Sometimes money is tight for everyone, and if you are following a gluten-free or allergy-safe diet, food can get really expensive! This is especially true if you end up buying prepared foods, but it’s also true for others who cook every meal. I take joy in the canned products we can eat – [...]
This hearty soup was inspired by a few things – my husband bought about 3 times the amount of ground beef that I normally buy, I had some odd amounts of vegetables around, and I was very chilly and wanted a warm soup with a new flavor. This cooks reasonably quickly and is a [...]
Each week I make up a menu, and then a grocery list from it, and then cook from it, crossing things off as they are made. This works out great, unless I manage to lose the menu after shopping. I couldn’t remember what I had planned to cook, but the potatoes and sausage [...]
These are surprisingly delicious – sweet and mouthwatering. You won’t believe how fast brussels sprouts disappear if you roast them!
This is a delicious gfcf, gluten free, family-friendly recipe! It is also (if you double check ingredients!) a wheat free, dairy free, soy free, egg free, tree nut free, peanut free, [...]
or Garlic Lemon chicken, depending on which type of citrus fruit/juice you have around the house.
Garlic Shake Seasoning
Mix together the following spices in an empty spice jar to shake on the chicken: (you will have plenty left over for the next few times you make this)
1 TBS salt
several grinds black pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 1/2 [...]
The other day I discovered Something in Season – a gluten-free blog that also focuses on low-sugar and healthy eating. While we share several approaches (coconut milk = good!), the author is cooking for a smaller family, without fibromyalgia & arthritis, and in an area of the country that has fresh produce at all [...]
(Title varies depending on where you grew up. I’m sure there’s another name possible from another region, too)
This dinner was inspired by my teenage love for (what we called) pepper steak subs – beef cooked with peppers, onions, mushrooms, with some tomato in there too. My husband grew up in Texas calling them [...]
This is a delicious gfcf, gluten free, family-friendly recipe! It is also (if you double check ingredients!) a wheat free, dairy free, soy free, egg free, tree nut free, peanut free, fish free, shellfish free, corn free, top 8 allergen free, and South Beach phase 2 safe recipe.
This recipe is delicious, and can [...]
My menu for the week included a sausage lasagna – a new adaptation of my Creamy Lasagna. My plan was to make it with sausage slices & peppers & spinach, then cover it with my white sauce (for faux cheese). However, I ran out of both time and energy, and instead came up [...]
This is quick and easy!
1.5-2.5 lbs Boneless/skinless breasts or thighs, cut into strips (with breasts, cut so you get short strips) Can also substitute pork if that’s on sale)
1 14 oz can coconut milk
1 head cauliflower chopped
1 onion, diced
2+ cloves garlic, minced or pressed
2 TBS Patak’s curry paste
1 cup frozen peas
1 can chick peas
oil of [...]