crunchimomma- Heather Spergel

Author, Mom, and Creative Nut!

Tag Archives: Gluten-free diet

Free To Be…Gluten-Free! … with older children!

When I first wrote, “Free to Be… Gluten-Free!” My son was a couple years younger and my daughter wasn’t yet diagnosed with any gluten (or corn) issues.  I wrote the book with the younger age group in mind.  The children can identify with the boy in the book feeling ill on the potty, crying or …

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    Gluten-Free Brisket is so worth the time and effort.  Most of the effort is in the veggie prep- and if preparation of veggies is annoying, spend a little more for pre-cut ones.   Making a regular recipe gluten-free is a task easily done when it comes to meat dishes.  It’s a matter of …

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Butternut Squash Soup- GF

My girlfriend Christina gave me a terrific Butternut Squash Soup recipe a couple of years back.  I’ve been playing with it ever since- using what I have, deleting what I didn’t want, and creating my own soup.  The results are never the same, but are always delicious! What you need: 1.  Butternut squash find it …

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Dessert Options 2012

As a gluten-free Mom of 2 gluten-free kids, Thanksgiving can be challenging.  Having it at my house this year made things a bit more controllable, but still labor intensive.  Once we do this year after year, I’m sure we will have it down! I made the gluten-free chocolate chip cookies from Elana’s Pantry http://www.elanaspantry.com/gluten-free-recipes/.  I cooled …

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Gf matzo ball soup!

1.  Yehuda gf matzo- Cuisinart till matzo meal size. Need 1 cup. 2.  Salt and pepper to taste 3.  4 Tablespoons grapeseed oil 4.  2 tablespoons water 5.  2 eggs Beat 2 eggs by hand.  Mix in salt and pepper, oil, and water.  Add 1 cup gluten free ground up matzo.  Mix well.  Let it …

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