It seems like everyone is trying to go gluten-free these days. More and more people are diagnosed with celiac disease, have a gluten sensitivity, or just claim to feel better when they cut gluten out of their diets. Here’s the latest cookbook to address the gluten-free craze: Luane Kohnke’s Gluten-Free Cookies, which features 50 recipes for everything from sugar cookies to lemon squares to biscotti. Using ingredients like rice flour, potato starch, and tapioca flour, she offers tasty alternatives for favorite baked goods that would otherwise be off-limits.
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I love sweet potatoes, but I usually only eat them around Thanksgiving. Which is a shame, because they’re incredibly delicious and nutritious (packed with vitamins A, E, and B6, along with lots of potassium, iron, and fiber) and are available year-round. So I’m really excited to be one of the judges in this year’s Sweet n’ Healthy Blogger Recipe Contest. The star ingredient? Sweet potatoes, of course!
Best of all, if you’re a blogger with an amazing and healthy original sweet potato recipe, you can enter the contest yourself for a chance to win $2,000.
Since I’m all about meatless meals and simmering big pots of warm, comforting stews on my stove these days, naturally I made another vegetarian chili recipe recently. This one was very rich and hearty, thanks to two kinds of beans (kidney and chickpeas) and the “secret” ingredient—chocolate.
Hi Bookies, we’re at the end and now I want to go back and re-read The Glass Castle to keep the story going. I’m constantly amazed by Lily’s resourcefulness. Is there nothing she can’t accomplish? Catching a wild horse, getting free gas on the way to and from Tucson, earning her college degree in two years, flying planes… It was […]
The game Angry Birds—with those infuriating green pigs and squawking birds—is simultaneously frustrating, fun, challenging, ridiculous, and utterly addictive. An extremely crafty and devoted father created an interactive Angry Birds cake—complete with working catapult—for one very lucky six-year-old boy. Watch the video; it’s adorable.