Tag Archives: Gluten free

drumsticks being served 2

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drum Sticks

At some point it's time to gather all those Post-It's stuck to the inside of cupboards, the hand written notes jammed hastily into drawers, the binders exploding with recipes past, organize and begin sharing the best of them.

Roasted Green Beans

Between the green beans, shallot, garlic and olive oil a caramelization occurs, which turns this dish candy-like.

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

We started by roasting the vegetables to get a deeper, more intense flavor - and as a way to entice a two year old to participate. She thought it was great fun, and the resulting soup was hearty and delicious!

Cauliflower and Egg Salad

Cauliflower often beloved in it's purest form is the great chameleon, taking on the attributes of foods around it: adding texture and absorbing flavors without imposing it's own strong characteristics. Once again we have cauliflower subbing in ... this time for carb heavy potatoes.

Flourless Carrot Cakes with Maple Cream Cheese Icing

One night, realizing I was in a bit of a funk, my sweet husband decide the best way to help me out of it was to surprise me with a Carrot Cake. An entire Carrot Cake ...

Spaghetti Squash Souffles

Spaghetti Squash = Nature's Noodles. A wonderful alternative to flour laden pasta, especially if you are gluten-free, following a Paleo lifestyle, are trying to incorporate more vegetables into your diet, or are looking for food alternatives during the [long] week of Passover!! I don't think you can go wrong with these ...
paleo rice - green bowl

Paleo Rice

Several months back I started to hear the word "paleo" cropping up more and more. Not knowing too much about it, except that it was the caveman diet, I purchased a paleo book. Sorry, didn't notice the name, but I do remember it was heavy!
chocolate chili - finished cake 2

A Little Twist …

I wasn't going to post again this week, but just wanted to share ... Wanting to take something to a New Year's Eve get-together, but finding myself with little time to prepare: it had to be something quick and innovative.
Flourless chocolate mini muffins-cooling rack

Flourless Chocolate Mini-Muffins

You know that horrible moment of realization: you've finished preparing a dish, only to find a key ingredient still sitting on your counter. Or worse, you forget to put something in, only to find out too late to re-bake or remedy.