Archive | August, 2011

Vegan Cheese Tortilla

Want a great anytime snack? Something not too big, something satisfying, something that calls to mind cheesy and bready goodness. Welcome to a great combo: Food for Life’s Brown Rice Tortillas are wheat and gluten free and Daiya Vegan Cheese is, well, vegan. I make this snack all the time. An afternoon snack, a midnight […]

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Gazpacho

Cold Spanish soup is an ingenious way to endure the summer heat.

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Carrot Cake

This carrot cake recipe is from the August/September issue of Living Without, an allergen-free cooking magazine. We used a different frosting recipe, though, which you can find lower down this post. I’ve had carrot cake before that was gluten-free and vegan, and it was good. I’ve found that allergen-free desserts I make myself are almost […]

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Pasta al Pomodoro

Pasta al pomodoro is pasta with tomato sauce. This recipe comes from Bon Appetit’s May 2011 issue, and it’s the recipe on the cover. Yes, this is your basic spaghetti sauce, but it’s supposed to be authentic Italian and wonderful (and it does taste good). If you like making sauce from scratch (or want to […]

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Basil Gimlet

This herb-inspired cocktail will do the trick on a warm summer evening.

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Salmon with Tomato-Peach Salsa

This recipe was featured on the cover of July’s Cooking Light magazine. My sister and I saw it in the store and needed to make something for dinner, so… Voila! Ingredients 1 peach, chopped 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons mint leaves, chopped 3 tablespoons basil leaves, chopped 2 […]

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