Category Archives: Gluten & Lactose Free

Crowd Pleasing Scalloped Potatoes

Gluten Lactose Free Scalloped Potatoes

I’ve been trying to cut back on dairy (I think cow’s milk products and I may have to part ways) and to some extent that has been harder than going gluten free.  I love cheese and there is no substitute for delicious Parrano or Fresh Parmesan. Sigh. I’m not giving up on dairy right completely, Continue Reading


Raspberry Filled Almond Cookies

Raspberry filled almond cookies

I’m officially proclaiming these cookies… healthy! They don’t have any butter, oil or flour – but don’t worry, they taste decadent anyway.  Both the “flour” and the fat in these cookies come from almonds (hence the title), which are full of nutrients like calcium, vitamin E and healthy fats.  I was inspired to make my Continue Reading


Veggie Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Gluten Free Veggie Spring Rolls

When I was home for Christmas my older brother (pictured below), who also loves to cook, made these spring rolls for my mom’s annual Christmas Eve party.  I really love this style of unfried spring roll, it makes me feel healthy and is surprisingly filling.  In my past life, I had been known to order a Continue Reading


Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

Gluten Free Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

I remember when cooking fish at home seemed like a scary adventure above my skill set, but I’m glad I took the risk and started learning how to make it myself.  The only real challenge I’ve ever had with cooking fish is managing my own clumsiness.  I remember after one stressful week I was making Continue Reading


Asian Style Chicken Meatballs

Gluten Free Asian Style Chicken Meatballs

  The idea for this recipe came to me after trying to find suppers that were gluten and lactose free. The meatballs were a natural choice to try because they have a longstanding place in my heart, and are pretty forgiving if you make a few mistakes. I had just tested a tasty sweet and Continue Reading