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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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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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gluten free chicken tenders

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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Vegan Polenta tastes great with Massel Bouillon

I suppose we all get used to brands and products that we like. But, as we know, sometimes change is good. When Massel approached me with an opportunity to review their products, I was curious since I had not tried it before. I liked the fact that their products are clean, free of things like […]

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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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gluten free pot stickers potstickers

Gluten-free Asian pot sticker recipe

I just want you to know that I don’t know and don’t claim to know how to cook everything. Some things I’m not interested in and some things…well, intimidate even me. I suppose the biggest factor in trying something new is giving myself enough time to fiddle with it and being able to live if […]

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Quinoa and corn cakes recipe

I’m going to really try to not tell a super long story so you can get right to this recipe. Promise. A friend of mine brought me one of these a few weeks ago; she had just made a batch and I was very excited to try them. I pictured it being more like a […]

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Roasted Tomatoes over Polenta and Mascarpone recipe

When Sarah Henkin and I were trying to come up with a menu item for samples at the Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market FoodWise booth, we decided to make delicious, late summer tomatoes the centerpiece. We needed to keep the dish simple since there were some other events happening that day. Roasted tomatoes on top of […]

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Gluten-Free Zucchini Pancakes recipe

I bought some lovely zucchini at the farmer’s market last week and somehow managed to…well, forget about them. I opened the veggie drawer today, looking at the 4 pieces with guilt, and decided something had to be done. I settled on zucchini muffins (I used my gluten-free carrot muffin recipe but substituted zucchini for carrots).  […]

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Rainbow of Veggies

From the top, red pepper, carrots, zucchini sticks, cucumbers, cheddar cauliflower, cooked broccoli, raw broccoli and grapes (I needed something purple!) On the last day of school this year, I didn’t walk into the classroom with cookies or cupcakes. Sorry, call me boring or no fun but that’s my style. Part of what I love […]

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