Vegan Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Recipe

Wedding of the Week-circa 1995 and my Vegan Gluten Free Carrot Cake Recipe

Nineteen years ago today, we stood under a blooming willow branch, with a friend reading us the wedding ceremony we wrote, joyful in our love, happy that our worlds were joining, hoping for the future. Wedding Vows- Jean McFadden Layton and Edward Layton We made the decision to marry quickly. No, not for necessity, although […]

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First time at Disneyland

Mature Virgin at Disneyland

Sun and palm trees, Birds of Paradise stretching for what seems like miles. Green plants that look a bit parched but happy. Did I mention the SUN? Traveling to the Natural Products Expo West for the 4th year in a row gives me a bit of perspective. Just a smidge, though.   I’m ready for […]

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It’s So Fluffy! Nutrimill makes it so.

I’m as excited as Agnes in Despicable Me. Why you might ask? Nutrimill has sent me a flour mill! a piece of equipment I have had on my wish list for over 5 years. I’m so excited because now I can keep all my grains in whole form, preventing oxidation and staleness by milling just before […]

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Tender Tangy Gluten Free Waffles with Berry Sauce

Tender, Tangy Gluten Free Waffle Recipe

  Tender, Tangy Gluten Free Waffle Recipe Author: Dr. Jean Layton Recipe type: Breakfast Cuisine: Gluten-Free Tender, tangy and crispy waffles, the perfect treat for a holiday or weekend. Even better, bake all the batter just a minute short of done for your own toaster waffles. Ingredients 4 eggs 300 grams buttermilk (approx 1½ cups) 10 grams Pixie […]

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Gluten Free Beer Labeling- Finally

The day has arrived: Gluten Free Beer labeling is getting way easier for us. Finally, if the beer is made from gluten containing grains, it will have to have a warning saying just that. Read the ruling in full but this quote gives the gist. Tobacco, Tax and Trade Bureau determined that it would be […]

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Home Chemical Exposures

  Take this test to see how many toxic chemicals you need to be concerned about in your home. [slickquiz id=1] Then come to the event and ask your questions.

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Gluten Free French Toast with Caramelized Pineapple Sauce

Caramelized pineapple

I’ve made this both as a stand-alone dessert, as a French toast topping and a luscious ice cream topping. Anytime I have a fresh pineapple around the house, this is what my daughters are hoping for. You can vary the thickness of the syrup depending on how much sugar you choose to use with the […]

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Gluten Free French Toast with Caramelized Pineapple Sauce

French Toast

This sandwich loaf I made the other day was so popular that I need to make more just to be able to make this dinner. Yes, around our house sometimes breakfast is for dinner. This recipe was so easy and so simple. It’s one of the recipes  I’m making sure my daughters have carefully tucked away […]

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french toast with caramelized pineapple

Gluten Free Dairy Free Sandwich Loaf

One of our daugthers is home sick. It’s one of those 24 hour stomach bugs that happens even to the healthiest of us. After all, if we never get sick, how would our immune system build itself up? She needs comfort and sometimes comfort is as simple as a loaf of bread, and a tender […]

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Banana Cashew Pancakes - Grain, Gluten, Sugar, Dairy Free

Banana Cashew Pancakes

This morning was one of THOSE  mornings.   Fruit overripe in the fruit bowl. quick breakfast needed for my twin 15 year old athletes,  scurrying  about the house trying to gather their sports equipment, school books and lunch., I wanted to give them a warm breakfast, something is really fast and out the door yummy. […]

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I’m a Mamavation Mom

well, not just a Mom. a Doctor Mom. The one guiding the Mamavation Mom’s of this bootcamp to eliminate the negatives from their lives and Thrive! We’ll be chatting tonight on this live Hangout on Air over on Google+. Feel free to watch us there  or here, I’ll be popping in the viewer about a […]

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KitchenAid Artisan 5qt Mixer in Persimmon

Six Gifting ideas Gluten-Free and Fabulous

Tis the season to be thinking of gift ideas gluten free friends and family. My thoughts always seem to go toward kitchen equipment that makes creating food just a bit simpler.   KitchenAid KSM150PSER Artisan Series 5-Quart Mixer, Persimmon Classic mixer that can handle any bread making, egg white whipping challenge and now in a […]

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Gingersnap cookies with White Chocolate Creme

Gingersnap Cookies with White Chocolate Creme

Ginger, Cardamon, Cloves, Allspice, and a bit of pepper for a spicy kick. These sandwich cookies capture the flavors of the holidays in a perfectly shippable form. I’ve made these with butter but you can substitute Spectrum organic Butter Flavor shortening   for a dairy-free version. Best of all, technique is the reason you can whip […]

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Dr. Jean Layton

Apple Cider Glazed Brussels Sprouts

The joy of using fabulous fresh produce right from the farmer is that you don’t have to do much to enhance it. It shines all on its own.   Like these amazing Brussels Sprouts from Rents Due Farms. How much do you love Brussels sprouts? You can see how much I do. Rents Due Ranch (Stanwood, WA) […]

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An Unhealthy Truth by Robyn OBrien

Robyn O’Brien on A Look at Books

You have seen her at TED Now listen to her live. I’ll be interviewing Robyn O’Brien on A Look at Books live on November 4th 2013 at 7am PST. I’ll pop in a viewer here then, and you can watch later. As the state of Washington vote to label genetically engineered foods, please listen. Real […]

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