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Top Valentine’s Day Treats

February 11, 2013

 

By Sara Gragnolati

As if you need an excuse to eat chocolate or sip champagne. Puh-lease. But, seriously, regardless of whether you have a special someone, Valentine's Day is just another day to honor some incredible treats.

We take our holiday food seriously. After careful research and the arduous task of taste testing, we've identified FIVE TOP recipes to make your v-day romantically delicious.

Roasted Strawberry, Brie + Chocolate Grilled Cheese

We could probably stop right here and award this baby first place.

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Super Bowl Day Snacks-Gluten Free

January 31, 2013

 

By Cathy

Partying with your friends and cheering for your team also means eating and drinking. Sometimes too much of both. Did you know, Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest day for U.S. food consumption, after Thanksgiving Day? But Cocomama always has your back. With these tips and recipes, there will be no need to break out the elastic waistbands on Monday.

How to avoid fat-pants Monday and enjoy yourself at the party? Do these three things.
  1. Eat breakfast. A packet of our gluten-free Quinoa Cereal
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Dessert Hummus

January 29, 2013

 

By Sara Gragnolati

Get ready to double dip with Sara and Maggie's sweet hummus in two mind-blowing flavors.

Back by popular demands, it's a battle of the COCOMAMA GETS COOKIN' hosts. Sara pits her over-the-top Monster Cookie Dough Dip versus Maggie's triple-chocolate-threat Brownie Batter Dip.

The recipe is simple: 1) blend a quick-to-make base and 2) add your favorite dessert flavors.

This is a gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free recipe, but let's be real...it's the taste that will make you put this recipe in your...


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Stock Your Gluten Free Bar

January 28, 2013

 

By Cathy

It's Superbowl time, and we're planning our gluten-free party and, of course, in Cocomama style, it starts with the liquid refreshments.

When we are in NYC we love to stop by Pure Food and Wine. Their food is superb, but it's also one of our favorite bars. They use the purest ingredients and come up with some of the most inventive drinks. Ah yes, we could probably sit there all day and night. Sometimes we even, dare we say, ask for a “virgin”.  So good, so pretty and no headache or stranger in...


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Orange Super Juice

January 02, 2013

 

By Alex

With a little inspiration from Peter Rabbit, and a fridge full of leftover holiday baking supplies, we whipped together this delicious and nutritious Orange Blender Super Juice that will be a welcome addition to your juicing game.

While it's pretty clear that Team Cocomama loves the color orange, that's not the real inspiration for this beverage. The key ingredients: **Carrots and Sweet Potatoes** are two veggies loaded in vitamins B6, C, and D, as well as minerals such as iron and magnesium;...


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Guest Post: Purely Entertaining

December 24, 2012

 

By Sara Gragnolati

In the spirit of the holidays, our friends at Purely Elizabeth shared a couple of their Purely Natural recipes with us. Of course, it's an all gluten-free menu and, of course, it's three delicious courses of winter comfort.

BEVERAGE

Quivera Wine
organic, biodynamic wine from California

APPETIZER

Beet and Goat Cheese Salad
Arugula, roasted beets, Vermont goat cheese and crumbled pistachios with balsamic

ENTRÉE

Pasta with Mushrooms
Brown rice pasta, mushrooms, toasted pine nuts, thyme, parmesan

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The 20 Best Gluten Free Holiday Cookies

December 17, 2012

 

By Cathy

20 of our favorite recipes from our Pinterest Gluten Free Holiday Cookie Board. Tested, tasted and approved by our friends and family. FOLLOW US on Pinterest and get the latest gluten Free recipes for all your meals along with do it yourself tips, kitchen ideas, fun gifts and more.

1. Peppermint Bark Cookies from Real Sustenance

2. Vanilla Doughnut Cookies from Easy Eats

3. Alyssa's Quinoa Coconut Macaroons from The Queen of Quinoa

4. Flourless Fudge Chocolate Chip Cookies from Chocolate and...


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Brussels Sprouts: Cocomama Style

December 13, 2012

 

By Cathy

If you didn't already know, were all about simple, nutritious and delicious, so naturally we wanted to share a suuuper quick and totally awesome Brussels sprouts recipe, perfect for any table.

Okay, so if you're not up to speed, go check out the 10 reasons Cocomama loves Brussels sprouts in our last conversation because this time we're focusing on how you can make these bad boys both quickly and deliciously.

Cocomama Style = fast and tasty so with just 5 simple ingredients here's the low down...


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10 Reasons We Love Brussels Sprouts

December 05, 2012

 

By Cathy

With the holiday season in full gear we'd like to discuss the merits of one of our very favorite holiday foods. We are kind of crazy about Brussels Sprouts and think they deserve a place front and center on your plate. Nutritious, delicious and, yes, the correct name is Brussels sprouts. Capital 'B' and ending with an 's', it's named after the Belgium city of Brussels.

 

1. Hold the phone, this fact just rocks our world. Brussels sprouts are rather high in protein, accounting for more than a...


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The Ultimate Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

November 19, 2012

 

By Sara Gragnolati

We pinned, we cooked, we ate. After a fun-filled weekend in the kitchen, w're ready to present you with our ultimate Thanksgiving menu. All gluten free, of course. Here to break it down for you is Cocomama's very own Maggie Rulli with her take on our recent Friendsgiving.

Huddle in, it’s story time, my friends. It all stared online… as all great love stories of the 2000's do. Five women who lived worlds apart decided to create a pinterest board so that their love for all things food could transcend...


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