Dessert Nachos – healthy, vegan, gluten-free, and awesomely yummy!

Dessert Nachos

Happy Birthday to this blog! Today it is three years old! Recently I was flipping through cookbooks and I spotted a recipe for “dessert nachos” — where you thinly slice up an apple as the chips, then add caramel as … Continue reading >>

Tiramisu in 14 minutes – healthy, gluten-free, dairy-free, and can be vegan

Tiramisu

Last August my kids and I visited Toronto. Usually when we travel, I am fanatical about planning ahead so that we will always have gluten-free food available. But this one time my teens talked me into winging it. We had the impression … Continue reading >>

Matzo Ball Soup – gluten-free and dairy-free for Passover or anytime!

Matzo Ball Soup - gluten-free!

When my family went gluten-free, I thought that for sure we would never have matzo ball soup again. But I found a dumpling soup recipe that reminded me of matzo ball soup and from there I invented this recipe. Yum!!! … Continue reading >>

Matzo Mina – a great Passover dish – gluten-free, vegan, and healthy

Matzo Mina

Happy Passover!! I grew up Jewish, but the first time I heard of a Matzo Mina was as an adult, surfing the Internet. This is a lot like a lasagna, but made with dampened matzo instead of the lasagna noodles. With … Continue reading >>

Zucchini Brownies “Zeebies” – gluten-free, dairy-free, and healthy!

Zucchini Brownies

Happy Zucchini Season!!! I have been making this recipe for years: Brownies that are full of zucchini!!! My kids clamor for more! All four of us love them, zucchini and all! I love zucchini. All three of my kids hate zucchini, … Continue reading >>

Pasta, Beans and Greens – a lightning-fast, yummy, healthy, vegan dinner

Pasta, Beans, and Greens

My family is finishing two very busy weeks. My eighth grader, Kendra, was in a national Quiz Bowl tournament in Atlanta, and then she played the role of Audrey in the Shakespeare play “As You Like It” — so the last two weeks have had long, … Continue reading >>

Salad Dressing – gluten-free, vegan, made from tofu, rather addictive!

Creamy White Salad Dressing

This recipe is very loosely based on the Moosewood Restaurant house salad dressing — though I have changed it so much that the people at Moosewood might not recognize it. It is creamy and high in protein and all-around delicious! The … Continue reading >>

Golden Crispy Tofu – gluten-free, vegan, and yummy!

Golden Crispy Tofu

  I love this recipe! It’s a delicious way to serve tofu. My favorite way to serve this is with some broccoli on the side. It makes a complete meal that way. Alternatively, it is also good with a salad on … Continue reading >>

Hamentaschen – gluten-free and can be vegan!

Hamentashen

Hamentashen are a traditional Jewish cookie, served at the holiday Purim. They are shaped like the three-cornered hat of Hamen, the villain in the Purim story. Oh today we’ll merry, merry be. Oh today we’ll merry, merry be. Oh today … Continue reading >>

Chocolate Mousse – gluten-free, vegan, raw, awesomely healthy, quick, and my kids love it!

Chocolate Mousse

When I first tried this recipe, I wrote in the cookbook, “Drop-dead FABULOUS mousse!!!!!” Because it is!!!!! It is also easy to make, healthy, vegan, and my kids and I love it. What more could you ask of a recipe? … Continue reading >>