Spiced Maple Pecans

  It’s almost Thanksgiving, and I just realized I have NO munchies for guests before dinner!  Uh-oh.  Hungry guests are a no-no in my family, so I’m whipping up some Spiced Maple Pecans, from my first book, The Healthy Gluten Free Life, to keep everyone busy while dinner is cooking.  Along with a variety of olives, munchies […]

Father’s Day Treat – Vanilla Maple Walnut Pecan Crunch

Father’s day is quickly upon us and when I think about my dad, I think about snacks.  He’s a snacker.  Always was, always will be.  I remember, when I was little, he would plow through a snack craving until it was exhausted, then move on to the next.  Now, back then it was the not so […]

Microwave Measuring Cup Cake

My family and I tend to be darn good eaters.  I would say that we fall into the 80/20 rule…except we’re probably more 90/10.  My kids and I especially need to have those little sweet treats every so often – so the 3 of us pretty much take up all of that 10%!  Of course, now our sweet treats […]

No’oat Granola

  Oats are an -iffy subject in the gluten free world.  Many folks swear by certified GF oats, but the other half of the equation cannot tolerate them and question their overall safety/digestibility.  The Maniac has always had problems with oats, even the most carefully cultivated.  That coupled with the fact that it’s the only […]