NoOodle (The NO calorie Noodle)

Allrighty!  I decided to try this for a number of reasons.  First of all, it seems WAY too good to be true.  It has no calories, no fat, no net carbs, no soy and no gluten.  That sums up about everything I take into consideration when eating! http://www.nooodle.com/ I am rating this product ♥♥♥ with a score…

Greek 7-Layer Dip

Makes 8-10 servings 1/2 cup sliced roasted red pepper 1 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon dried basil salt and pepper to taste 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons hummus 1 cup peeled and chopped cucumber 2/3 cup pitted and chopped kalamata olives 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/2 cup chopped…

Gluten Free Product Resources – Part 1

In my never-ending quest for new gluten-free information, I have found two great websites for GF products and or services.  Check these both out (and don’t forget to bookmark them if you like them!), I am sure they will be very helpful. The first one is Gluten Free Find. Your most comprehensive gluten-free directory, with “everything gluten-free from…

Honey Ginger Grilled Salmon

1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/3 cup GLUTEN FREE soy sauce 1/3 cup orange juice 1/4 cup honey 1 green onion, chopped 1 1/2 lbs salmon fillets In a ziplock bag, combine first six ingredients; mix well. Place salmon in bag and seal tightly. Turn bag gently to distribute marinade. Refrigerate 15…

Orange Push-Up Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten Free)

1 can orange juice concentrate, slightly thawed 1 cup milk (half and half, cream, nut milk, soy milk) 1/2 cup sugar, or to taste (you can reduce the sugar or use an alternate sugar substitute such as stevia but it won’t taste as close to classic Orange Push-Ups. Many people use much more than 1/2…

When You Can’t Get a Diagnosis AND 5 Frequently Missed Diseases

Medical Mystery: When You Can’t Get a Diagnosis Something’s wrong with you—and no doctor can pinpoint what. Here’s how to handle this frustrating but surprisingly common situation By Meryl Davids Landau Her symptoms came on slowly but kept getting worse. Within a few months, Susan Warm’s fatigue had turned into debilitating exhaustion, her aches had…

Skittles Vodka Party Favors

My note: Skittles are gluten-free (Yesss!) check your bag, it should say gluten-free right after the ingredients. Also, most of your basic alcohols (vodka, rum, brandy, gin, tequila) are all gluten-free because of the distillation. If you are not sure, check the brand’s website.  Yes, even those that are made from wheat!  Enjoy, but don’t…

Birthday Cake Martini

1.5 oz Vanilla Vodka 1.5 oz Cranberry Juice 1.5 oz Champagne Icing Sprinkles Maraschino Cherries Rim glasses by dipping them in icing then in sprinkles. Combine vodka and cranberry juice in an ice shaker, half filled with ice. Shake well and strain into glass. Top with Champagne and drop in a cherry. NOTES:  As with…

OK, So I know I Can’t Have Regular Flour….What Should I Use?

This is where things get a little tricky and people are still determining what works best. As I mentioned in another post, the gluten in wheat flour is what gives the bread that soft and fluffy texture. Many are working on ways to get decent gluten-free bread where the texture is at least similar to…