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Restaurant Review: Rok Bistro

A few months ago, I interviewed the manager at Rok Bistro. I was so intrigued by the concept of cooking your dinner on a hot lava rock that I dragged my husband out for his birthday dinner there :-) .  Here is the article if want to read about Rok Bistro's safe gluten handling procedures. Rok Bistro is located in Old Sunnyvale, a quaint and hip street filled with restaurants and shops. The atmosphere is relaxed and many of the restaurants, including Rok Bistro, have great outside dining. David and I ordered a sampler dish so we could try a little of everything. It had filet, buffalo, … [Read More...]

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Salsa Verde with Tomatillos

Our tomatillo plant has finally produced enough tomatillos to make a homemade salsa verde. I am so excited to use the fresh produce from our garden. When I first bought this little half dead tomatillo plant, my husband laughed and my kids didn't know what a tomatillo was. Well, after lots of love … [Read More...]

Fennel, Arugula, and Orange Salad

Arugula, Orange, and Fennel Salad

Don't you just love a salad on a hot day? When it is hot outside, I don't like to cook. The stove and oven heat up the house, making it unbearable. We have been having a hot summer here in the Bay Area, well at least here in the South Bay :-) . We are in the middle of an awful drought, and the … [Read More...]

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No Bake Chocolate Oat Cookies

Do you ever have a craving for peanut butter that won't go away? I seem to be suffering from this affliction and I went on a peanut butter eating spree. My kids made fun of me because I wasn't being original. "Peanut butter on toast is gross" they told me. "Why don't you make something we can … [Read More...]

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Gluten Free Potluck Party

About a month ago, my friend Matt, who writes for the Fresh Menu Planner blog asked if I would be interested in writing a guest post, after we talked more about it, we thought it would be more fun to make a fun gluten free potluck party menu together. I asked my friend Michelle at The Complete … [Read More...]

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Restaurant Review: Top This Pizza

The kids are still away at their sleep away camp and David and I are still exploring local restaurants for gluten free options :-) .  My Celiac friend has sworn by the gluten free pizzas at Top This … [Read More...]

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Gluten Free French Apple Cakes

Who misses French pastries? I do!! How long has it been since you could enjoy such a treat? I have been to France a couple of times over the years, many years ago before I realized I was … [Read More...]

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Gluten Free Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

This is my favorite healthy breakfast. It is gluten free, dairy free, and sugar free! I will even let my kids have two if they want. These oatmeal breakfast muffins surprise them every time. What do … [Read More...]

Chilled Shishito Pepper Soup

Chilled Shishito Pepper Soup

Can I tell you how much I love my farm box each week from Farm Fresh to You? This post is my complete, unsolicited love for the fun surprises I find each week. The vegetables come from Capay Organics … [Read More...]

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Sweet Potato and Leeks with Honey

Today is all about simplicity. No long ingredient lists, complicated steps, or hard to find ingredients. Sweet potatoes, leeks, coconut oil, and … [Read More...]

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