Our First Thanksgiving With Food Allergies

Our first thanksgiving with food allergies was one I will never forget. It was my very first time preparing and cooking a turkey, let alone a gluten free one. I remember doing some research, but gluten free cooking was still very new to me. Because my son had multiple food…

Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets With Just 2 Ingredients

Maintaining a gluten free diet with kids can be tricky. It is important that you are able to incorporate some of those kid friendly classics like chicken nuggets. I remember searching high and low for gluten free chicken nuggets my son would love to eat.  Since many years have passed…

Gluten Free Donut Holes Made Easy

I really should have called this the Gluten Free Bisquick food series. I have had so much success with this one pantry item, that I have to share how I make these easy gluten free donut holes. Recently, it was Grandparents day at my son’s school and traditionally…

Gluten Free Biscuits

Some of the things I missed most when I became gluten free were the breads, muffins and biscuits. Thankfully I don’t miss them anymore, but I think this was a big hurdle for me. I have always loved to cook, but I have never been a huge baker…

How To Make Easy Gluten Free Pancakes

There are some things I have to have in my pantry. I love these things so much, I have decided to create a series of posts called Paola’s Pantry. Today, I want to share with you my easy gluten free pancakes I make using gluten free Bisquick. When…

My Gluten Free Kitchen

My childhood memories of being in the kitchen were mixed. I have great memories of cooking and baking with my both my parents. And I also have those, not so great memories of, “you cannot leave the dinner table until you have finished eating”. Those were the memories…

The Effects Of Gluten On My Life

I want to share with you the effects of gluten on my life. I grew up having migraines. When I was young, I remember crying to my mom about how bad my head hurt. Her remedy was a St. Joseph brand baby aspirin. Little did I know that would be…

What is Gluten?

What is gluten anyway? There is so much to know about gluten. I call it the good, the bad and the ugly but the only good really is how it effects the taste of food. The bad is how hard it is to digest and the ugly is what it…

My Inspiration For Stayglutenfree.com

My inspiration for this blog came from my desire to bring some of these missed foods back into my life. I have missed the taste of really good food since I became gluten free. Becoming gluten free was not really a choice, but a necessity. Gluten had very unpleasant effects…