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Gluten Free

  • Multi Seed Crisps ~ homemade vegan crackers made entirely from seeds!

    Multi Seed Crisps ~ Homemade Vegan Crackers

    These vegan Multi Seed Crisps are a deliciously crisp gluten free cracker just perfect for snacking and dipping ~ and they couldn’t be easier to make!…

  • Spicy Citrus Salad with Black Olives ~ this healthy Mediterranean fruit salad is packed with the sunny flavors of the Mediterranean!

    Spicy Citrus Salad with Black Olives

    Spicy Citrus Salad with Black Olives ~ this glorious salad in the Mediterranean tradition is an experience not to be missed.  It’s proof positive that not all fabulous salads are leafy…

  • Dill Pickle Potato Salad

    Dill Pickle Potato Salad

    Dill Pickle Potato Salad ~ this creamy potato salad packed with pickles will become your favorite spring and summer side, perfect for barbecues, picnics, and potlucks ~ better print off lots…

  • Firecracker Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    Firecracker Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    Low carb eating just got a whole lot more interesting with my Firecracker Chicken Lettuce Wraps!  Who needs rice when you’ve got fresh crunchy lettuce leaves?  Everybody’s going to come back…

  • How to make Homemade Vegan Thin Mint Cookies ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    No Bake Vegan Thin Mint Cookies

    My No Bake Vegan Thin Mint Cookies are hopelessly addictive, just like the ones you buy from your favorite Girl Scout ~ but my copy cat recipe is shockingly easy to…

  • Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives is a quick and healthy 30-minute meal ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives

    Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives ~ this 30 minute meal will transport you to the Greek Isles with its silky lemon sauce and rich, briny olives.  The health news on…

  • Shrimp Pad Thai ~ a better version of take-out! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Shrimp Pad Thai

    Shrimp Pad Thai is a healthy stir fry noodle bowl made with gluten free rice noodles, shrimp, and all the classic Thai flavors like ginger, garlic, lime, and cilantro ~ this…

  • How to Make the Perfect Salad Nicoise ~ a colorful and healthy main course salad ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make the Perfect Niçoise Salad

    How to Make the Perfect Niçoise Salad ~ this healthy main course tuna salad is one of the best ever invented… it’s colorful, protein packed, and so satisfying ~ the French…

  • Warm Hummus with Mushrooms ~ this is one of our favorite ways to do hummus ~ the sauteed mushrooms give this healthy appetizer a rich, meaty, almost decadent flavor. Add lots of toasted pita bread and you could call it dinner.

    Warm Hummus with Mushrooms

    Warm Hummus with Mushrooms ~ this is one of our favorite ways to do hummus ~ the sauteed mushrooms give this healthy appetizer a rich, meaty, almost decadent flavor.  Add lots…

  • Braised Red Cabbage ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Braised Red Cabbage

    I’ll tell you one thing, Braised Red Cabbage might not be the most glamorous dish on the holiday table, but it provides a perfect sweet/tart element that brings everything else on…

  • Making Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge

    Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge capitalizes on one of the world’s great flavor combos ~ this homemade fudge is sophisticated, quick and easy, and definitely giftable. *This post is sponsored by Peanut…

  • Healthy Rainbow Popsicles

    How to Make Rainbow Popsicles

    Not your toddler’s Rainbow Popsicles — these healthy fresh fruit popsicles are made with exotic fruits like mango, dragon fruit, papaya, golden kiwi and black raspberry to tempt the most sophisticated…

  • A super easy Vegan Blender Muffin recipe

    Gluten Free Vegan Blender Muffins

    Break open one of these tender Gluten Free Vegan Blender Muffins hot out of the oven and you’d never guess they contain no flour, oil, or dairy products!…

  • Bourbon Banana Butter

    Bourbon Banana Butter

    Bourbon Banana Butter ~ this fruit spread is the stuff of your wildest B&B fantasies ~ silky, rich, and a little bit decadent.  Spread it on toast, biscuits, croissants, pancakes… let’s…

  • Greek Meatballs in a luxurious tangy lemon sauce

    Greek Meatballs in Lemon Sauce

    Greek Meatballs in Lemon Sauce is the ideal spring supper — the herbed meatballs are satisfying but light in texture, and the pale yellow sauce is tangy, silky, and utterly luxurious…

  • Lemon Buttermilk Chicken Skewers

    Lemon Buttermilk Chicken Skewers

    An overnight marinade makes these lemon buttermilk chicken skewers impossibly tender, and they get a extra flavor boost from the rosemary tzatziki sauce. I’m determined to give everything a ‘skewer moment’…

  • Spot on Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookie Recipe

    Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookies

    Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookies — because nobody should have to miss out on America’s favorite cookie — and this copy cat Girl Scout Cookie is even better than the original!…

  • Healthy Date Nut Overnight Oats made with steel cut oats

    Date Nut Overnight Oats

    Date Nut Overnight Oats is the best way to jump start a frosty morning — the oats soak to the perfect creamy texture while you sleep, and chopped dates, walnuts, and…

  • Deconstructed Hummus Salad

    Deconstructed Hummus Salad

    Deconstructed Hummus Salad is a simple chickpea salad with all the components of a great hummus, and I think you’ll find lots of other uses for the creamy lemon tahini dressing,…

  • Skinny Microwave Potato Chips

    Skinny Microwave Potato Chips

    Skinny Microwave Potato Chips are a quick and guilt-free way to get your daily snack fix.  These healthy homemade potato chips are light, crisp, and made right in the microwave! (They’re…

  • Healthy and low fat filet of fish with blood oranges and thyme in parchment

    Fish with Blood Orange and Thyme in Parchment

    There isn’t a healthy epithet you can hurl at this Fish with Blood Orange and Thyme in Parchment that doesn’t fit — low calorie, low carb, gluten free, Paleo, low fat,…

  • Easy no-pectin Clementine Jam

    Clementine Jam

    Clementine Jam has a unique, brilliantly fresh flavor that plays well with all kinds of toast, croissants, scones, and biscuits.  It’s not a marmalade because there’s no bitter peel involved, it’s…

  • Easy swirled chocolate bark, two ways

    How To Make Swirled Chocolate Bark

    How to make swirled chocolate bark for an easy last minute holiday gift — the combinations are endless and the result is stunning!…

  • Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes topped with mini marshmallows are a fun side dish for any day of the week

    Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

    Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes are topped with mini marshmallows for an ooey gooey delicious fall and holiday side dish.  This recipe brings out the kid in everyone!…

  • Bacon Brittle!

    Bacon Brittle

    Bacon Brittle ~ the super inventive treat that has everybody talking, and it’s made right in the microwave!  This easy homemade candy is like nothing you’ve ever tasted! I was playing…

  • Healthy Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal with Whiskey Butter

    Overnight Steel Cut Oats with Whiskey Butter

    Authentic Irish Overnight Steel Cut Oats with Whiskey Butter ~ this whole grain porridge is the perfect fall and winter breakfast or brunch dish…serve it to overnight guests and they may…

  • Photo of a white bowl filled with shishito peppers.

    Grilled Shishito Peppers

    Grilled Shishito Peppers are possibly the fastest and most interesting appetizer out there.  These simple Japanese peppers are flash cooked, or blistered, on a screaming hot grill pan for just a…

  • Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread

    My quick and easy Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread is grain free, added sugar free, and dairy free.  This vegan quick bread is also amazingly versatile ~ serve it for breakfast…

  • Watermelon Gazpacho

    You can tell it’s hot here because this is the second chilled soup I’ve posted in a row.  Refreshing is the name of the game in my kitchen this week! The…

  • The ultimate hot weather refresher --- Iced Cucumber and Yogurt Soup

    Iced Cucumber and Yogurt Soup

    Iced Cucumber and Yogurt Soup is one of my earliest cooking memories, one of the first times I ventured beyond brownies.  I think I discovered it during the hot summer after…

  • Dana's Bakery Macaron ~ American Artisans

    American Artisans: Dana’s Bakery

    Dana’s Bakery is the eleventh in my Sunday series featuring American Artisans. There are so many exceptionally talented craftspeople, designers, and small companies across the country who share my love of…

  • healthy fruit fondue with chocolate dipping sauce

    Fruit Fondue with Chocolate Sauce

    Today I’m excited to be posting over at Super Healthy Kids — I’m making a kid-friendly fruit fondue and a quick homemade chocolate sauce that’s just like the one we all…

  • ahi tuna skewers

    Ahi Tuna and Cremini Mushroom Skewers

    Ahi Tuna and Cremini Mushroom Skewers ~ if you want a quick healthy meal, look no further than these beautiful skewers  ~ they cook in a flash! I’m obsessed with skewers,…

  • Israeli Chopped Salad is a great example of the healthy vibrant cuisine of the Mediterranean

    Israeli Chopped Salad

    Israeli Chopped Salad ~ this healthy Middle Eastern chopped vegetable salad is the perfect dish for summer gatherings because there’s no mayo to spoil, and the veggies retain their crunch for…

  • Rainbow Salmon Skewers are colorful, healthy, low carb and so easy to make!

    Rainbow Salmon Skewers

    Rainbow Salmon Skewers are easy, healthy, and so fun to make ~ these colorful fish kabobs are gorgeous, too, and make a quick and delicious 30 minute meal ~ have you…

  • vietnamese summer rolls

    Spinach and Basil Summer Rolls

    Spinach and Basil Summer Rolls are light, elegant, and utterly refreshing dipped in a fresh coconut lime sauce! Yesterday’s farmers market had some beautiful Chinese spinach, a large leafy green with…

  • gluten free cookies

    25 Fabulous Flourless Cookies

    25 Fabulous Flourless Cookies ~ these are the best of the best gluten free cookies, so delicious you won’t miss the flour one bit!…

  • gluten free flourless chocolate peanut butter cookies

    Flourless Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

    Flourless Chocolate Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are naturally gluten free and  even better than regular chocolate chip cookies! My flourless nut butter cookies have been so popular ever since I…

  • healthy coconut chia pudding popsicles

    Chia Coconut Pudding Popsicles

    Chia Coconut Pudding Popsicles ~ a refreshingly delicious and healthy way to start the day, these vegan breakfast popsicles are worth getting out of bed for!…

  • Healthy baked cod with lemon and olives

    Cod with Lemon and Olives

    Cod with Lemon and Olives is a low fat and delicious 30 minute meal, full of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and one of my favorites.  For such a simple recipe it’s…

  • 2-ingredient cookies and cream bark candy

    Cookies and Cream Bark

    Cookies and Cream Bark ~ just two ingredients and a few minutes is all it takes to make one of the tastiest and most giftable homemade chocolate desserts around.…

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate, a healthy side dish

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate is a super easy fall and holiday side dish that dresses up any table and will make Brussels sprout fans out of everyone!…

  • An easy to throw together light meal or appetizer with pita bread and boiled eggs

    Crushed Lentils with Tahini and Cumin

    Crushed Lentils with Tahini and Cumin ~ if you love hummus, try this healthy Middle Eastern lentil appetizer from Yotam Ottolenghi!  It’s a warm dip that’s hearty, satisfying, and so delicious.…

  • Portobello Shepherd's Pies

    Portobello Shepherd’s Pies

    Portobello Shepherd’s Pies take one of my all time favorite comfort meals and lightens it up in a fun and creative way ~ and who doesn’t love a big juicy portobello…

  • Roasted Root Vegetable Soup recipe 8

    Roasted Winter Vegetable Soup

    My healthy Roasted Winter Vegetable Soup is the most gorgeous shade of crimson you’ve ever seen! This comforting vegetable soup is full of vitamins and antioxidants to get you through the…

  • slow cooker beef bourguignon

    Crock Pot Beef Bourguignon

    My Crock Pot Beef Bourguignon is a fix it and forget it meal at its finest ~ this easy slow cooker beef stew is a pared down version of the fancy…

  • Tomato and Pomegranate Salad

    Tomato and Pomegranate Salad

    A gorgeous tomato and pomegranate salad from the great Yotam Ottolenghi ~ this is going to be the prettiest thing you eat all summer!…

  • Chicken in Almond Milk with green lemons, cinnamon, and sage

    Chicken in Almond Milk

    Chicken in Almond Milk ~ this unique roasted chicken recipe is the brain child of Jamie Oliver ~ you need to taste it for yourself to believe how moist and tender…

  • Oatmeal Brulee

    Oatmeal Brûlée

    Oatmeal Brûlée ~ please don’t faint —it might seem like a crazy luxury but it’s no less healthy than regular oatmeal.  That’s because I didn’t add any sugar to the pot,…

  • Ham and Pea Soup 4

    Ham and Pea Soup

    Hearty and vibrant Ham and Pea Soup made with fresh frozen peas will warm up the coldest night!  This comforting soup is a great way to use up leftover ham.…

  • Brussels Sprout Slaw in a wooden bowl

    Brussels Sprout Slaw with Maple Cider Vinaigrette

    Brussels Sprout Slaw with Maple Cider Vinaigrette is a delicious healthy salad that adds a bit of fresh green to fall and holiday tables. Pumpkin bars and apple cakes are all…

  • Sweet Bell Pepper and Onion Salad 2

    Sweet Bell Pepper and Onion Salad

    Sweet Bell Pepper and Onion Salad ~ if you love colorful bell peppers like I do, this is for you ~ it’s crunchy, colorful, healthy, and so yummy! When it comes…

  • cheeseburger jalapeno poppers 3

    Cheeseburger Jalapeño Poppers

    Cheeseburger Jalapeño Poppers are one of the most satisfying appetizers on the planet!  These healthier baked jalapeño poppers are stuffed with seasoned ground beef, topped with plenty of melty cheese. I…

  • Mejadra from Jerusalemn

    Mejadra (from Jerusalem)

    Mejadra (from Jerusalem) ~ are you ready for some serious comfort food, Middle Eastern style?  Mejadra, (or Mujaddara) is a hearty vegan basmati rice and lentil dish that’s sustained Muslims, Christians,…

  • Tomato Onion and Roasted Lemon Salad 8

    Tomato, Onion, and Roasted Lemon Salad

    Tomato, Onion, and Roasted Lemon Salad ~ this Yotam Ottolenghi recipe was on the cover of  Bon Appétit this month.  I knew I wanted to make it on first sight! I’m…

  • Micro Caprese Salad 7

    Minimal Monday: Micro Caprese Salad

    Micro Caprese Salad ~ I planted a cute little individual caprese salad right inside a hollowed out tomato…these are an elegant presentation for a special occasion, or a healthy little lunch…