Potato Pancakes – gluten-free Latkes for Chanukah or anytime!

Chanukah table with potato pancakes

In honor of Chanukah, here is my potato pancake (latke) recipe. Served with a salad or a veggie on the side, these make a lovely dinner. I’ve replaced most of the potatoes with sweet potato, and drastically reduced the oil, … Continue reading >>

Macaroni and Cheese – healthy, vegan, soy-free, and gluten-free!

vegan macaroni and cheese

Once upon a time, I perfected my macaroni and cheese recipe. It was a specialty of mine — fancy macaroni and cheese mixed with a creamy white sauce, using a small amount of fancy cheese to make it healthier and yummy. … Continue reading >>

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread – addictive, healthy, and gluten-free – great for pot lucks and Thanksgiving!

chocolate chip pumpkin bread

The first time I encountered chocolate chip pumpkin bread was when the wife of a colleague brought a loaf of it when their family visited my house. I didn’t think it sounded very good. Chocolate and pumpkin didn’t seem like they would … Continue reading >>

15-Minute Chili – quick, gluten-free, vegan, and really good!

chili

Once upon a time, I was talking with a mom from my kids’ school, Sue Barker, who has an awesome talent for organizing big, fun school events, often where chili is served as a fundraiser. While we talked, someone asked Sue for her … Continue reading >>

The White Dinner — a quick, gluten-free, vegan meal that my kids love

the white dinner

This recipe is adapted from a recipe called “Farfalle with White Beans and Cabbage” or “Halushki” from the cookbook Vegan on the Cheap. My kids renamed it to “The White Dinner.”  :) I really love the cookbook Vegan on the Cheap, … Continue reading >>

Black Bean Sweet Potato Burritos – quick, vegan, gluten-free, and satisfying

back bean sweet potato burritos

These burritos are filled with a creamy black bean and sweet potato mixture. They are soothing and nourishing. My whole family likes this recipe, especially my daughter Kendra.Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015) Back when my youngest child, Corbin, was … Continue reading >>

Spinach Bean Soup and Breadsticks – nourishing, gluten-free, quick, and the soup is vegan

Spinach Bean Soup and Breadsticks

I invented the recipe for Spinach Bean Soup in 2002 or 2003, one evening when we all had colds. I wanted to cook something warm and soothing — and quickly! Years later, I shared this recipe with a group of moms, who … Continue reading >>

Chocolates – quick, easy, dairy-free, vegan

Chocolates

Back when my kids were eating dairy-free as well as gluten-free, most candy was off-limits for them. So for Halloween and Easter, we made our own chocolates. Even now that they can eat dairy, we still make our own chocolates. … Continue reading >>

Falafel – gluten-free, healthy, and vegan!

Falafel

I discovered falafel when I was a young adult. Friends brought me to a restaurant called Jerusalem Garden that is known for its excellent falafel. The restaurant was located in a tiny house, where you sat across the counter from the kitchen … Continue reading >>

Pancakes – gluten-free, vegan, and delicious!

Pancakes

These pancakes have no gluten, dairy, or eggs, but they are big, thick, real, satisfying pancakes. My kids’ favorite weekend breakfast. When my family went gluten-free, I converted a lot of our old favorite recipes so that we could keep them. … Continue reading >>