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Erin

Charlotte, North Carolina
I was diagnosed with celiac disease in my 20s and my older daughter was diagnosed when she was 4. Eliminating gluten from my life was challenging at first but overall has been nothing but positive! It has taught me to be careful and creative in my food choices and it has helped me appreciate the... Full Bio
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Massaged Greens Salad (A Guest Post!) by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Some people write food blogs as a retreat from their day to day jobs. I am lucky enough to have food AS my job. The word FOOD is actually in the title of my workplace - Th ... Read on »
Honey and Soy Glazed Chicken Wings by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Honey and Soy Glazed Chicken Wings I can't believe I have not written a blog post since Thanksgiving! Sincere apologies! I met a woman this weekend who politely inquired ... Read on »
Chicken Fried (Pork) Steak by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Raise your hand if you have never heard of pork cube steak! Me, neither. I have seen cube steak before so I presumed that all cube steak was beef cube steak. A cube steak i ... Read on »
Slow Cooker Cinnamon Applesauce by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Slow Cooker Cinnamon Applesauce North Carolina grows some amazing apples - fun fact: NC is the 7th largest producer of apples in the United States. The North Carolina dep ... Read on »
Pan Grilled Pork Chops Stuffed With Garlic Goat Cheese by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Goat Cheese Stuffed Pork Chops The more you cook, the better you get at it. Really. Practice makes perfect with just about everything. Truthfully, I am far, far from perf ... Read on »
Chard and Goat Cheese Quiche With Duck Eggs by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Chard and goat cheese quiche with duck eggs The Swiss chard that I planted back in the spring is having a major rebirth right now. Tons of chard. Really big leaves. We ar ... Read on »
Bacon and Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins (Gluten Free!) by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease The other weekend, our family was invited to a gumbo party. Sunday football, kids in the backyard, gumbo on the stove - truly a fantastic afternoon. Whenever I am invited to ... Read on »
Super Greens Smoothie by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Super Greens Smoothie Kale is back, my friends! Now that the hot and rainy summer weather is out of here, our cool winter greens can grow, grow, grow. My Swiss chard that ... Read on »
Amazing Glazed Apple Cinnamon Mini Donuts (Gluten Free!) by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Gluten Free Apple Cinnamon Mini Donuts On a whim, I picked up a mini donut pan at Williams-Sonoma the other day. I had bought my girls gluten-free donuts at Earth Fare an ... Read on »
The Ultimate Local Meatloaf by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease The Ultimate Local Meat Loaf Every once in a while, I need to make a meatloaf. When my twins were babies, I would make meatloaves in mini bread pans and freeze 6 of them ... Read on »
Glazed Chicken Thighs in a Slow Cooker by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Glazed Chicken Thighs in a Slow Cooker I have to confess that I never had chicken thighs until this year. They scared me a little bit! I can roast a chicken, make baked w ... Read on »
A Chat With Rikki Heller And An Amazing Recipe for Vegan Gluten-Free Butterscotch Blondies by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Naturally Sweet and Gluten-Free by Ricki Heller When people find out that both of my daughters have celiac disease and one of them also has a dairy intolerance, they give ... Read on »
Roasted Tomatillo Salsa by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Roasted Tomatillo Salsa I was blessed with an abundance of tomatillos this season. The other day, I found myself overwhelmed with the urge to roast them. I strongly belie ... Read on »
Brownie Sundae Birthday Cake (Gluten Free!) by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Birthday Cake Makers Seriously, where did August go? I can't believe that we are halfway through September! For one day this week - (one day!!) - I had all four children ... Read on »
Destination: Making Coconut Rice (and more!) at the Brooklyn Kitchen by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Good friends reunited in Brooklyn on a HOT day... As the school year was winding down and the kids and I were making our summer plans, my friend sent me a quick note aski ... Read on »
Farmers Market Egg BLT Sandwich by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Farmers Market Egg BLT Sandwich Once in a while, the kids (and I!) decide that the time has come to have breakfast for dinner. I have to confess that I did not really dis ... Read on »
Save the Date: Gluten-Free Allergy Free Expo in Raleigh/Durham! by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease One of the benefits of writing about fresh, local, gluten-free food for my friends and family is that I often get a heads up about awesome food-related events happening in t ... Read on »
Blackberry Martinis With Clementines and Sage Simple Syrup by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease It's been hot up here in Massachusetts this summer! Really, really hot. My Carolina friends mock me ... in fact, my favorite Charlotte meteorologist made fun of me on Twitte ... Read on »
Thai Iced Coffee by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Thai Iced Coffee I have been a fan of Thai iced coffee ever since I lived in Kenmore Square in Boston, conveniently a stone's throw from one of many delicious Thai restau ... Read on »
Destination: Scituate Farmers Market (And A Recipe For Sausage And Mussels Marinara...) by Erin Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Sausage and Mussels Marinara Last summer, while we were enjoying our annual summer pilgrimage to visit my parents, my older son decided he was going to be a pescetarian - ... Read on »