Category: Sides

Stray Thought Thursday ~ A Big Salad A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

How’s your vegetable intake? Better than it used to be? Freaking fabulous? Or are you having a hard time trying to train yourself to like vegetables? (Purple cauliflower. Eat colors!) Sometimes when we have to change our diets, or even when we choose to…

Gluten Free Dinner Rolls

These gluten free and dairy free rolls are my all time favorite! Everything about them from texture to taste is perfect thanks to My Gluten Free Kitchen. I’ve been using Michelle’s recipe for several years and it never disappoints! They are delicious with dairy free…

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

This casserole is very easy to make and you can use any combination of cheeses, herbs, and seasonings you like. I went with goats and sheep’s milk cheeses because cow dairy doesn’t agree with me. I also omitted the typical sour cream in a…

Cherry Fluff Salad

I made this for Christmas with cranberries and with cherries for Easter and it got rave reviews both times. Everyone loves a traditional “fluff” salad that takes us back to holiday meals at Grandma’s house. Cherry Fluff Salad 16 ounces of Pitted Dark Cherries,…

Pomegranate Crunch Salad

Well, in true form I forgot (once again) to take photos of all of the Easter food when it hit the table. I did take some photos as I was going along on IG and did a few Stories, but as for “professionally” staged…

50 Of My Fall Favorites

Cinnamon Spice Crepes with Coconut Sugared Peaches Crepes with Sauteed Bananas & Caramel Sauce Pumpkin Spice Granola with Medjool Dates Maple Almond Raisin Granola Sunday Morning Quiche Coconut Chai Sipping Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Brazilian Iced Coffee  Chocolate Chai Tea Latte Sweet Potato Veggie…

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…

South Of The Border Chicken Burgers with Cilantro Lime Sauce & Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

I sat down the other day and  got myself organized. I don’t know how you feel about organization. For me, it’s imperative. When things get too out of hand, I don’t like it. I’m not one of those who thrives on chaos. An organized…

Instant Pot Spaghetti Sauce & Grain Free Flat Bread

I’ve heard from numerous people that they’re afraid to use their Instant Pot. I can tell you firsthand, there’s nothing scary about using the Instant Pot. It is absolutely SIMPLE! I mean truly, an 8 year old could run it. Seriously people, I’m not…

Simple Roasted Vegetable Lunch

According to Dr. Terry Wahls who healed her Progressive MS with a nutrient dense diet that she specifically designed for her mitochondria and her brain, we should be eating 6-9 cups of leafy greens and colorful vegetables per day. Per DAY. The largest part of…

Kale Chips 2 Ways

Have you ever had a kale chip? They are the most intriguing thing. So feather light, but they pack a crispy, satisfying crunch. You can probably put almost anything you want on them. A variety of oils, herbs, salts, and seasonings. Whatever you like. I…

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…