Category: Appetizers

Life Is Too Short Not To Eat Onion Rings

It turns out that I’m not the only one that needs an onion ring every now and then. For those of us who can’t eat gluten and dairy, craving breaded fried foods can pose a problem. As you already know, that’s my goal here…

Grain Free Mini Focaccia

This is one of my favorite ways to make a really quick focaccia. It’s incredibly easy and they are very tasty. They are the perfectly sized for individual servings and go great with salads and pasta. I even love to pop the leftovers in…

A Big Tight Hug & An Amazing Avocado Dressing

On Monday we found out that my schizophrenic aunt, Nan, had been evicted from her apartment a week prior and had been taken to a shelter by the apartment management. The management had my mother’s phone number in her file and never bothered to…

42 Gluten Free & Dairy Free Super Bowl Celebration Ideas

 We’re so proud of our Seahawk’s and excited that they’ve made it to the Super Bowl for the second year in a row! (photo courtesy of columbian.com) (photo courtesy of imgkid.com) The Seahawk fans, otherwise known as the 12th Man or the 12’s, take a lot…

A Little Story of Love & Some Kick Ass Flatbread Crackers and Dip

Both of the dogs are depressed. Tails are tucked under, ears are floppy, and there has been a lot of napping and sighing going on. Tony took a flight out of town last night and is now in full work and travel mode. The…

Sunday Snackin’

My husband’s work schedule is hectic, so like many people, we cherish the weekends. We try our hardest to set aside time to hike with the dogs, do a little sight-seeing, and most importantly, relax and try to refuel for the week ahead. This…

Lemon Lime Margarita

Ingredients *Makes 2 Margaritas 4 ounces of 1800 Silver Tequila Juice of 1/2 Lime 6 ounces of Limeade (I used Santa Cruz Organic Limeade) Ice San Pellegrino Limonata Sparkling Lemon Shaker Kosher Salt Sugar True Lime Crystallized Lime Mix a few Tablespoons of kosher…