7 Layer Tamale Dip From Del Real = #RealFlavor

7 layer tamale dipI just hashtag-ed a headline! There is a first time for everything and that was it. Also, a first time for me working with Del Real and creating the most insane party food OF ALL TIME. Yep, this 7 layer tamale dip is coming back during holidays, office parties and anytime I want to shove some amazing down anyone’s throat. And it’s naturally gluten-free, BAM.

But the real deal? SO EASY. This is how you do it with your friends from Del Real. It’s chow time. Continue reading

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Loaded Klondike Baked Potato Salad That is, Of Course, Gluten-Free

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Let’s get ready to weekend!!! I don’t know about you, but my weekend isn’t complete without potatoes and cheese and bacon.  That’s a universal thing, right? So I was excited to receive some food swag from the potato geniuses at Klondike/Potandon with their super cute Klondike Royale potatoes that have little purple “kisses” around the white ‘tater. I do love potatoes and of course, they’re gluten-free, so I went a little nuts when I got a whole bag of these beauties.

You guys, there was poutine (recipe forthcoming), mashed, french fries just for the heck of it, and then this masterpiece. No, I’m not exaggerating. This is a masterpiece of loaded baked potato in salad form. It also makes a TON of goodness than you can reheat, so you’ll be happy for days. It’s got all of the perfect elements of a loaded baked potato which includes the cheese, the bacon, and the sour cream all over the potatoes.  And I call it salad because there are two other vegetables present: corn and green onions. Yes, I am from Oklahoma, why do you ask?

Here’s how you have your own Klondike Royale fun:

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Gluten-Free Mexican Corn Off the Cob

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I’m going to a summer potluck, you guys! I love a good potluck, and since I’m always the one bringing in the gluten-free, I couldn’t have been more surprised when I was actually invited. Great girls, here, great girls. Gina from So Let’s Hang Out and Emily from The Pig & Quill (rad blog names, yes?) have organized this virtual shindig with the most amazing hashtag #SoLetsPigOut and it’s going live this Friday at 9 a.m. Pacific Time on both of their awesome sites.

soletspigoutIt’s going to be a plethora of amazing summer potluck recipes and I’m super excited to share one of my all-time favorite summer dishes. Oh, who am I kidding? I live in LA now, it’s a year-round treat, THANK GOD.

I love this creamy corn street food, but I’ve embarrassed myself more than once with corn char teeth. And while I will again, oh I will again, I figure in the privacy of my own home, though, I can at least use a fork and not wonder what’s on my nose/chin/forehead.

Mexican corn is naturally gluten-free but I’ve just gotten into the habit of labeling everything gluten-free that, well, there it is. Enjoy with a gluten-free cervaza, my friends!

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Happy Birthday KC & YOU Get A G-Free Foodie Box! (Giveaway)

g-free foodie box giveawayOkay, so LAST month was KC’s birthday month but I like to make it a seasonal celebration, so kids, I’m celebrating KC and the G-Free Foodie Box all summer, basically. If you  haven’t seen the G-Free Foodie box yet, take a gander at all of the amazing items KC curates for you, the g-free, every month.

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Gang, I’ve never NOT used something in my box. She really gets what speciality items will make us swoon as well as what staples we can step up. Those cupcakes from Kyra’s Bake Shop mix above? Ummm, awesome. What I’m trying to say is get this box, suckers. You’ll love it.

It may be KC‘s birthday season, but we’re celebrating with a gift for you! First of all, discount code of awesomeness. Enter Code: HBDAYKC in the Comments box at www.foodieboxclub.com to Save $10 off your first monthly G-Free Foodie Box Club shipment or 10% off 3, 6 or 12 month memberships! Plus, score a Bonus Gift!

All of the boxes are gluten-free, and they are also available in GF + Dairy Free, GF + Nut Free, Top 8 Allergen Free, Paleo Friendly/Grain Free or Organic/non-GMO. Each box contains 5 full size products, plus recipes, serving ideas and a little something extra. Extra, people.

And for those of you want to test it out by getting a free one, just answer me this in comments: What would you most want to see in KC’s G-Free Foodie box? I’ll pick a winner next week!

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Gluten-Free Italian Meatballs From ‘The Warm Kitchen’

gluten-free italian meatballsI love it when you meet someone super nice and they give you a cookbook, and then you make something from said cookbook, and IT’S AWESOME.

Amy Fothergill, a gluten-free professional cooking instructor at The Family Chef has created an easy to use gluten-free cookbook (with dairy- egg- and sugar-free substitutions!) in The Warm Kitchen and I love it. My kids love it too, unfortunately too much for my taste as my daughter declared Amy’s recipe for Italian Meatballs “Better than yours, mom.” Really? Well, let’s see who’s meatballs pay your way through college, sister.

Anyway.

Amy’s cookbook is chock full of simple, yet delicious and tested recipes so you all should buy it, use it, live it, love it. Here’s how to make my new family favorite. Continue reading

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Hey, GIMB, Where Are All the Gluten-Free Recipes?

gluten-free recipesIf you guys follow me on the Instagram (and if you’ve got a high tolerance for food, kids, and randomness, please do @peveteaux) you may have noticed some yum looking pictures of food over the past month or three. Some of you have also said, “Recipe, please!” Which fills me with mucho guilt because, I can’t guys. I mean, I will. But I can’t just yet.

You see, I’m working on my second book (yes, I am SQUEEEEEING! I mean, if I understood what that sounded like, exactly) and I’m knee-deep in developing 100 delicious gluten-free recipes for said book. By the way, said book will be out on Perigee/Penguin next summer and it will be “The Gluten-Free Cheat Sheet: Go G-Free in 30 Days or Less.” You can guess what it’s about.

So basically everything I cook, photograph and think about is going right into that book. It’s going to be CHOCK FULL, gang. FULL. And I’m pretty excited to be able to share a 30 day plan with recipes, cheerleading, and more for the newbies and oldies who need inspiration, and fast. So look out for it next summer!!! Int he meantime, I’ll totally share this lobster tail salad I whipped up this weekend because my very picky 5-year-old got super excited about the lobster tail in the grocery store so I took some home and made this magic (companion=gluten-free lentil crackers). He was reminded of that time we murdered that whole lobster and it seemed like he enjoyed it. So I made a variation without the murder, but still with the deliciousness.

Here ’tis, enjoy!

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Worst. Vacation. Ever.

banksy-graffiti-throwing-up-flowers.jpg.662x0_q100_crop-scaleDo you ever feel, sometimes, like the whiniest person in the universe? Sure, we’ve got a disease and it makes us quite miserable, but I have to say every time I read the comments here, go to a celiac conference, or just read my FB feed, I realize—damn, girl, you’re lucky! After all, my diagnosis was like, in five minutes, my family has been nothing but (mostly) supportive, and my kids are ALL IN on gluten-free pizza. Most of my vacations have been pretty great, as it seems I blow it on my last day. So when I got this email, holy marymotherofgod, WHAT HAPPENED TO THIS WOMAN????

Luckily, Sharone at The Gut Reaction has a helluva sense of humor. So not only can we LEARN from her incredibly horrific family vacation to the Dominican Republic, but laugh. Just a little. You guys, it was horrible. Here’s a snippet: Continue reading

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