Winter Pomegranate and Tangerine Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

This salad could change your life!  Case in point - my husband.  Before Nate and I were married, Nate ate salads consisting of iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, chickpeas, and NO dressing.  Yuck - that doesn't even sound good to me!  After infusing a little creativity and flavor into his lifeless salad, I made a salad lover out of him.  And it all started with a salad just like this one.  Life changing, I tell ya....more
This combination sounds delicious and it does seem to be husband approved, sweet!more

Flaxseed Egg Replacer

Baking without eggs is really challenging, but Flaxseed eggs can replace them in baked goods. I only use them if the recipe only calls for one or two eggs. I haven’t tried replacing three or more eggs with flaxseeds in a recipe. More than three would definitely make a gooey end result. Perhaps you like spoon bread? LOL!...more

Cardamom Spiced Granola

Good morning!  Ah, morning.  Breakfast is absolutely my favorite meal of the day.  And while you're making this granola, I think you'll be hooked too.  The warm, spicy smell of cardamom, cinnamon, and apple cider wafting through your kitchen for hours is enough to become addicted to making this crunchy and slightly sweet granola....more

It's National Chili Day: Celebrate With a REAL Texas Recipe!

How long has it been since you've had a big, thick steaming bowl of REAL Texas chili? Well, that's too long. Here's an easy recipe for the real thing for National Chili Day today!...more
I feel ashamed to say that I de-Texasify my chili every time I make it by using ground meat, ...more

Iron Rich Veggie Beet Root Curry

The Ultimate Money-Saving Tip for Your Gluten-Free Diet

Some feel P.F. Chang's is discriminating against individuals with celiac disease because they charge $1 more per menu item that is prepared gluten-free. Here's what I think about the cost of GF food and the best way to save money....more
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Kielbasa and Kale Soup

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Granola Bars

Hi there!  I'm so glad you stopped by!This is and will probably always be the most tried and true recipe that I will share with you on this little corner of the blogosphere.  That's why it's first!  I've been making this recipe about once every other week for a few years now and we still haven't tired of it....more

5 Ways Paleo Changes Grocery Shopping

I’ve been clean eating for awhile now and playing Paleo on and off (I happen to be strongly "on" now). On a recent grocery store trip, it suddenly occurred to me how shopping for Paleo ingredients has changed my entire grocery experience....more

Gluten-free Crepes with Meyer Lemon Cream

No matter the question, the answer is always Meyer lemon.For example:Q:  What type of lemons are the most delicious?A:  Meyer lemonQ:  What is a good way to squeeze in some vitamin C today?...more