Cookies · Family Traditions · gluten free · Italian Food

Gluten-Free Remake: Mom’s Iced Cookies

Over the holidays I tried my hand at making Mom’s iced cookies gluten-free. I was happily surprised that it only took one try to get them right. As you know, if you’ve ever tried to make a recipe gluten-free, this is not always the case. I really think my “instant” success had a lot do… Continue reading Gluten-Free Remake: Mom’s Iced Cookies

Family Traditions · gluten free · Shepard's Pie · Vegan

Homey Goodness Remade: Shepard’s Pie

This recipe belongs to Orla. She will tell you this is her family’s recipe for traditional Irish Shepard’s Pie.¬†She always makes that distinction. Her recipe calls for one pound of ground lamb and one pound of ground beef. I used Beyond Meat’s Beefy Crumbles. Her recipe also calls for white potatoes and I used sweet… Continue reading Homey Goodness Remade: Shepard’s Pie

Easter · Family Traditions · Italian Food

Family + Food = LOVE

Be warned this blog post has little to do with anything gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan or vegetarian. Instead, it’s about family traditions that are steeped in food. I’m Italian-American and, of course, food plays an important role in my family’s life. Recipes are handed down from one generation to the next. We celebrate all our joys… Continue reading Family + Food = LOVE