Pi Pie – gluten-free, vegan, delicious, and covered in Pi

Pi Pie

    Happy Pi Day! March 14th can be written as 3.14, which is the first three digits of pi. We are geeks at my house, so we always celebrate Pi Day with Pi Pie — that is, a pie … Continue reading >>

Rainbows — edible, adorable, easy, can be gluten-free and vegan

Edible Rainbows!

In the spring, someone posted a picture on Facebook showing edible little rainbows of different-colored bell peppers on top of maybe bread, with cute little white clouds at each end of the rainbow — and it captured my imagination. The … Continue reading >>

Cookie Dough Dip – healthy, gluten-free, vegan, safe to eat, and awesomely yummy!

chocolate chip cookie dough dip

The original person to think up the idea of making edible healthy cookie dough is Chocolate Covered Katie — a blogger who specializes in healthy vegan desserts and who makes amazing recipes! I have simplified her recipe and made it … Continue reading >>

Knishes – cute packets of potatoes in dough – gluten-free and vegetarian – warm and delicious!


Here’s a family favorite recipe that I’ve been meaning to post for years: Knishes! A knish is a dough-wrapped packet of filling. The filling is often potatoes, though my kids prefer them filled with vegan cheese, instead, or even gluten-free … Continue reading >>

Egg Pinwheels – no gluten or dairy, and super cute!

Egg Pinwheels

This adorable recipe is fairly easy to make. You do need a food processor or mixer that can whip eggs, and a very non-stick cookie sheet. Then you are good to go! I originally found this recipe on a site … Continue reading >>

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


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 >>