A Gluten Free Holiday: Winners Announced!

We’re into our last week of A Gluten Free Holiday 2011!  You can still enter over at Maggie’s blog to win one of two great cookbooks, until this coming Wednesday, December 21st.  She’ll announce the winners shortly after that. However, if you entered last week’s giveaway on this blog, you need wait no longer! Here are […]

Virtual Vegan Holiday Dinner: Carrot Pate (Appetizer Course)

No, you’re not imagining:  here I am again, a mere day after my previous post–and proffering yet another holiday-themed recipe! I know: totally out of character.  But it’s the holidays! I mean, doesn’t this happen to you, too? You’re invited to a plethora of holiday parties and events; and, since you really want to see all your […]

Chocolate Mint Truffles

[You wanna piece of me?  Recipe at end of post.] When I thought about what foods evoke “holidays” for me, there was only one answer: chocolate.  As an avowed chocaholic (okay, serious, recidivist, chocolate addict), pretty much any special occasion has to include the beloved blissful brown bite, but wintertime holidays in particular bring this confection to […]

A Gluten-Free Holiday V: Oatmeal Poppyseed Scones for Breakfast or Brunch

[On the menu today. . . recipe below!] Welcome to Week V of A Gluten-Free Holiday, the event conceived by Amy of Simply Sugar and Gluten Free, designed to bring you lots of GF holiday food ideas every Thursday right through to Christmas! This week’s topic is Breakfasts and Brunch–so of course, I just *had* […]

Two Announcements, an Update, and a Question (for You)

  [Carob Chai Latte] Happy Monday, everyone! It’s also the beginning of the final month of the year–a perfect time for some announcements and updates (plus a request for your help–see last item in this post!).  With so much going on here at DDD these days, I thought I’d take the opportunity to collate some items in […]

Homemade Edible Gifts

I thought this would be a perfect week to share some of my favorite recipes on the blog that would also make fantastic homemade–and edible–gifts. In my younger years, I made almost all of my gifts myself (edible or otherwise).  Of course, the fact that I was a student living in penury (I won’t say I […]

A Gluten Free Holiday I: Healthier Over the Holidays with Lower Carb, Date-Free Squares

[Date-free Date Squares! Photo credit: Celine Saki.] Let’s get ready for the holidays! This is Week One of A Gluten Free Holiday–2011 Edition, so get those ovens fired up, pull out the fancy china, polish the silverware*, and start planning those place settings! The event is the brainchild of our lovely hostess, Amy over at Simply Sugar and […]

Antioxidant-Rich Nut Butter, Breakfast Bake, Plus Cocoa Cardio Review & Giveaway

[Your breakfast awaits.] Those of you who follow me on Facebook or twitter might already know that I’ve spent eight out of the past nine days without my computer. (It was infected with a horrible virus that three computer fix-it guys couldn’t fix; we lucked out on Number Four).  Because my full-time job occurs almost […]

SOS November Ingredient Reveal!

[No, my computer isn’t fixed yet.  But since this post was all ready to go anyway, I figured I’d let you all in on the SOS Ingredient reveal.  Enjoy!] Happy November!  It’s the beginning of the month, which means it’s also time for a new SOS Kitchen Challenge ingredient reveal! Your posts last month all […]

This Just In: DDD Nominated for a SHAPE Magazine Award!

[Just interested in the Baked Pumpkin-Cranberry Oatmeal Pudding recipe? Check the link at the bottom of the page. But first, please go vote for my blog!!] Happy Friday, everyone! True to my word yesterday, here I am yet again with another (very short) blog post.  I just had to share the news that Diet, Dessert and […]