double chocolate noir sorbet | kumquat

to me, “summer” means “ice cream”.

but these days, “ice cream” means “dairy-free”. {sigh} i’ve mourned those creamy, drippy treats a bit, until now.

this double chocolate noir sorbet is my new saving grace. and so crazy simple, you won’t believe it.

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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 +