Garlic Green Beans :: Gluten-Free

These green beans are a weekly staple in my diet. Quick, easy and delicious! Garlic Green Beans {Gluten-Free} green beans (1 handful per person) olive oil McCormick’s garlic salt Rinse green beans and cut off ends, if desired. Boil 5 cups of water in a medium pot {larger if making 6-plus servings}. Place green beans… {read more}

Avocado Hummus :: Gluten-Free

I love hummus and avocados. Combining them for a snack or lunch was a fun and delicious treat! Avocado Hummus {Gluten-Free} 15 oz garbanzo beans (chick peas) 1 large avocado 1 lime (juice) 1 tbsp tahini 4 garlic cloves 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/4 cup olive oil Rinse the garbanzo beans and place… {read more}

Simple Salad :: Gluten-Free

This simple salad has been my go-to salad recipe {and lunch} for many years! I enjoy the fresh ingredients and ease of changing the extras up while still complimenting the dressing. Simple Salad {Gluten-Free} romaine lettuce (torn into pieces) olive oil white wine vinegar McCormick’s garlic salt with parsley grape tomatoes (quartered) cucumber (sliced and… {read more}

Pizzelles :: Gluten-Free

As far back as I can remember, my father has always made homemade pizzelles for Christmas. They are an annual treat that everyone in my family looks forward to. When I learned gluten needed to be omitted from my diet, I was a little crushed giving up the homemade pizzelles when Christmas arrived. This past… {read more}

Sautéed Chicken and Kale :: Gluten-Free

Lunchtime on Tuesday rolled around rather quickly. While rummaging around, trying to decide what to eat, I began pulling items out of the refrigerator to see what I had. My little cooking experiment turned out to be quite tasty and fresh! I may add chopped onions next time :) Sautéed Chicken and Kale {Gluten-Free} 1… {read more}

Chicken Tortilla Soup :: Gluten-Free

I absolutely love tortilla soup and this recipe is one of my favorites! Easy to make and very flavorful! Chicken Tortilla Soup {Gluten-Free} 2 chicken breasts (1 lb) olive oil (optional) salt and pepper (optional) 14 oz chicken broth 14.5 oz diced southwestern style tomatoes 1/2 to 1 tsp Mexican-style chili powder (the more you… {read more}

Baked Acorn Squash :: Gluten-Free

I have enjoyed acorn squash in three different homes, all gluten-free, and each one prepared almost the same as the other! Acorn squash is a great side dish or a nice warm snack. Baked Acorn Squash {Gluten-Free} 1 acorn squash (cut in half) olive oil butter brown sugar Preheat oven to 400* (Fahrenheit). Remove the… {read more}

Greek Yogurt Smoothie :: Gluten-Free

I find smoothies to be a great breakfast or afternoon snack. After trying several mixtures, I have settled on this greek yogurt smoothie as my favorite. I am not a huge fan of yogurt, but my body does love it, so I try to eat one serving each day. Greek Yogurt Smoothie {Gluten-Free} 6 oz…. {read more}

Gluten-Free Journey

About three years ago, I decided to make a lifestyle change due to a few unexplained health issues. My main ailments revolved around chronic inflammation in my body and joints, as well as unresolved gastrointestinal issues, despite numerous tests and procedures. My first step was to move to a modified paleo diet. I say modified… {read more}