Author Archives: karen pickrell

El Pollo Loco

El Pollo Loco is kind of crazy for listing gluten free items on their No Wheat Gluten Menu that aren’t actually gluten free!  I don’t care if they have a disclaimer! FYI El … Continue reading

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK)

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) is kinda false advertising for those of us with a gluten allergy. It’s more like California Salad Kitchen (CSK), since the only gluten free item on their menu is … Continue reading


Toastabags actually work!  They keep my gluten free bread safe and uncontaminated inside my brave, little toaster that’s infested with non-gluten free breadcrumbs!  Just remember, after you put a Toastabag in the toaster, … Continue reading

Gluten Free Dijon Chicken

If you’re tired of plain old grilled chicken, try Dijon Chicken with this amazing gluten free marinade! I made this recipe with San J Tamari Gluten Free Soy Sauce!  It goes great with … Continue reading

Roasted Vegetables with Gluten Free Orzo

I just found a bag of Delallo gluten free orzo at Wal-Mart! This is the best discovery since Pacific’s gluten free condensed Cream of Mushroom and Cream of Chicken soup!!! Now I can … Continue reading

Gluten Free Lemon Meringue Pie

If life gives you lemons, forget lemonade…make Lemon Meringue Pie with Whole Foods gluten free ready-made piecrust! Lemon Meringue is one of my favorite pies! Though, I haven’t met a pie I didn’t … Continue reading

Gluten Free Oh Henry Bars

This year, my strategy for the holidays was to make all my Christmas goodies with gluten, so I wouldn’t be tempted to eat them. Even if the recipe didn’t call for gluten, I’d … Continue reading