Gluten-Free Info


My holiday tradition, from the time I got married and had a family has been a Christmas Eve dinner, which has included my Christmas Potatoes, ham and Christmas jello. Since going gluten-free I have changed my potatoes, by leaving out just one ingredient, which my family never misses! I have recently eliminated pork from my […]


For the past few years I had lost my St. Patrick’s Day spirit, and forgot what it was like being a FUN mom! Now that my granddaughter is in the spirit at school, with the leprechan playing naughty tricks, I am getting on board and having some fun! For GREEN jello, make lime jello as […]


Quinoa is an amino acid-rich protein seed that has a fluffy, slightly crunchy texture and somewhat nutty flavor when cooked. It is cooked much like rice, using twice the water, but the cooking time is 15 minutes. Quinoa is found at your local heath food store. Quinoa is commonly considered a grain, but is actually […]


It’s just FREEZING outside… but my daughter Kayli really wanted dessert. We went to a frozen yogurt place, and I ordered the lemon/raspberry/orange sorbet! It’s SO WORTH being cold!!! I need to do this more =) Larraine


Each year I become Grandma Claus and invite my kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids, along with their spouses, to my home for a Christmas party. I always have treats for each person, in addition to refreshments and party fun. This year, I’m giving out chocolate bars. I was concerned about what I could give to my […]