Category Archives: gluten free

Garlic Spare Ribs

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! My mom made this recipe when we were growing up, and she got the recipe from my Auntie Joyce.  Some of my kids will request this meal for their birthday.  I like to serve it with rice. Being Chinese New year today, I also made …

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Christmas Baking 2016 – COCONUT MACAROONS (Gluten Free)

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11, and Grandmelina to 2! We LOVE coconut.  Some of us are also grain free.  And I love easy and delicious.  So I made some coconut macaroons for my DH and kids today – half to eat now, and half to freeze for Christmas (only 10 days to go!). …

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Christmas Baking 2016 – EASY MICROWAVE FUDGE

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11, Grandmelina to 2! Yum! For years I’ve been making and selling fudge.  This Christmas I retire.  Already I feel the freedom! I have really, really enjoyed my customers and the other vendors.  I will miss everyone tremendously, but now is the time for family.  We can only stretch …

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Taco Tuesday – Gluten Free and Grain Free Versions

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2!             Tuesday rolled around this week and the kids were disappointed there were no tacos.  They’ve been talking about Taco Tuesday for a while, and still I have not delivered.  Imagine having a specific recipe one day a week? …

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Hi!  I’m Melina, mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! source Had this for the second time last night.  This was so good!  And easy to boot.  I served it with a Caesar salad. SLOW COOKER PULLED PORK 1 pkg. Epicure pulled pork seasoning 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup vinegar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 …

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Gluten Free Pancake Tuesday

These are the tastiest gluten-free pancakes ever…trust me!  They taste like french toast.  Enjoy! Gluten Free Pancakes (serves 1) 1 egg, beaten 1 Tbsp. liquid (cream, milk, coconut milk, water, etc.) 1 Tbsp. oil (or melted butter) 1 Tbsp. sweetener (sugar, maple syrup, a little stevia, etc.) 1 Tbsp. coconut flour pinch of nutmeg, optional Mix …

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Popsicles and Essential Oils

Six popsicles with essential oils to start your summer off right.  Goodness that beats the heat – how good is that? honey lavender popsicles chocolate peppermint popsicles mango lassi popsicles pineapple orange popsicles fruit smoothie popsicles  cheesecake popsicles

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Gluten-Free Tuesday: Singing the Praise of Cauliflower

I have found cauliflower to be a very versatile vegetable in adapting certain recipes into gluten-free versions, but gluten-free or not, these recipes are winners!  I’ve included some recipes I have tried, and others I look forward to trying soon.  You can find Oven Love’s version of Shepherd’s Pie here .  I adapted it a little to …

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Gluten-free/Dairy-free Recipe Ideas

A friend has recently had to find gluten-free/dairy-free recipes for her daughter, and I’ve come up with a few.  Maybe you know more…feel free to share!  Thanks. I try to avoid flours altogether because I haven’t found too many recipes that I like that include gluten-free flours, and I don’t seem to do well with any grains, …

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Gluten Free Spice Cake

Another cake to try for dh and the family.  I’ll keep you posted! Gluten Free Spice Cake

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