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Basic Pasta Carbonara for A Family of Four

One of our favorite recipes is Pasta Carbonara. It’s easy to throw together and kids love it. Here’s how we make it: 12 oz of Gluten-free pasta, preferably corn-based 2 TBSPs olive oil 8 oz of chopped pancetta (or bacon chopped small) 2 eggs, lightly beaten Pinch of salt 1/3 cup Parmesan Boil water and […]

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Cookbook Review Times Two {Giveaway}

A couple new books have come out that you need to hear about. First up is Chef Stuart O’Keeffe’s new book The Quick Six Fix. I love the idea of having a short ingredient list to create great meals. When I opened up the book, I figured out how it all works. You start by […]

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Basic Pico de Gallo Salsa for One Family

I spent most of my adult life being too intimidated to attempt making salsa. How crazy is that? Thankfully I figured it out and I make it as frequently as I can. My husband and my older son (who is seven) love it. My three-year-old son will not even try it, but when I was […]

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Nature’s Farm Camp

Today’s guest blog is written by Tim Magner. He is a children’s book author, food educator and dynamic teacher. While visiting more than 100 schools as a children’s book author, Tim got an up-close look at what kids were eating. He created Truck Farm Chicago, a farm-on-wheels project that connected kids to food for three years. […]

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Thankful Giveaway: The Mediterranean Family Table

I’m continuing our fun cookbook giveaway to celebrate Thanksgiving. Today’s selection is The Mediterranean Family Table. Stay tuned — I’ll be giving away one more brand-new book next week! I’ve read for years that the best diet we should all adopt is the Mediterranean diet. But how do you wrangle a family into accepting a […]

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Thankful Cookbook Giveaway: The Vitamix Cookbook

I’m continuing our fun cookbook giveaway to celebrate Thanksgiving. Today’s selection is The Vitamix Cookbook. Stay tuned — I’ll be giving away some additional brand-new books over the next week! Do you have a Vitamix? I do not, but don’t feel sorry for me. I do have a stick blender and a food processor, which […]

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Thankful Cookbook Giveaway: The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime

I’m continuing our fun cookbook giveaway to celebrate Thanksgiving. Today’s selection is The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime. Stay tuned — I’ll be giving away some additional brand-new books over the next week! I’m super excited about this cookbook The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime: Comfort Classics, Freezer Food, 16-Minute Meals, and Other Delicious Ways to Solve Supper! by […]

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Thankful Cookbook Giveaway: Duff Bakes

Today I’m launching a fun cookbook giveaway to celebrate Thanksgiving. Today’s selection is Duff Bakes. Stay tuned — I’ll be giving away some additional brand-new books over the next week! Do you bake? I’ve been slowly re-learning how to bake as a gluten-free person over the past almost four years. This cookbook showed up on my […]

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