5 Homemade Gluten Free Snack Recipes

5 homemade snack recipes. I'm no Martha Stewart, but when we're on a budget, I love the make these homemade gluten free snacks! These snack ideas are not only easy to make, but are naturally healthy and delicious!

I'm no Martha Stewart, but I do love saving money by making my own gluten free snacks! Like these 5 homemade gluten free snack recipes! These snack ideas are not only easy to make, but are naturally healthy and delicious!    It's true. I'm no Martha, although I'd like to think I am at times. That is until I am attempt to get "crafty" in other areas besides the … [Read more...]

BLT Egg Casserole {Gluten Free}

BLT egg casserole bake - quick healthy gluten free dinner!

How do you make a BLT gluten free? Forget the buns and bake it with egg instead! Super easy and delicious Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Egg bake is great for breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner. So... we're home from New Zealand. Back to reality. Jet lagged and in need of some serious grocery shopping. Have you ever been too mentally tired to really get the "bulk" of your … [Read more...]

For the LOVE of Carbs! Tomato, Onion, and Egg Buckwheat Penne

Delicious Tomato and Egg Buckwheat Penne. A super easy gluten free and dairy free pasta dish that's perfect for those who are new to gluten free or are looking for a healthier pasta/carb alternative! www.cottercrunch.com

Super easy and delicious Tomato Egg Onion Penne with buckwheat pasta. Buckwheat is not really wheat, but a seed. It's a great gluten free substitute for your regular pasta and doesn't turn to mush like the other corn or rice pasta. Okay, I'll explain more below. Keep reading! Oh carbs, it's such a confusing topic, no? But I will say this. We enjoy carbs! Gluten free of … [Read more...]

Don’t Break the Bank! 5 Budget Friendly Gluten Free Meals

Budget Friendly gluten Free meals - cottercrunch.com #glutenfree #pathToFit

Now that the holidays have passed, we're all broke, right? Just kidding (kinda). But if you are like us, you are definitely scaling back on "wants" and focusing more on the "needs." With our lifestyle and active jobs, we definitely NEED to focus on REAL (gluten free) food to fuel us! I often hear people say .... "but eating gluten free is so expensive, right?" And you … [Read more...]

Holiday Healthy Bites Round Up

GF Holiday Healthy Bites Round UP

Merry Christmas Eve! If you are reading this, then you probably are a master at the Holidays and have your to do list completed. Well done! If you're like me... I'm still scrounging and fitting in one more class with my boot campers, so wish me luck! But after all that is said and done, go relax and enjoy your holiday! And when you find yourself with a stocking full or … [Read more...]

Signature Dishes with a “REAL FOOD” Focus


We all have a signature dish we make, don’t we? Or at least we like to pretend we do. Here are a few home cooked and healthy  "signature dishes" recipes that leave you feeling INSPIRED in the kitchen! Not to mention hungry!   Pictured and Linked Below: (counter clock wise) Sizzlefish, Jo-lynne Shane, Purely Twins, The Guilty Kitchen, livefromlaquinta, Barr and Table, … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Food Ideas To Eat Before Your Long Run

Need ideas on what to eat before a long run? Here are a few #glutenfree fuel options via @LCCotter

“WHAT GLUTEN FREE FOODS SHOULD I EAT BEFORE A LONG RUN?”  --> Apparently that’s one of the top searches I get to my site. Maybe it’s because I’ve chatted about gluten free training fuel, or gluten free pre race meal ideas. Ya, I’m a gluten free sherpa wife at your service. And it’s my pleasure! With that in mind, I thought I’d go ahead and extend this “gluten free … [Read more...]

Four Ways to Bake and Cook with Pancake Mix


I know what you’re thinking. Shouldn’t pancake mix be made to make pancakes? Yes, yes it should! But as a Flapjacked Ambassador, I use their Protein Pancake Mix for more than just pancakes. The reason why I love using Flapjacked Protein Pancake mix for more than just pancakes is because of the unique NON GMO ingredients. Oat flour (which luckily I can tolerate quite well … [Read more...]

Build a Better Breakfast in a Bowl – Grain Free Sesame Squash Porridge


Happy Labor Day Folks! Today I have one of my favorite Canadian friends (Blends) sharing an amazing recipe and her health journey here today. Christa (from edible balance) and I met at Blend 2013 but had been blog friends long before that. Christa is one heck of a chef in the kitchen and a beautiful person in general. I’m so blessed to call her my friend. That being said, I … [Read more...]

4 Favorite Food Hacks and Coconut Rice Ball Recipe


When it comes to food and recipes, I’m all about food hacking. Actually, these days more than ever. I need be resourceful (ahem… frugal) with our food, I need it taste good, but I also need it to be nutritious. Is that too much to ask for? Ha, well I think not. I’ve learned it takes a little effort at first; seeking out all types of food hacks. But once you find them, they … [Read more...]