Monthly Archive: March 2015

Gluten-free Dairy-free Bean-free Women’s Wine Night

Who said you can’t have wine, or simply host a great party with or without alcohol, without having cheese?  If you’re dairy-free, that isn’t easy.  But, with a little creativity and some great dairy-free substitutes, you can host a wonderful wine night, without cutting any real cheese!   And, while staying gluten-free and bean-free if you are into that, or have to be, too. The star of the show was...

Artichoke and Olive Tapenade

I read somewhere, or saw while browsing through a paleo cookbook, something about an artichoke and olive dip, or tapenade. I googled a few recipes and put them together, along with what I had on hand, to prepare a delicious tapenade. It was a hit at women’s wine night, and with my husband! Ingredients 1 large jar of artichokes (costco, 33 oz) 1 large can of whole black olives 1...