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 Pollo Loco: A Chicken Taquito isn’t gluten … Continue reading

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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 salad…lots and lots of salad! They used … Continue reading

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Toastabags

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, the outside IS contaminated, so be careful … Continue reading

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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 a side dish of Roasted Vegetables with … Continue reading

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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 make one of my favorite recipes, Roasted … Continue reading

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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 like! I tried an old Betty Crocker … Continue reading

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Redken Chromatics Organic, Gluten Free Hair Color

My head and my hair are happier since I started using Redken Chromatics gluten free, organic hair color! Yep! That’s right! The secret’s out! This hair color of mine came out of a bottle! It was either that or go … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

My favorite son, Jared, (he’s also my only son) loved the Barefoot Contessa’s hummus so much that he asked if I could make Roasted Red Pepper Hummus!   I couldn’t find an easy online recipe by Ina or any of the … Continue reading

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Costco Goes Organic

Muahahaha! We are slowing taking over the world! Costco is now sporting a new organic section!!! I predict a gluten free section is just around the corner!!!  There are some organic products, which are also gluten free, but for now, … Continue reading

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Nature’s Path

I’ll take Nature’s Path any day, especially if the trail is littered with gluten free Summer Berries Granola! Soooo yummy! On Nature’s Path, you’ll also find gluten free waffles, cereal, chewy granola bars, and Qi’a, a superfood that looks like … Continue reading

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