Apple-Butternut Chowder

I’ve done a few pureed squash soup recipes before (Curried Kabocha Squash Stew, The Ultimate Soup ) but every time Fall rolls around, I can’t seem to resist making a new variation on my favorite kind of soup. You just can’t beat a  bowl of warm and comforting winter squash soup!...more

Pumpkin Pie French Toast

While some people may  think that that it’s not acceptable to eat pie for breakfast, if you transform the pie into french toast, I think it becomes a totally reasonable breakfast meal. This amazing French toast recipe has all the wonderful components of pumpkin pie layered between two pieces of delicious gluten free french toast. The “crust” of the pie is created by coating the French toast in puffed rice  cereal that becomes perfectly toasted in the skillet....more

Petite Thanksgiving Cassoulet

The Petite Thanksgiving Cassoulet is an absolutely delightful dish that contains all of the best Thanksgiving flavors layered together into one easy to make entrée. The first layer of this irresistible mini casserole is a tasty combination of pumpkin and lentils with a dash of spice....more

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding is a classic British dessert that doesn’t actually involve pudding. Instead, this delicious dessert is comprised of a very moist cake that’s filled with dates and drenched in a gooey toffee sauce. I first sampled this decadent dish while in York, England and loved it so much that I was inspired to create my own version. My recipe for Sticky Toffee Pudding still involves a date cake smothered in a gooey sauce but it also contains a few ingredients that you won’t find in the traditional pudding such as grated carrots, almond milk, and oats....more

CranApple Jam

Inspired by my love of cranberry sauce, CranApple Jam is an amazing new way to enjoy all of the fresh cranberries that are currently in season.  For this easy to make dish, cranberries and apples are slowly simmered until thickened, then finished with a dash of orange zest for a perfectly delectable result. The sweet apples are the perfect complement to the tart cranberries and since both fruits are naturally high in pectin, the jam comes together in minutes. CranApple JamGluten Free...more

Pumpkin Splendor Bread

By this point, I think it should be pretty obvious that I love any recipe that uses pumpkin-it’s just a delightfully creamy addition to almost any dish. Despite having made countless pumpkin recipes, this irresistible Fall-inspired bread might just be my favorite! The delectable Pumpkin Splendor bread is jam packed with pumpkin and complementing flavors such as carrot, ginger, and cinnamon. To make this tasty quick bread, simply mix the dry ingredients, then mix in the wet ingredients, and pour into a loaf pan....more

Twice Baked Acorn Squash

Twice Baked Acorn Squash is the epitome of creamy and delightful comfort food. Perfect for cool Fall weather, this dish is made of a roasted acorn squash that’s overflowing  with tasty ingredients from cheese to mushrooms to lentils. The recipe does take a little time to assemble, but it’s not difficult and is worth a few extra minutes. To enjoy this amazing dish the first step is to halve the squash and place it in the oven to roast until perfectly golden and fork tender. While the squash is roasting, a delicious sauteed vegetable mixture is prepared....more

Orange Chipotle Jicama Salad

Often described as the Mexican turnip, the sweet and starchy jicama is a versatile vegetable that can be used in all sorts of recipes from salads to stews. While it is more common to eat jicama raw, for this salad I decided to roast the root vegetable to bring out even more of it’s natural sweetness. The base of the salad is made of roasted jicama along with a few other Mexican inspired roasted vegetables like pinto beans, corn, and poblano peppers....more

Banana Fudge Muffins

The combination of chocolate and banana in baked goods may not be revolutionary but these Banana Fudge Muffins are pretty special. The wonderfully  decadent and delicious muffins taste  phenomenal but they are actually quite low in calories and fat , in addition to being free of all gluten and dairy products.  These easy to make treats composed of a rich chocolate batter ad tasty mashed bananas taste great any time of the day of from breakfast to dessert. Banana Fudge Muffins...more

Sesame-Soy Noodle Stir Fry

The sesame-soy noodle is an amazing dish that packs a ton of delightful of flavorful ingredients into one skillet. First, simply stir fry a tasty combination of vegetables for a few minutes just tender. Next, combine the vegetables with the gluten free noodles and the delectable sesame-soy sauce. Finally, the finishing touch is a delicious egg on top. There’s need to worry about getting another pan dirty though, the egg is baked right on top of the noodles and vegetables in the oven. It doesn’t get much easier than that! ...more