When I started pulling together recipes for my Gluten & Dairy Free for the Holidays recipe book there was one recipe from last Thanksgiving that I just couldn't find. It was a breadless stuffing that had all the flavor of stuffing, without the usual bread. It was the most perfect contradiction of healthy comfort food… Continue reading Breadless Stuffing with Butternut Squash and Sage
You know what the best part about this watermelon gazpacho is? The only thing you have to turn on is the blender. No heat required. Which is becoming my new requirement for summer cooking. If it requires a heat source other than a grill or a slow cooker, it's gonna have to wait till October.… Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho
My first thought, always, when someone says they don't like vegetables is, "but have you had roasted vegetables?" Because there's a difference. And if you've had them or made them, you know. This is not the same. Steamed Brussels sprouts and the crispy, caramelized sprouts that come out of the oven might as well be… Continue reading The Easiest Roasted Vegetables
Yes, in case you're wondering, this radish greens pesto is one of those stem-to-end, use every part of the plant recipes. I love that kind of stuff, don't you? I've always hated wasting food. It drives me bananas when I have to throw something out because we just never got around to cooking it. It… Continue reading Don’t Toss Those Radish Greens… Make This Nutrient-Packed Pesto Instead.
I used to say I could be a vegetarian simply to avoid ever having to handle raw meat. I had no problem eating it, but I didn't like to touch it. Ick! So I mostly stuck with vegetables. And crudites became my comfort zone. Now, I am a little more mature and can handle touching… Continue reading Whole Herb Roasted Chicken
Every now and then I enjoy a cocktail. Or two. OK, three. So needless to say the last few months of going non-alcoholic has been a bit of a challenge. No, I am not pregnant. Nor did I find Jesus. JC and I go way back and he doesn't care that I love wine. I… Continue reading Sparkling Water + Mint + Lime