Author: Danielle

Potato & Egg Salad with Fresh Herbs

Potato & Egg Salad with Fresh Herbs

When it comes to summer recipes, here are a few things to consider: ~ Can it be made ahead? ~ Can it be served cold or at room temperature? ~ Can it be packed in a container and enjoyed while sitting on a blanket in…

10-Minute Mediterranean Shrimp

10-Minute Mediterranean Shrimp

Shrimp is a go-to for me all year long, but I especially love it during the summer because it cooks so quickly, and less time at the stove means more quality time outside enjoying the warm weather. I prefer to use wild caught fish and…

My Latest Cake Creations

My Latest Cake Creations

Check out my latest Gluten Free and Paleo Specialty Cakes! Check back often to see more of my custom cake creations or send an email to: thecraftyhostess@gmail.com. It’s always ok to Eat Dessert First!                      

Creamsicle Cocktail

Creamsicle Cocktail

During this period of quarantine/shelter-in-place, I’ve had more time than usual (as many of us have) to organize the contents of my cabinets and refrigerator (hint, hint: all of those expired spices in the far back of the pantry and half eaten jars of pickles…

All New Spring-Summer Catering Menu!

All New Spring-Summer Catering Menu!

I’m excited to share my all new Gluten Free catering-family meals menu for the Spring-Summer 2020 season! For inquiries or to place an order, please email thecraftyhostess@gmail.com.     Spring/Summer 2020 Catering Menu (as of May 15, 2020*)  Prices are for Half-Size Catering Trays   …

This Guacamole is a Crowd-Pleaser!

This Guacamole is a Crowd-Pleaser!

Nothing beats a big bowl of homemade guacamole! Serve it with tortilla chips for a savory snack or spread a big smear of it on toast and top with a poached egg for lunch (yes, please!). This creamy guacamole is sure to please any crowd.…

Frozen Strawberry-Mint Margarita

Frozen Strawberry-Mint Margarita

Taco Tuesday. Cinco de Mayo. Or all summer long while hanging on the patio or deck! This cocktail is easy and delicious, and when you use tequila that is made from 100% agave, it’s safe for those of us with celiac disease. Whipped up in…

Gluten Free Spinach, Bean & Shrimp Bruschetta

Gluten Free Spinach, Bean & Shrimp Bruschetta

Waste not, want not. These days, more than ever, respecting the food we have in our pantries and refrigerators and using every last bit of it, has become a personal mantra, much like the strong recommendation to wear a face mask in public and keep…

Easy Air-Fried Potato Wedges

Easy Air-Fried Potato Wedges

Right around the holidays, we started shopping around for an air fryer. We were intrigued by its cooking method and the ability to make certain foods healthier by not having to fry in oil, but, we were confused by the many options on the market…

Green Split Pea & Italian Sausage Soup

Green Split Pea & Italian Sausage Soup

Soup is a satisfying, comforting meal to share with loved ones, and I’m willing to bet that many of us have a bag or two of dried legumes or beans hiding away in the far reaches of our pantries. The wonderful thing about dried beans/legumes…