Top 12 Recipes of 2012

pizza crust

Well, ladies and gentleman, we’re about to close out another year. 2012 has definitely been a year full of adventure and activities. For one, The Balanced Platter, of which I am a contributing editor, launched. It grew immensely and will continue to grow as a valuable resource for healthy and allergen-free living. I also discovered that canned…

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Chocolate Gingerbread Cake Balls

gingerbread cake balls

Well, just in case you didn’t manage to finish all of that spicy gingerbread cake that I shared the other day, I have a solution. In fact, this might be such a tasty solution, you might hide away half of that cake just for this purpose. Or heck, even make a whole cake. I won’t…

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Spicy Gingerbread Cake

gingerbread cake

For just about my entire life, I have never been much of a cake person. Most cakes, in my opinion, were dry, and much of the store-bought variety had tooth-achingly sweet frosting. Mostly, I preferred pies and cookies as my desserts of choice. For most every birthday, my Mom would instead make me an angel…

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Gluten-Free Holiday Progressive Dinner: Garlic-Roasted Mushrooms with Herbs

garlic mushrooms

Update: This giveaway is now closed. The winner is Gail, who said she loved making chicken stir-fry over buckwheat noodles as her 30-minute meal. Seems a lot of people love buckwheat noodles, as I saw those were mentioned several times! Anyway, congratulations, Gail! Today is Day 3 of the Gluten-Free Holiday Progressive Dinner! If you…

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