is Gluten, Soy and Dairy Free

Pie Crust that is Gluten, Soy and Dairy Free

Okay so I’m being honest here, when it comes to making pie crust from scratch I literally break into a cold sweat. However, this all changed  when I noticed Namaste’s pie crust mix sitting on the shelf at our local grocery store. I don’t want you to think that I’m wimping out here, but when...
Gluten Free Pancakes

Gluten Free Pancakes

Waking up on a Monday morning can be rough. As I was thinking about how fast the weekend flew by I said to myself, “What the heck, I’m gonna make some pancakes and surprise Roniboy with a fun breakfast.” I’m thankful that I don’t have to make gluten, soy, and dairy free pancakes by scratch...
Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade mayonnaise is super easy to make at home with just a few simple ingredients, which makes your favorite chicken salad both better tasting and free of any weird additives found in commercial mayonnaise. Homemade Mayonnaise makes about 1 cup 1 raw or pasteurized egg (see below) 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 c grapeseed or...
Homemade Coconut Milk

Homemade Coconut Milk

We’ve been making coconut milk ice cream around here like it’s going out of style. It can be difficult to find canned coconut milk that does not have starchy additives such as guar gum or xanthan gum. Fortunately, coconut milk is cheap and easy to make at home. All you need is a blender and...