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vietnamese bun cha gluten free recipe

Vietnamese Bun Cha

Inspired by the Parts Unknown episode where Anthony Bourdain shares a meal with former President Barack Obama in Hanoi, Vietnam, I decided to make my own version of Vietnamese Bun Cha. Vietnamese Bun Cha is a grilled pork and rice noodle salad, and one of Hanoi’s most famous dishes. Pork patties and slices of pork… Read More


gluten free summer salad recipe spring mix flaked crab

With a Little Luck and a Summer Salad

It’s Memorial Day Weekend, and you know what that means… Summer! My favorite time of year. With the bounty of gorgeous seasonal fruits and veggies available from your garden, grocer or farmer’s market, now is the time to make main-course salads a summer staple! With a little luck and ingenuity you can rock the socks… Read More


gluten free west indian curried shrimp recipe with peaches

Unofficial Start of Summer

When the boys come home, we are fully obsessed with enjoying the great outdoors and cooking up something beautiful. It isn’t quite summer… but last weekend sure felt like it!  So last Friday was all about: • Walking at Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge • Feeling over-the-top GRATEFUL  • Cooking up anything delicious with curry The first… Read More


taco salad simply gluten free recipe

Taco Salad

I probably could eat Mexican food ev-ER-y day! It’s my favorite type of food, even though I am 100% Italian. 🙂 This recipe from the spring issue of Simply Gluten Free Magazine inspired me to make my own taco salad. They always have GREAT content, and I pick up the new issue whenever it comes… 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