Category: Gluten Free

Comfort, Gluten Free, Healthy, Recipes

Butternut Squash Turkey Chili

This chili recipe combines the best of butternut squash with cinnamon and the spicey, savory flavors of chili powder and cumin. Use half the package of ground turkey to make the Turkey Meatball recipe. Many of the ingredients are similar so this is the perfect recipe pair to prepare in a single afternoon. This recipe […]

Gluten Free, Healthy, Recipes, Vegan

Lemon Myrtle, Pear and Arugula Salad

When I visited my niece in Melbourne, Australia, she prepared this salad for me and it was spectacular. In fact the entire meal was wonderful and she cooked and assembled everything in the small kitchen of her historic home. The star of this recipe is Lemon Myrtle. Lemon Myrtle is an Australian super food. It […]

Comfort, Gluten Free, Healthy, Recipes

Spicy Black Bean Saute

Expand the variety in your menu plan by adding legumes. These include lentils, black beans, kidney beans, peas, chickpeas, soybeans, navy beans and peanuts. They are an excellent source of vitamin B, fiber and protein. If you are considering a planted based diet, then you must use legumes to round out your nutrition. This Black […]

Comfort, Gluten Free, Healthy, Recipes

Lentil Stew

My grandmother smothered lentils with carrots, brown sugar and cinnamon. That’s the way I learned to love lentils but not so good for a healthy start the year right diet plan. The dish was creamy, savory and delicious. Here’s one of my healthy lentil recipes. And by the way, a tablespoon of cooked lentils has […]

Gluten Free, Healthy, Recipes

Tarragon Salmon

Salmon is easy to prepare for two or a crowd. My Tarragon Salmon is a weekly go to; we can’t get enough of it. Make more than you need and use the extra to “Quick Start” Salmon Salad or Salmon Cakes. One serving of salmon has 235 nutritious calories with iron, potassium and healthy, omega-3 […]

Comfort, Gluten Free, Healthy, Recipes

Fish Soup

When you visit the fresh fish market or the fish market in your local grocery store you may find both Atlantic and Pacific cod. Atlantic cod is slightly sweet and Pacific cod is a bit more savory in flavor. Both are delicious and are culinary favorites around the globe. Sometimes you will find “Captain’s Cut.” […]

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Wilted Kale and Golden Beet Salad

For the next month or so I will be posting my Get Healthy recipe series. This recipe incorporates kale, shredded golden beets and mashed avocado with a splash of apple cider vinegar and a sprinkle of cilantro. I paired it with a tall glass of water and lime. This recipe serves one. So healthy with […]

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Shredded Cabbage and Carrot Salad

As promised, I’m including a recipe series focusing on healthy eating in the New Year. Let’s call this the “Good for You” series. For these recipes, I’ll include the nutrition information and calorie count. I wanted to call this healthy coleslaw but my husband says coleslaw must have mayo. One cup of traditional coleslaw has […]

Comfort, Gluten Free, Healthy, Recipes

Eggplant Casserole

Eggplant is not only gorgeous but also full of vitamins, fiber and nutrients that are good for your heart, bones and brain. At only 35 calories per cup it also a good option for a weight management program. Eggplant contains flavonoids giving them their luscious purple color. Flavonoids are attributed to reducing cancer, heart disease, […]

Gluten Free, Healthy, Vegan

Kale & Strawberry Smoothie

Our bodies need carbohydrates, fat and protein to function. This delicious and nutritious smoothie provides so many benefits. Breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, it fills the vitamin funnel to the brim; kale, too many nutrients to count, strawberries full of Vitamin C, bananas plenty of Vitamin B-6, round it off with cashews to provide protein […]