What the Yucca!

Yucca, tapioca, cassava, the root with many names.  As I went through my eczema elimination diet I had to avoid most bread and potato. I looked for alternatives and found the good old yucca root.  I have always wondered what that weird root was.  It kind of scared me.  That’s when I found out that…

Using Gluten-Free Flour… GF Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am starting to notice there is a huge gluten free trend happening in Vancouver.  Gluten free foods can be found everywhere. Even all purpose gluten free flour is easily attainable.  Well I decided to try using some gluten free flour to replace flour in a non gluten recipe and see what the results are….

Frangipane

Oh the almondy goodness. There is nothing better than the combination of fruit and almonds.  I first learned about this recipe from a friend who made an awesome pie. For this one I made a gluten free version since my aunt was going to be at dinner.  This dessert is great paired with vanilla ice…

Yummy Flourless Cupcakes!!

My aunt has celiac disease, a disease that affects the small intestine.  Gluten damages the small intestines and that is why celiacs go on a gluten-free diet.  A couple of years ago, when my aunt discovered she was celiac, her life changed.  She had to restrict many things out of her diet such as cakes,…