Carrabba’s Lemon Butter Sauce

Made this last night with some pan fried cod that was simply seasoned with salt and pepper. I also threw some spinach in the pasta and sauce. It was Delish! Ingredients: 12 tablespoons (1 ½ sticks) cold unsalted butter, cut into ½ inch pieces, divided 2 tablespoons finely chopped yellow onion 2 garlic cloves, minced…

RECIPE: Thai Chicken & Rice Noodle Soup

DELICIOUS!!! Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 15 Minutes Total Time: 25 Minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots, from 1-2 large shallots 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 2 tablespoons Thai green curry paste 4 cups low sodium chicken broth 1 can (13.5 fl oz) coconut milk 2 tablespoons…

Recipe: Mediterranean Frittata

I’ve made a New Years resolution to eat even cleaner than I have been. I’m pretty proud of my weekend breakfast frittata I made this morning in my cast iron skillet, it was so tasty and there’s leftovers for my work week! INGREDIENTS: 4T olive oil 6 eggs (I use brown cage-free) 3T milk or…

RECIPE: Black Bean Taquitos with Cilantro Lime Dressing 

For meatless Monday today or any night you fancy, try these homemade Taquitos to fill you and the family up with goodness and tastiness! Talk about a dose of fiber! Gluten and dairy free but YUMM-I.E.! Ingredients: 14 corn tortillas 2 cans organic black beans, drained and rinsed 3/4 tsp each of chili powder, cumin,…

Prosciutto Egg Cups Recipe

If you’re too busy to have a decent breakfast during the week then you’ve got to try this some time when you have 30 minutes to spare. Heck, you can do the dishes while these bake and you can call it multi tasking, I mean you’re in the kitchen anyway right? That’s my excuse to…

RECIPE: Simple Sesame Noodles

For a DELICIOUS QUICK and EASY dinner that fills and is chock full of healthiness – this is for you! Unless you don’t like Asian, and if you don’t then I’m sorry. Because Asian is yummy!!  This recipe is full of healthy veggies and garlic, and to make it gluten free just swap out the…

RECIPE: lavender cupcakes 

Cooking with lavender is all the rage right now, and if you’ve tasted something with lavender, you’ll know why. If it seems weird, be adventurous! You’ll feel like a culinary arts superstar if you try it, and breaking out of that shell is important if that is indeed what you aspire to be. And this…

RECIPE: GlutenFree /Dairy free/Vegan Baked Oatmeal 

if you like oat anything, especially something that has all the warm sweet taste of an oatmeal cookie, but way healthier – try this!  Cinnamon Almond Baked Oatmeal {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan} 2 cups gluten-free rolled oats 1½ tsp. baking powder pinch sea salt 2¼ cups almond milk  6 Tbsp. pure maple syrup  1 tsp….

Wheat Bread

Do you know the secret to soft spongy wheat bread?  For those of you who have tried to make wheat bread and it turned out to dense, didn’t rise much, and well, not as tasty as white bread and so you give up – never fret again! You can have wheat bread that is just…

RECIPE: Cast Iron Pepperjack Cornbread

Tonight was a chicken tortilla soup and cornbread night. I had the house smelling good when my husband came home from work and he was happy. Smells always link you up to good memories, especially memories of home. That is something I hope I leave behind some day, that I made our house a home…

Fresh Bread Advice

If you love – and I mean love bread, and even more so – love to bake bread, then this is for you. I have completely fallen in love with Rose Levy Berenbaum’s book “The Bread Bible” that I asked for and received for Christmas. So for the past 30 days I have been diving…

RECIPE: The Incredible Edible Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie

HEY – drop that store bought gluten free cookie right now! Ok so I’m on a gluten free kick lately. This time it’s because my mother in law recently expressed her exasperation in trying to make her favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe gluten free. Challenge accepted. I had 2 recipes I was going to try…