Thursday, January 3, 2013

Gluten Free Spirit: Food. Books. Dog.

Welcome to Gluten Free Spirit, where I write about food, books, and my best girl Willa.

Butternut Squash & Apple Soup with Chipotle and Pomegranate

This will be mostly a food and cooking blog, focusing on vegetarian, gluten-free deliciousness. It will also include occasional forays into my adventures with books (the stuff of my career) and Willa (dog of my life).

Willa and I hike every morning at sunrise. Like making dinner, this ritual is both healthy and heartwarming. I take a travel mug of black coffee, and Willa and I watch the light blink, stretch, and finally throw off the covers.

January sunrise in Cincinnati.

Willa is a trailmaster, and almost as dorky as me.

She is named after author Willa Cather. Do you see the resemblance?

Thank you for reading!


  1. So glad you're back! Looking forward to your culinary, book, and Willa adventures!

    1. Thank you! Maybe I will blog about "Bring Up the Bodies"?

  2. This is the start of something beautiful.

  3. Yes! Blog about "Bring up the Bodies." I was just talking to a friend at school about it. He's reading "Wolf Hall" now and loves it (he teaches Chemistry but loves to read fiction for balance).