All season long, join our featured bloggers as they share their favorite holiday recipes, party and gift ideas here at!
Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef
Shauna James Ahern and Danny Ahern make up the husband-and-wife team of  "Gluten-Free Girl and The Chef." Named of the best food blogs in the world by and, Shauna and Danny create an amazing array of dinners, drinks, desserts and more, all without a hint of gluten!

Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips and Crystallized Ginger
Fig Cookies
Banana-Coconut Cream Pie (gluten-free and dairy-free)
Butterscotch Créme Brulee
Dinner Rolls
Holiday Fruit and Nut Balls
Lemon Pecan Biscotti 
Pie Crust
Roll-Out Sugar Cookies
Rosemary's Christmas Cookies
Spicy Ginger Crisps
Spicy Molasses Cookies 

Meet Kath from Kath Eats Real Food 

Kath Eats Real Food 
Kath Younger created "Kath Eats Real Food" at the request of family and friends who loved the meals she whipped together, most of which were the result of her changing views about food. The result was a 30-pound weight loss and a career change—Kath is studying to become a registered dietitian. She continues to blog every day, capturing her journey in food, healthy living and exercise.  

Of Carols and Cookies
Gingerbread + Snowconut 
Christmas Morning
Blog with Nog

Get the latest holiday ideas from Stephanie at A Year of Slow Cooking

A Year of Slow Cooking
Stephanie O'Dea is the author of Make it Fast, Cook it Slow: The Big Book of Everyday Slow Cooking. She blogs at A Year of Slow Cooking.

Mulled Wine
Brie with Apricot Topping
Pomegranate Beef 
Slow Cooker Holiday Food Round-Up

Get the latest holiday ideas from Kalyn from Kalyn's Kitchen 

Kalyn's Kitchen
Kalyn Denny combined her love for delicious food and commitment to healthy eating to create "Kalyn's Kitchen." Kalyn lost 42 pounds after following a low-glycemic diet and tapped into a new way to create great-tasting meals.

Flourless and Sugar-Free Pistachio Cookies 
Roasted Tomato and Basil, and Goat Cheese Holiday Spread
Sugar-Free and Flourless Chocolate Oatmeal Cluster Cookies
Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free Triple Almond Cookies
Winter Fruit Salad with Persimmons, Pears, Grapes and Agave-Pomegranate Vinaigrette 
Flourless and Low-Sugar (or sugar-free) Chocolate Shortbread Cookies 
White Bean and Artichoke Dip with Whole Wheat Tortilla Chips
Rosemary Salt for a Christmas Gift
Kalyn's Herb Blend for a Christmas Gift
Roast Chicken Seasoning Rub for a Christmas Gift
Low-Sugar Whole Wheat and Oatmeal Spice Cake with Fuyu Persimmons

Get the latest from Steamy Kitchen's Jaden Hair 

Steamy Kitchen
Jaden Hair is the weekly food columnist for the Tampa Tribune and writes a food column for Discovery's TLC. Steamy Kitchen began as a way for her to keep track of the recipes her mom would send her, with a focus on modern Asian cooking, and has evolved into featuring cuisines from around the world. She is one of Share Our Strength's featured bloggers for its 12 Days of Sharing campaign.

Rolo Turtle Preztels 
Simple Pate a Choux
The Ultimate Breakfast Pancake
Pan Fried Pumpkin Gnocchi with Brown Butter Sage
Warm Fig, Apple and Gorgonzola Flatbread
No-Knead, No-Work Baguette

Get recipe ideas from Diana at A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa 

A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa
Diana Bauman created A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa to preserve her families traditional Spanish recipes.  She is an advocate of our local food movement and spends her time organic gardening, canning/preserving and blogging about whole (REAL) foods. She is one of Share Our Strength's featured bloggers for its 12 Days of Sharing campaign. 

Traditional Spanish Christmas Cookies: Polvorones 
Brussels Sprout and Bacon Gratin
Roasted Brussels Sprout with Red Onion and Pancetta
Cocido de Cordero - A Spanish Lamb Shank Stew  

Learn how you can make a difference now with Gina at Change Becomes Change

Change Becomes Change
Gina Rau began Change Becomes Change to promote making little changes that would add up over time. At her blog, she shares small, simple ways that people can make change happen today. She is one of Share Our Strength's featured bloggers for its 12 Days of Sharing campaign. 

Help end childhood hunger
Saving time with Healthy Meals this Holiday Season
Save 10 percent on Your Holiday Food Budget to Help End Childhood Hunger

Get some ideas from Michelle at What's Cooking

What's Cooking
Michelle Stern owns What’s Cooking, a certified green company that offers cooking classes for children in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her cooking classes not only teach families to use and enjoy seasonal ingredients, but they also encourage families to use food as a vehicle to help the less fortunate. She is one of Share Our Strength's featured bloggers for its 12 Days of Sharing campaign.   

Stone Soup: A Thanksgiving Lesson for Kids
Making Homemade Gifts From The Kitchen with Kids
Learning to Make Pie with Trudy
Hanu-Mas or Christma-kkah? 
Holidays = Food + Sharing 

Fill your cookie jar with recipes from Jen at My Kitchen Addiction

My Kitchen Addiction
Jen Schall is a systems analyst and database developer by day and a cooking, baking fan by night. My Kitchen Addiction is a collection of her thoughts and ideas about all-things-food. She is one of Share Our Strength's featured bloggers for its 12 Days of Sharing campaign.   

Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Nutty Nutella Oatmeal Chip Cookies
Peanut Butter Blondies

More cookie recipes from Kate at Cooking During Stolen Moments   

Cooking During Stolen Moments
Kate Miller is a stay-at-home to four kids and launched her blog after watching dinner become the bane of her exisitence. Working on a tight budget, Kate figured out a system for preparing dinners by 1 p.m. and using the rest of the time experiement in her kitchen. She is one of Share Our Strength's featured bloggers for its 12 Days of Sharing campaign.   

Orange-Infused Snowball Cookies  
Brown Sugar Oatmeal Jumbles

Recipes from In Jennie's Kitchen
In Jennie's Kitchen
Jennifer Perillo is a consulting food editor at Working Mother magazine and founded In Jennie's Kitchen, a blog dedicated to making meals easier, one recipe at a time. Her recipes are featured weekly on and have also appeared in Parenting, Kiwi and Relish magazines. She is one of Share Our Strength's featured bloggers for its 12 Days of Sharing campaign. 

Peanut Butter Blossoms
Homemade Hot Cocoa + Chocolate Ganache
Chipotle Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Holiday recipes with international flare from La Fuji Mama 
La Fuji Mama
Having traveled and lived around the world, Rachael has developed an interest in International cuisine. These days, she is nurturing and nourishing a young family. Can these two loves be combined? They are on La Fuji Mama, Rachael's blog that focuses on enriching life through food, family and cultural traditions. 

Japanese Chestnut Rice
Slow Cooker Kalua Pig
Chipotle Pork Quichelettes 
Fuji Nana's Deadly Chocolate Almond Toffee
Shaum Brotle 

Get fantastic gift ideas from The Daily Obsession  

The Daily Obsession
Launched in 2006, The Daily Obsession began when longtime, but long distance friends Connie Wong and Carolyn Hsu decided to find a better outlet than instant messaging to share their latest shopping finds and favorite products. Since then, it's grown into a national blog with an editorial staff of eight editors and contributors (now all close friends), covering major US markets from New York to Los Angeles.

Consummate Hostess Gift Guide
For The Trendy Traveler 
Gifts For The Fashion Fanatic
Frugal and Fabulous Finds

Dress for success at your holiday party with help from Haute Mimi 
Haute Mimi 
Haute Mimi is an online publication for the international habitue and fashion devotee. The talented team of fashion and beauty editors, headed by editor in chief, Millissa Mathai, focus on the latest trends from the fashion, beauty and lifestyle industries. Haute Mimi showcases exclusive interviews with top fashion designers, style guides and reviews of the most coveted beauty products and fashion collections. 

How to dress for a holiday party

More shopping ideas from DLuxeList
Dena Smolek is the founder and shopping pro behind "A Chic Guide to Beautiful Things." She has a thing for handbags (and denim, luxe tees, cozy cardigans, ballet flats, throw pillows, and so much more), which makes DLuxeList an everyday resource for fellow style mavens and shopaholics. 

My Holiday Wishlist Continued 
Luxe Stocking Stuffers 
Baby Luxe
Missoni Reindeer 
My Personal List 


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