Recipes

BBQ Chicken Salad with Avocado Lime Dressing

    If you follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram you may have noticed that we were featured on San Diego Living again on Monday. We always have so much fun doing that! Click here to watch if you missed us. We made three different kinds of lunchables as part of a back to school segment and they were a hit. We ...

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Easy Tamale Pie: Gluten-free and Dairy-free

A few years ago, I made a version of tamale pie where I made tamale dough and put something in the middle (honest, I can’t remember; it might have been chili inside). I’m not sure why that went out of my rotation. More recently, I made a tamale pie as more of an experiment with black beans and salsa on ...

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4 Ingredient Vegan Ice Cream Sandwiches

I’ve been going through an (unplanned) dessert recipe detox since the launch of my dessert cookbook earlier this year. It’s not that I’ve been avoiding desserts, I just haven’t been interested in making them as much. But, realizing that the last sweet treat I shared with you was this Cherry Chunk Protein Ice Cream on June 18, I knew that something had to be ...

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Gluten Free / Dairy Free High Protein “Banilla” Breakfast Smoothie

Kids love this creamy delicious high protein “banilla” smoothie. There’s a lot of nutritional value in this 5-minute busy morning gluten and dairy free smoothie. Use a frozen banana for extra creamy texture. Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 cups unsweetened dairy free milk substitute – (Use your favorite. Mine is light coconut milk.) 2 ounces dairy free ...

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Sweet Summer Salmon Recipe

It’s been a hot summer these past few days in NY. When the heat is beaming, one of my favorite kinds of meals to enjoy is fish on the grill because it doesn’t leave me feeling heavy. To me, summer is all about enjoying fresh ingredients. Fruit and veggies are at their prime and I always look forward to the ...

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Gluten Free Rice Crispie Square Recipe

Gluten-free rice crispie squares are fast, easy and oh, so familiar- a gluten-free kid’s favorite recipe. Make a batch to take along to sporting events, for sleep-overs or pack a bag for road trips. Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients:

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Gluten-Free Stuffed Turkey Burgers

While watching The Chew on ABC one day, Mario Batali’s sons gave me a fantastic idea. They had made “Pocket Burgers,” which is a hamburger with the toppings inside of the burger. WHY HAVEN’T I EVER THOUGHT TO DO THIS BEFORE? I made a version of their recipe that is somewhat healthier using ground turkey instead of beef, plus this nifty recipe for Tomato Chutney. Gluten-Free Stuffed Turkey ...

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Crust-less Quiche Recipe (37 Cooks)

The second entry into the 37 Cooks and Sciabica Olive Oil challenge is a crust-less and veggie filled quiche. This can easily be made in a large baking dish, pie dish, or individual ramekins. Quiche is another one of those “blank canvases” that I love because you can add any ingredient that you want.  Quiche is perfect for

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Tofu and Cheese Quesadillas

I have to say that my husband is one brilliant chef. I love him. He always does the complicated yummy dishes, but sometimes it is simple and delightful. These quesadillas were just that – simple and delightful. These savory quesadillas were so good and the Daiya cheese made them perfect! Ingredients: 1 package of corn tortillas 1 package of mozzarella ...

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