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Home for the Holidays. . .Gluten-Free Style!

The holiday spirit is definitely in the air. . . and today, I’m excited to tell you about a blog event in which I’m participating, called the Home for the Holidays. . . Gluten Free Style! It’s hosted by Shirley of Gluten Free Easily and will continue from now until December […]


The Original Slow Cooker: Review of 150 Best Tagine Recipes

[Hearty, slurpy, stick-to-your-ribs Lentil and Almond Tagine]

Up until last month, the only tagine I had ever eaten were this one ** or one at a small Middle Eastern restaurant that the HH and I went to in the early days of our relationship. But then I was contacted […]


Wellness Weekend, November 24-28, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends! I know that today is a big day for many of you in the States–I hope it’s a very happy one, filled with family, friends and other loved ones (and let’s not forget the fabulous food!).

And since we’re all here for the […]


Carob Buckwheat Pancakes with Almonds and Carob Chips (Sugar-Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Grain-Free, Xanthan-Free)

[Stacked high, topped with homemade apricot jam and plumberry sauce]

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? When she was a puppy, I would have sworn that Elsie had no vocal chords. She never made a peep until she was about six months old. No barking, […]


Wellness Weekend, November 17-21

Are we feeling the holiday buzz yet? Seems that the instant Halloween is over, the holiday carousel begins! Here at the DDD household, celebrations begin the week before Halloween, with my birthday. Then, mid-November, it’s the HH’s turn. Seems like we’ve been feeling the holiday spirit for a few weeks now!



A Gluten-Free Holiday III: Gifts of Good Taste

Welcome to Week 3 of A Gluten Free Holiday 2011, the holiday event created by Amy and shared each week by yours truly (and four others–check below for all the participating blogs)! This week’s topic, Gifts of Good Taste, is hosted by Alta of Tasty Eats at Home. Hop on over […]


Moroccan Millet & Butternut Squash Pilaf from The Pure Kitchen

One of the things I admire about my dad is that he speaks something like eight languages. Having been born in Poland, he grew up in a milieu that encouraged multilingualism simply because of its promximity to so many other countries. Later, he lived in Russia and adopted their tongue; then […]


Wellness Weekend, November 10-14, 2011

Before I get to tonight’s Wellness Weekend, I’ve got some winners to announce-how could I have forgotten this yesterday?!

Five lucky DDD readers will each receive a package of Cocoa Cardio, the antioxidant-enhanced cocoa powder that I’ve been enjoying pretty much daily every since the fine folks at iHerb sent me […]


A Gluten Free Holiday 2011: Plumberry Sauce or Jam, a New Favorite at Thanksgiving

Welcome to Week 2 of A Gluten Free Holiday 2011! Last week, Amy kicked off the festivities with Seven Tips for Healthy Holiday Baking. This week’s topic is “Thanksgiving Favorites,” hosted by Kim at Cook it Allergy-Free. Hop over to Kim’s blog to see what favorite she’s […]


SOS Parsnips: Gena’s Raw Sushi “Rice”

I’m from the generation that was raised on soap operas. In fact, I first learned to watch soaps at my mother’s knee (no, seriously: the TV was perched on her dresser at the foot of the bed; she sat on the bed, and I, on the floor. . . at her […]