chocolate peanut butter graham crunch snack bars | kumquat

disclosure: this a sponsored post in partnership with glutino food group. i was compensated for this post. all opinions are my own.

the season of road trips is upon us.

my little family has an ultimate road trip scheduled later this week… moving us all (with a cat) from northern new york to dc.

whether it’s a big move or a family vacation, if you have a gluten-free family (or just one member) then you know that a successful road trip requires a little more than a packed suitcase and a full tank of gas.

eating out isn’t always easy. finding tasty gluten-free snacks during a pit stop isn’t always an option. so it takes a little forethought and preparation to eat nutritious and safe gluten-free food on the road.

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grilled lamb shawarma with pomegranate and pistachios | kumquat

disclosure: this a sponsored post in partnership with mountain states rosen. i was compensated for this post and product was provided to me. all opinions are my own.

i am thrilled that it is once again grilling season.

i love the flavors and experiences and ambiance around grilled food. it’s super easy, doesn’t heat up the house and involves less clean-up… all wins in my mind. grilling duties are mine at my house. my husband swears he’s happy to do it, but i just “do it so well”. honestly, i like escaping the kitchen to stand in the lovely outdoors for a change.

grilled food also often equals handy, “eat on the fly” food. think food truck and hand-held mini-meals, which are all on-trend now. Read More +

strawberry-maple streusel muffins | kumquat

things at my house are starting to get serious…

this impending move is growing ever closer. in three weeks the troop of packers will ascend on this place and we will (once again!) be surrounded by a sea of packed cardboard. and then whisked out of here. while i’m grateful for these last few weeks to get everything arranged and organized before the pack day, there is always a sense of “let’s just get this over with”. you know, the slow pulling off of the bandaid.

if you’ve been a reader of kumquat for any moderate amount of time, you know that (for better or worse) when the going gets tough, i make muffins…

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glutino pretzel and pistachio salmon | kumquat

disclosure: this a sponsored post in partnership with glutino food group. i was compensated for this post.

gluten…

never in my wildest dreams did i imagine one word would be uttered so often from my lips. it’s equally as wild to think that this little protein has been eliminated from my life for almost a decade. and most insane is the effect that it has had on my health… and the health of so many i have met over these many years. Read More +