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Happy-Go-Lucky Charms

I love recording and catching Jeopardy! when I can. I take the question answering pretty seriously. I’m competitive with myself. Many times a category can be above my head. I might ace three categories and then miss a bunch of questions in another. If I can get the Final Jeopardy! right, then shoot that’s exciting.… Read More


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Cook It In Cast Iron

I like a light lunch, but didn’t want to go out and wasn’t in the mood for my usual apple with peanut butter, a salad with chicken, or big bowl of soup. So with a good nudge and a little inspiration from the latest issue of America’s Test Kitchen Cook it in Cast Iron, I… Read More


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Baked Spaghetti Squash

Baked spaghetti squash is a great replacement for pasta! It surpasses corn pasta (or any gluten free pasta) in how it tastes and makes you feel. It’s light, delicious, full of vitamins, and effortless to prepare. The BEST thing about spaghetti squash as a gluten-free alternative, is that once it’s roasted, the fibrous, crunchy strands… Read More


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The BEST Chicken Recipe Ever!

This chicken is truly the BEST chicken recipe ever! I love making this dish for all my good friends that visit. The number one reason is because it’s so simple. I know it like the back of my hand so I can focus on THEM. The second reason it’s special is because it’s a comfort meal.… Read More


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Nairn’s Gluten Free Treats

I was so excited when Nairn’s Gluten Free contacted me and asked if I could review their Whole Grain Oat Crackers and Oat Grahams because I’ve been looking for a good, minimally processed GF accompaniment to appetizers and charcuterie plates when having guests over! A delicious surprise arrived at my place These crackers put a… Read More


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Organic Corn Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts

When it comes to gluten free pasta, your choices are mainly rice, corn or quinoa-based substitutes, which have a different texture and taste than wheat pasta. Unfortunately, these GF pastas don’t usually meet our high standards for spaghetti and the perfect al dente bite. Most gluten free replacement pastas are mushy and bland, but I… Read More


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Low Carb Bleu Cheese Burgers

You may not think of burgers as a flavorful go-to meal if you’re on a gluten free or grain-free diet, but these Low Carb Bleu Cheese Burgers can pack a serious punch. You’ll forget all about the bun! I recommend making your own hand-pressed patties using fresh ground chuck over the pre-made and pre-seasoned burgers… Read More


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Gluten Free Crab Rangoon

I made a delicious and super simple gluten free Crab Rangoon recipe on New Year’s Eve. I wanted to make something light with not a lot of prep needed. An appetizer to wind down the holiday season of festive meals, and loved by all. Crab Rangoon is a long time favorite of mine. I thought… Read More


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A Sprinkle of Chives

As sure as I believe there’s a heaven above, I also know that people LOVE to add a little excitement to their dinner plate! Chives are a favorite. Possibly even parsley.   Wishes for garnishes are most commonly fulfilled by slicing and twisting lemons. Or perhaps you make ribbons from carrots or turn strawberries into… Read More


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Keep It Stocked & Simple

I like to follow the KISS rule for the kitchen: Keep It Stocked & Simple. The goal isn’t to be the best cook, but instead to be smart, mindful and passionate in the kitchen and really, in everything I do. I’ve learned that simplicity and smarts make for fantastic, easy and healthful meals! The more… Read More