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Irish Soda BreadMarch 12, 2015

By Beth Hillson Serves 10 Top O’ the Mornin! Even if you are in snowbound, there’s a wee speck o’ green in the air.   After all, aren’t we all a bit Irish when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day?  So celebrate with this moist, light version of Irish Soda Bread (ISB).  The Leprechauns and your friends alike will be eating   …Read More

It’s a Sandwich- It’s a Muffin. No, it’s A Balanced BreakfastMarch 5, 2015

By Beth Hillson Serves 3 Breakfast can be a balancing act.  Trying to find something that contains protein and nutrients and has a good amount of healthy carbs is not the first thing you want to deal with in the morning.  But, let’s face it.  You stand a better chance at handling all those other little daily challenges if you solve   …Read More

Gluten Free is a Health Choice, NOT a Food ChoiceFebruary 10, 2015

By Tracy Bush, Nutrimom- Food Allergy Liason “Gluten free is just a fad! The percentage of people who really cannot eat gluten is small” seems to be something that I hear quite often. Although I am not someone that is diagnosed with Celiac Disease, I still stand by my choice of eating gluten free as part of my health choices.   …Read More

Pretzel Turtle KissesFebruary 9, 2015

By Beth Hillson Makes 24 Even the littlest sweethearts can play cupid with this recipe although adults should press the pecans into the molten kisses.  Vary this recipe by using other chocolate candies and mix up your pretzel choices – Pretzel Twists and Pretzel Chips both work well. 1 Bag Hershey Chocolate Kisses Filled with Caramel 24 pecan halves 24   …Read More

Caramel Chocolate Peanut Butter SquaresFebruary 8, 2015

By Beth Hillson Makes 16 to 20 squares  Only one word can describe these no-bake bars and that is “Decadent.”  They have everything the person with a sweet tooth desires and more.  Plus these are so easy to make.  Sandwich a mixture of melted chocolate and peanut butter between two layers of Salted Caramel Pretzels or fold in coarsely chopped   …Read More

Spicy Party MixFebruary 3, 2015

By Beth Hillson Makes 3 to 4 cups You’ll want to pucker up the moment you sink your teeth into this Spicy Party Mix.  Add cereal or other nuts or pretzel sticks, too.  Double or triple the recipe for a big gathering.  To cut the spiciness, use less chipotle powder.   Serve warm.  This mix can be reheated, too.  (5 minutes in a   …Read More

Eggplant Stacks with Buffalo-Style Pretzel CrumbsJanuary 10, 2015

By Beth Hillson Serves 6 I’m all about going meatless at least once a week, especially since I discovered these hearty, flavorful eggplant stacks.  If you are trying to cut back on meat, give them a try.  By combining butternut squash and ricotta cheese for the filling, this recipe is plenty rich without adding lots of calories and fat.  The   …Read More

Buffalo Chicken MeatballsJanuary 7, 2015

By Beth Hillson Makes 36 to 40 meatballs These meatballs are a lighter, healthier alternative to Buffalo wings and to regular meatballs, too.  They are quick to make and crushed Glutino Buffalo-style pretzels double as binder and flavoring at once.  Drizzle with hot sauce and serve.  We could not stop eating these addictive treats.  Bet you’ll be hooked, too.  I’ll   …Read More

Ooey Gooey Merry Mint Chocolate TorteDecember 11, 2014

By Beth Hillson Serves 8 This recipe is child’s play so let the kids help assemble this decadent torte. The luscious chocolaty mint flavor is guaranteed to make everyone giggle.  You might even start a food fight when they bite into the rich chewy brownies topped in white fudge chips and layered with peppermint-laced whipped cream and crushed candy canes.    …Read More

GF Holiday Thumbprint CookiesDecember 9, 2014

By Beth Hillson Makes 22 to 24 cookies I can say two things with certainty.  I love to bake cookies during the holidays and I am always in a rush.  Starting with a mix like Glutino Gluten Free Pantry Sugar Cookie Mix lets me adapt my favorite cookie recipes and bake in minutes.  Everything is measured out.  I just add   …Read More

GF Turkey FavorsNovember 20, 2014

By Beth Hillson  You and your family will gobble up this chance to play with your food and take some of the stress out of the hectic Thanksgiving holiday.  Even young children can make these treats.  Do them ahead and set one at each place or fill a tray with these little birds and pass them out at dessert. Either   …Read More

GF Squash Bowl StuffingNovember 14, 2014

By Beth Hillson Makes 8 servings Bursting with flavor, this is also a great do-ahead recipe. In fact, make this recipe the day before and reheat just before your meal begins.  Scoop the stuffing into carnival or acorn squash for an impressive presentation or cook the stuffing in the turkey; this recipe makes enough for a 10 to 12 pound bird.   …Read More

Spider CookiesOctober 28, 2014

By Beth Hillson Makes 21 Spider Cookies They creep.  They crawl.  And these spiders will leap right into every little munchkin’s mouth come Halloween night.  Most importantly, even your gluten-free trick or treaters can enjoy these Halloween delights.  They are made with Glutino Chocolate Vanilla Crème Cookies and Glutino Pretzel Twists. Break the pretzels into relatively even pieces and mix up the frosting.    …Read More

Pumpkin Waffles with Apple Cider SyrupOctober 17, 2014

By Beth Hillson Makes 6 waffles  Is it me or is everything coming up pumpkins this month?!  Pumpkin Lattes, Pumpkin Chili, Pumpkin Cheesecake, and Pumpkin Soup.  Then there’s the aroma of the warm spices that marry so well with pumpkin dishes – cinnamon, cloves, and ginger.  Pumpkin recipes have been everywhere lately — the bakeries, my favorite little lunch place,   …Read More

Gourmet White PizzaOctober 12, 2014

By Beth Hillson Makes two 12-inch pizzas Get out the beer and celebrate Oktoberfest with this yummy “white” pizza. It’s called white because there are no tomatoes or sauce on this pie.  However, if “white” is not your kind of pizza, add them.  It won’t take anything away from this flavorful pizza.  Experiment with your favorite cheeses and herbs, too.   …Read More

Petit Fours For FallSeptember 27, 2014

By Beth Hillson Makes 35 squares These delicate, bite-size cakes will spruce up any fall gathering.  In fact, use this technique to celebrate any occasion or holiday by changing the decoration on the little cake squares.  Your guests will think you worked all day when, truthfully, the secret to success starts with a box of Glutino Gluten Free Pantry Old   …Read More

Apple CakeSeptember 19, 2014

By Beth Hillson Serves 10-12 This cake spells Comfort Food with a capital “C.” Every time I make it, people want the recipe.  They never guess that it’s made without gluten.  My secret is to start with the Glutino Gluten-Free Pantry Old Fashioned Yellow Cake Mix.  It has the flour blend, sugar, baking powder and even the gum already in the box.    …Read More

Peach Crisp ReduxSeptember 4, 2014

By Beth Hillson Serves 12 As I began downloading and filing peach crisp photos, I realized I’ve created a new recipe for my favorite comfort food three years in a row.  I confess, when our local crop is ripe, this is one of my favorite comfort foods.  And based on everyone’s reaction to this dish, I would say I am   …Read More

Party Roll-upsAugust 31, 2014

By Beth Hillson Makes 36 appetizers This little appetizer is the perfect make-and-take choice for Labor Day barbecues and beyond.  And did you catch my secret ingredient?  It’s Glutino Multigrain Bread.  I roll out slices of bread until they are very thin, trim the crust and cover the surface of the bread with a mixture of low-fat cream cheese, tapenade   …Read More

Breakfast Roll-upsAugust 15, 2014

By Beth Hillson  Makes 8, 6 or 8-inch pancake roll-ups Here’s a hearty breakfast recipe to get your fall mornings started.  It’s easy enough for a weekday meal, especially if you make the pancakes ahead.  They can be stored in the fridge and reheated in the pan before assembling the roll-ups. The pancakes are a little thicker than regular crepes   …Read More

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