Tag: Gluten-free

Lemon Drop Cocktail

Lemon Drop Cocktail

A refreshing adult beverage that is great for an afternoon by the pool or just for an evening cocktail.  Lemonade for adults.  This great beverage is very easy to drink.  It can be made ahead of time and kept in the fridge until you are 

Chicken Tortilla soup

Chicken Tortilla soup

Hearty, delicious, and easy. Chicken tortilla soup is quick to come together and perfect for a weeknight meal. Having different choices for the garnishes allows everyone to make this soup their own. Forgot to defrost some chicken? No problem, just toss it in frozen and 

Gluten-Free Lemon Bars

Gluten-Free Lemon Bars

A delicious sweet-tart combination of lemon curd with an almond flour crust makes this take on traditional lemon bars gluten-free and kosher for Passover. This recipe is the answer to what to do with all those egg yolks after you make some Strawberry Meringue Cake.  

Strawberry Meringue Cake

Strawberry Meringue Cake

An amazing gluten-free dessert that with one minor modification can be made into a kosher for Passover dessert (swap the corn starch with potato starch – it works perfectly with either).  This cake has layers of meringue, creamy decadence, and fresh strawberries. You can make 

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

While these little bundles of coconut goodness are kosher for Passover, there really is no reason why they have to be limited to once a year. A great gluten-free treat that only has 6 ingredients.  These coconut macaroons are heaven by themself but become otherworldly 

White Bean Chicken Chili

White Bean Chicken Chili

This recipe first came from my friend Wendy.  She made it for book club one evening and I was hooked.  This version is a great alternative to traditional chili. While it does take a little planning ahead, it works well in the Instant Pot, in 

Japanese-Style Cucumbers

Japanese-Style Cucumbers

Japanese-style cucumbers are a great quick side dish for any meal.  A huge hit with the kids, it is often requested to be added to the menu.  These are best made when you are ready to serve them.  Don’t mix everything together too far in 

Easy Sesame Chicken

Easy Sesame Chicken

A delicious, easy sesame chicken recipe that is great for a weeknight dinner. Lots of flavor with not a lot of time required. A big hit with all the kids. This is one of my go-to recipes for a busy weeknight.  It can be put 

Instant Pot Red Beans and Rice

Instant Pot Red Beans and Rice

This is a great one-pot recipe that is quick to put together.  And thanks to the Instant Pot, is also easy to cook.  It is also a great way to use up some extra ham if you made one of those for the holidays.  I 

Cajun Spice Mix

Cajun Spice Mix

There are a few recipes that called for a Cajun spice mix.  My family likes lots of flavors but does not tolerate spicy (heat) well.  So I usually mix up my own Cajun blend so I can control how much heat goes into it.  Also, 

Oven Roasted Chicken Leg Quarters

Oven Roasted Chicken Leg Quarters

Super tender and juicy, these oven roasted chicken leg quarters are mostly hands off. The secret is to roasting these low and slow before increasing the temperature to crisp them up.  Garlic, paprika, salt and pepper make up the simple list of spices.  Mix those 

Christmas Crack

Christmas Crack

I found this recipe many years ago when I was tasked with finding a good gluten free dessert that I could bring to book club.  Having a candy thermometer takes a lot of pressure out of this recipe so that you can monitor what is 

Not Your Chicken Salad

Not Your Chicken Salad

This is great way to use up leftover chicken or turkey.  It is my go to when I have chicken from chicken soup that I need to use. A combination of crunchy and sweet ingredients that is like a party for your tastebuds.  Super easy 

Zesty Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Zesty Black Bean Quinoa Salad

This is a great recipe to use up some of that produce from your summer garden. Want to sneak in some yellow squash or zucchini, done.  Realize that your cilantro bolted so you sub out parsley, done (that may or may not have happened, I 

Quinoa – Stovetop vs. Instant Pot

Quinoa – Stovetop vs. Instant Pot

Quinoa is a versatile pseudo grain (It is actually a seed, but most people eat it like a grain).  Quinoa is high in protein and one of the few plant sources that contains all 9 essential amino acids (the precursors to proteins that humans need 

Bubbie’s Chicken soup

Bubbie’s Chicken soup

This is a staple in my house anytime anyone is feeling sick, or it is cold outside, and a favorite when teeth are sore from an orthodontist visit.  The broth freezes well so you can have homemade chicken soup any time.   Onion tip – 

Candy Apples

Candy Apples

I remember seeing those shiny bright red apples in the grocery store and thinking I should make those.  Also, my oldest daughter is not a fan of caramel (gasp), so these are a great alternative and treat that she can enjoy.  These do require a 

Savory Beef Stew

Savory Beef Stew

This version of Beef Stew originally started as a crockpot recipe. Through the years it has evolved into a recipe that I cook in many different ways. It was first converted to the stovetop when I forgot to set up the slow cooker one morning.