Categotry Archives: Gluten-Free Fruit, Vegetable & Salad Recipes

Farm Market Bounty: Broccoli Salad

I was running through a local farm market very near closing time when I suddenly heard one of the vendors yelling out to shoppers passing by. My ears shot up as I listened carefully.  “Half price on organic vegetables!” I did what any red blooded American would do. I ran over and started grabbing what I could. My bounty has fed us through much of the week. Beautiful, tender lettuce for salads, butternut squash for a gratin, and baby kale […]

Lunchtime is the right time for Bean Salad

But WHAT do you eat for lunch? I hear this all the time from people (right after they ask me what I eat for breakfast). Those who’ve never contemplated life without wheat sometimes have a hard time thinking about lunchtime without a sandwich. But really, once I was out of elementary school, I gravitated to non-sandwich foods whenever possible. And when I was younger (in my pre-celiac days) and starting out my career in New York City, lunchtime was one […]

Zucchini and Tomatoes – Quick and Easy

Now that it’s August, the summer gardens in New Jersey are starting to overflow with zucchini. You can see the result in neighborhoods everywhere –  people crossing streets with armloads of green squash harvested from their backyards. I’m always a smiling recipient of the bounty, especially since summer is the time when this delicious vegetable tastes best. Luckily, my husband and my older son are very happy dining from the large platters of sautéed or grilled zucchini I cook up […]