Tag: gluten-free

Creamy/Dairy-Free Breakfast Polenta

Thank-You to the Soyfoods Association of North America¬†for sponsoring today’s post. ¬†Please check out their Facebook page for more fun “Soy Swap-out” recipes!¬† This breakfast polenta is dairy-free and gluten-free. ¬†It’s nutty, salty, creamy, and sweet. ¬† Polenta is so easy to make, this took less than 10 minutes to […]


Cheesy Quinoa “Breadsticks”

At first I thought quinoa was a trend. ¬† Now I see that it’s the trend that doesn’t seem to be going away. ¬† For a LONG time I didn’t like quinoa all that much. ¬†I was just kind of waiting for something else to come along. ¬†But lately, I […]


Crinkle Rutabaga Fries

Aren’t French Fries the best? ¬† Almost two years ago, I posted this list of Low Carb French Fry ideas. And I tried a lot of the ideas on this list. I have made carrot fries and parsnip fries quite a bit. My brother told me that he and my […]


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 […]


Flourless Squash and Peanut Butter Cookies

I survived 6 days with my littles all ALONE! ¬†My husband had to go to China for his finance job, and I was holding the fort down ALL ALONE! ¬†( well, I was the only adult here). ¬†ūüôā Greg arrived home last night, and was home most of the day […]


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 […]