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Veggie Stuffed Gluten Free Meatloaf

Trying to think of creative ways to get the family to eat vegetables? This recipe for veggie stuffed gluten free meatloaf is sure to please! The one thing that is key is to make sure the veggies are par-cooked. If you add raw carrot to ground meat, chances are that after 45 minutes that carrot […]

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Asian chicken meatball

Asian Chicken Meatballs over Sesame Noodles

These meatballs are very similar to the filing of a dumpling or wonton without the wrapper. My family really enjoys them. They are gluten-free and dairy-free and can easily be made paleo. I recently brought these Asian chicken meatballs over sesame noodles to a party. It was a big hit! For a paleo version, serve them […]

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Paleo Meatball Stroganoff

Paleo Meatball Stroganoff

Here you’ll find a Paleo adaptation from a recipe in The Warm Kitchen. I’ve been experimenting with Paleo a lot more  lately and I find that it’s a way of eating that really resonates with me. You can expect to hear more about my adventures with Paleo in an upcoming blog post, but in the […]

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Paleo vegetable lasagna

Eggplant zucchini bolognese paleo lasagna

If anyone knows me, they know that when I’m in the kitchen, sometimes I just make stuff up. Take tonight for example. I am currently following the 21 Day Sugar Detox* (21DSD) from Diane Sanfilippo. She has a recipe in the 21DSD cookbook* for a veggie lasagne. I would say that was my inspiration for this […]

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Finished burrito casserole

Burrito Casserole

When you’re craving a burrito, is it really that gluten-containing tortilla  you’re after?  My guess is that it’s actually the hearty combination of fillings–the rice, beans, cheese, meat, etc. that got your mouth watering in the first place. Sure you could always make or buy gluten-free tortillas, but why not take a twist on the […]

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GF Chicken Cordon Bleu

Gluten-Free Chicken Cordon Bleu

If you are looking for a family-friendly dish that can also be transformed to an elegant dinner party, this gluten-free chicken cordon bleu is the one. If your children don’t like the idea of mustard, leave the Dijon cream sauce off and you have something which can make everyone happy. If your kids don’t like the […]

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Follow Your Heart dairy-free product review

Following a dairy-free diet, I have generally accepted skipping cheese. (note: when I say dairy-free, I really mean casein-free so goat’s or sheep’s cheeses are not options). My kids are not huge fans of cheese substitutes so often we have pizza with only sauce and toppings, “nachos” with salsa and meat, and quesadillas with only […]

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The best gluten-free chicken tenders

Without a doubt, these are better than anything I or my children have ever had in a restaurant! Well, in my humble opinion, that is. When I make these, I make a double batch. We use half for the meal and I either freeze the rest or use it for lunches or leftovers. You can […]

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You Get Much More Than Lemonade With This Cookbook

Buy the book from Amazon here The name “The Lemonade Cookbook” might lead one to believe that the cookbook is about making lemonade. If you are not from the Los Angeles/Southern California region, you might actually think this. However, those from the area are probably more familiar with the cafeteria style eatery that features fresh, […]

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Gluten-Free Falafel

The gf falafel mixture before adding flour I’m embarrassed that I don’t have that beautiful, focused in the foreground-blurry in the background photo of my completed falafel. We got so caught up in the making/eating, we forgot! I promise they looked just like what you would expect; crispy brown on the outside and greenish-flecked on […]

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