Tag: gluten-free

Chicken and Zucchini Quinoa Bake

How would you define a ” Heart Healthy” lifestyle?  For me, it’s eating healthy, and maintaining a consistent running routine.  As most of you know, I started doubling healthy recipes and keeping the recipes in my freezer for quick and healthy lunch and dinners.  This is great because I hardly […]

 

Healthy Grocery Store Frappuccino

If you are a frequent reader of this blog, then you know I love coffee.  I used to put all sorts of unhealthy things in my coffee, but I don’t anymore.  I have weaned myself off those fake coffee creamers, and have even stopped adding honey or maple syrup to my coffee. […]

 

Kale and Parmesan Rice Casserole

Before getting into the details of this recipe.  There are a few points that I would like to make about it.    ( Maybe because I don’t feel like telling a big long story about a freezer casserole.  I mean…..It’s FREEZER CASSEROLE. You know?  1) I made this Kale Parmesan […]

 

Spicy-Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

Why Hello There! After several weeks of warmer than usual weather here in northern Iowa, It TURNED COLD!   What does this mean? 1) This means that my 10 month old will be wearing his Fleece Pajamas out in public for a while.  Mostly because, he likes to remove his […]

 

Sweet Potato Flourless Cookies

OMG you guys, you have to try these.  They are so good!   In August, I posted an original recipe, Flourless Sweet Potato Brownies, and they instantly became popular on the web.  Yesterday, I had some leftover Baked Sweet Potatoes in the fridge, so I broke them out and decided […]

 

DIY Freezer Fries

  . Before kids, my husband and I made oven fries all the time, but I don’t have time to cut them all up and wait 40 minutes for them to cook.  So, I decided to try these freezer fries. They’re comfortable, cheap and taste delicious.  Plus you can make […]

 

Peanut Butter Hummus

I am always trying to come up with new and fun recipes.  It’s kind of funny that I am posting a hummus recipe on this blog because hummus was Ten Years Ago!  I discovered Hummus when I went to cross-country camp as a high school student ( summer of 2000). […]

 

Sweet Potato – Grain Free Brownies

These Flourless Sweet Potato Brownies are the comforting cure-all to any decidedly dreary fall day. And I know what you’re probably thinking.  ” Sweet potatoes and chocolate?  Do these foods go together?  I am here to tell you, yes they do.  Ever since becoming and adult, I have been bombarded […]

 

Gluten-Free Pizza Casserole

This weekend three of my “Tween” aged nephews came to visit.  I wanted to make them meals they would like, but also,make meals that follow their family’s gluten-free diet.  ( I know I have mentioned on this blog before that I have gluten-free family members….Why are they Gluten-free?  Well, that’s not […]

 

Easy Polenta Appetizer- And 10 ways to enjoy Polenta

Polenta is creamy and comforting, and naturally gluten free.  Eating polenta is a family tradition on my Northern Italian side.  It’s amazing. Especially when pared with a yummy Italian mariana or a mushroom sauce.  If you are planning a party, and you know that there will be gluten-free folks attending, […]

 

Pull-Apart Sweet Potato Fries

Have I ever told you guys about how I love eating sweet potatoes? Well, I do, especially in fry form.  My family and I eat sweet potato fries — a LOT.  But today was the first time I ever got to pull them apart while eating them. And let me […]