Gluten Free French Apple Cakes

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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 gluten intolerant. I ate a lot of pastries, hung out in French cafes, and I enjoyed every […]

Gluten Free Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

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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 you like to eat when you are looking for a healthy treat? These oatmeal muffins tastes like a treat, […]

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 and are freshly picked just days before arriving on my doorstep. This week’s surprise was Shishito […]

Sweet Potato and Leeks with Honey

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Today is all about simplicity. No long ingredient lists, complicated steps, or hard to find ingredients. Sweet potatoes, leeks, coconut oil, and honey. Just four ingredients, yet these four ingredients yield a wonderful flavor. This side dish is a tasty accompaniment to any dish, including spicy foods. Print Sweet Potato and Leeks with Honey Ingredients4 […]

Mission Heirloom’s Gluten Free Paleo Mission

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I am really excited share with you this fabulous new concept in Berkeley. Mission Heirloom is currently in Beta with their order ahead gluten free and paleo meals, and they are in the process of building a cafe in Berkeley. Mission Heirloom was founded by co-owners Yrmis Barroeta and Bobby Chang. Their mission is to […]

Farmer’s Market Dinner Party

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What happens when a group of Bay Area Food Bloggers arrange an online dinner party? Add in a rule that a component in your dish must come from a local Bay Area farmer’s market? You get a fabulous menu to try in your own home. And even better? The whole menu is gluten free!! Let […]

Gluten Free Squash Blossom and Epazote Quesadillas

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I have seen a lot of squash blossoms at the farmer’s market lately. Unsure of what to do with them, I quickly passed them by. Today I was shopping at our little local produce market, Oakmont Produce. They have a lot of ethnic produce and foods, including a meat counter. One of the employees noticed […]

Purple Asparagus with Enoki and Brown Butter Garlic

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Okay, roll call. Who out there knew that purple asparagus turns green when you cook it? I hope I am not the only one . I found this incredible purple asparagus at Trader Joe’s today. I rushed home, envisioning this incredible color showing through in a photograph of a new recipe. This beautiful purple asparagus […]

Restaurant Review: Sorelle Italian Bistro Campbell

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Last night my husband, David, and I found truly incredible Italian food. And we found Sorelle Italian Bistro in a tiny little strip mall, tucked away and hidden in the middle of a residential neighborhood. It doesn’t look like much and I never would have guessed I would find such authentic Italian food here. Before […]

My Writing Process


Today, I am not talking about a restaurant or posting a recipe. Instead, I am participating in a blog hop about my writing process. Many bloggers, in all different genres, are opening up about how they write and where they get their inspiration from. My friend, Rini, over at The Healing Tomato asked me to […]

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