Sloppy Joe Beer-Soaked French Fries

November 6, 2017

There are certain things that I am obsessed with in the kitchen. One of them? How to make the crispiest possible fries without whipping out the deep fryer. I have used (and shared) countless techniques, and couldn’t way to try out this totally new-to-me method. Beer. Yes, beer. Gluten aside I don’t drink the stuff, […]

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BBQ Pulled Pork Potato Skins

November 3, 2017

Sometimes I feel like I’m feeding three children rather than two; my husband is a bit particular and not afraid to let me know just how strongly he feels about certain foods. For example, he has made his (negative) thoughts on pulled pork and similar BBQ recipes rather well known. Often. Without prompting. The thing […]

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Grain-Free M&M Cookies

November 2, 2017

Okay, let’s be honest here. I’m not one to buy M&Ms. As I bake and type, however, it’s the day after Halloween and we have quite the plentiful stash of candy on hand. And while I don’t raid my kids’ stash or let them gorge themselves into a sugar coma, I do accept that the […]

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Gluten-Free Spinach & Artichoke Dip

October 31, 2017

Spinach and artichoke dip is a kind of funny food. I’ve loved it since I was a kid, when I enjoyed neither spinach nor artichokes on their own. While my palate has since evolved, I now have a husband and children who are not huge fans of either main component. They too, however, share a […]

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Gluten-Free Apple Cider Cupcakes

October 27, 2017

The other weekend my daughter was in the mood to be cupcakes; I “helped” her by giving her some gluten-free flour and a few tips for how to adapt a standard recipe to be gluten-free. I then felt immense guilt when her resulting cakes didn’t rise well and were literally hard as rocks. It’s not […]

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Sausage, Spinach & Polenta Skillet

October 25, 2017

When time is of the essence to get dinner on the table on weeknights, I love the convenience of packaged polenta. It’s an easy and healthy gluten-free replacement for pasta in casseroles and other Italian-inspired dishes. I love this one in particular as it’s a foolproof way to get my kids (and husband!) to eat […]

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Cheeseburger Skillet

October 20, 2017

I came up with this dish because I realized I hadn’t pulled out my spiralizer in a while, and wanted to come up with something a little more creative than the traditional zucchini “noodles.” I’ve purchased butternut squash and sweet potato noodles at Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s and thought I’d try to make my […]

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Instant Pot Adobe Chicken

October 18, 2017

I have found a lot of great Instant Pot recipes on various blogs and websites, but only recently have I noticed the “wonder pot” being covered in mainstream media. I adapted this dinner from Food Network, tweaking it to make it gluten-free and a little cleaner. While I did use chicken legs as called for […]

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Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

October 16, 2017

  Every time my kids and husband see a spaghetti squash on the counter, I undoubtedly receive some kind of highly unsolicited and very whiny feedback. Apparently they are not the hugest fans of the big yellow beast, and think if they keep letting my know just how they feel I’ll stop preparing it. As […]

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White Chicken & Apple Chili

October 13, 2017

Truth be told, “white” chili isn’t really white. They’re frankly quite difficult to photograph as they’re more of a muddy light brown in color, but I do understand the importance of distinguishing between them and the traditional red-based variety. I’ve tried my family out many different variations of white chicken chili, and they’ve always been […]

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