Category Archives: gluten-free

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemon Basil Coolers.

I tell myself not to let anything stand in the way of achieving my dreams. I tell myself that I am courageous and intelligent and beautiful. I tell myself that no matter what happens, I still get to choose to … Continue reading

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Orange, Ginger, Mango Sorbet — Made With Stevia.

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There has long been a dream in our house: a dream of the perfect, chewy, chocolaty, brownie… that’s calorie-free. An impossible dream, perhaps, but it’s a lovely dream nonetheless. Recently, this dream inspired us to purchase some stevia packets to … Continue reading

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Vegan and Gluten-Free Wedding Cupcakes

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This weekend I attended a wedding. It was meant to be an outdoor wedding in a big beautiful field in the South Valley of Albuquerque. But if you’ve ever spent springtime in the southwest, you know that there is potential … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free

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I decided to go gluten-free for a while. I don’t know how long; it might be a few weeks or it might be forever. After my first week of eating gluten-free, I can report that I feel lighter in general … Continue reading

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Rellenos Redux. Blue Cornmeal Crepe Chile Rellenos. Gluten-Free!

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I want a do-over! One of my goals for my second year of blogging is to continue to improve my photography. I grew by leaps and bounds in my first year in terms of the quality of my photos and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Buried Carrots!

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My first blog post was terrible. I think I knew that when I posted it one year ago today: an unappetizingly mushy vegetable strudel, baked in crumbly filo dough and photographed in poor lighting. It looks kinda gross. I’m pretty … Continue reading

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Cream. Super Fancy.

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I like when fancy things are actually just simple things in disguise. It gives me a warm, wonderful, accomplished feeling without taking up too much time and effort. It’s the same feeling I get when I shove a bunch of … Continue reading

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Campfire Green Chile Stew

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What could be better after 14 straight hours of rain than a big pot of hearty, spicy green chile stew? I’ll tell you what: a warm, dry hotel room with a king sized bed and down comforter, that’s what. But, … Continue reading

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Yellow Cherry Tomatoes and Pesto

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Last year I planted basil in pots on my patio. This was a mistake. The plants limped along all summer long producing a mediocre amount of leaves. I watered them, loved them, and encouraged them, but ultimately I think they … Continue reading

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Cashew Cardamom Smoothie, and a Little World Cup Soccer.

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I’ve fallen in love. Every couple of years I fall head over heels in love with soccer again. Each time the Olympics or the World Cup roll around, I’m smitten. I try to keep up with the Women’s Professional Soccer … Continue reading

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