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The “Right Stuff” Meatballs

Meatballs (MB’s) are a superpower food for me, and these had just the Right Stuff—with pine nuts and raisins. Meatballs are incredibly versatile. I love to change things up and experiment with the many different ways they can be made. These MB’s are authentic, too. The real deal. Just like the original 7 Astronauts. Special… Read More


Empathy

You know you’ve been working too hard, for too long, when you realize you’ve never seen the movie Funny Face with Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn. How did this happen? My favorite college course was The History of George Gershwin for a Humanities credit my sophomore year. The fact that I missed out on this… Read More


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Flounder with Cello Whisps

My Flounder with Cello Whisps recipe is incredibly fast and easy when you’re looking for something light, lean, low-carb and gluten free—and don’t want to spend a lot of prep time in the kitchen. Ingredients: 1 sweet onion1 tbsp olive oil2 flounder fillets2 handfuls fresh spinach1 limeCello Whisps (Parmesan crisps)Tartar sauce (optional) On medium-high heat,… Read More


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Groovy Sunday Sookie Sookie Soup

What do you do if you can’t eat and don’t want any copycat version of a cookie? You make my Sookie Sookie Soup! Which is the BEST soup for a lazy Sunday. Ingredients: 2 sweet onions choppedOne bag of baby carrotsOne bag of frozen sweet peasOne bag of lima beansOne hand full of cherry tomatoesParsley,… Read More


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It Started As Dinner

My brother-in-law was visiting from South Carolina, and is low-carb / no carb too, so dinner was easy for me to plan while he was in town. First course was fresh peel-n-eat shrimp from Joseph’s Market, which any challenged cook knows is the perfect go-to meal. It’s pretty, simple to prepare, tasty, and people love… Read More


Pinwheel Salad

The Pinwheel Salad is perfect by itself, but you can add chicken or a burger if you want to turn it into a hearty meal… and you’re all set! Ingredients:Sweet Butter LettuceSliced AvocadoSalsaTortilla ChipsBlue Cheese dressingSliced cheese of choiceGround Chuck Angus BurgersKetchup The plate is lined with tortilla chips with shredded sweet butter lettuce in… Read More


polenta chicken soup gluten free recipe

Polenta Chicken Soup

You can make soup with just about anything in your kitchen and a little water. This Polenta Chicken Soup recipe of mine is incredibly easy. Just add your own side salad and you’ve got yourself a satisfying, nutrient-filled gluten free meal! Ingredients:1 sweet onion4 stalks celery4 large peeled California carrots4 boneless skinless chicken thighs1 bag… Read More