Category: Appetizers

Grain Free Spinach Tortillas

A few weeks ago I tried to make the plain tortillas on the back of the Otto’s Cassava Flour bag, they were really dry and I had to keep adding liquid. The final product was stiff and not so appetizing. This time I tried more…

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…

Terrine de Foies de Volaille

Or in other words…Chicken Liver Pate Now don’t freak out. Chicken liver is delicious! I have a deep love for chicken liver. I like calves liver, but in my opinion it can’t hold a candle to chicken liver. There are a couple of different “traditional” ways to…

Oven Fried Zucchini with Homemade Pizza Sauce

This recipe has been floating around Facebook for a while now. I’m a fan of pretty much anything fried (who isn’t?) so I thought I’d tweak it and give it a try. I would change two basic things the next time I make it: #1….

Sit And Have Lunch With Me, And I’ll Give You An Update!

I’ve missed you! Every time I try to bake you something wonderful, or even sit down with a few Fall photos to say hello, something else calls for my attention. But a girl has to eat lunch, right? This gives me the perfect opportunity…

Herb Cheese Logs

Guess what? You can freeze goat cheese. Who knew? I had no idea. According to the internet, soft cheeses freeze quite well, actually. This opens up all kinds of ideas for different types of goat and sheep’s milk cheeses. This cheese is mild and delicious. Not overly…