Banana Bread (Grain Free)

Banana Bread is one of my all time favorite desserts, especially on Christmas morning. I have a strong memory of eating banana bread one Christmas morning and it’s just kind of stuck with me. love the flavor and sweetness of the bananas, the moist texture of the bread, and the crunch of the walnuts. It’s…

Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Ingredients 3 cups chicken broth 1 can coconut milk 1 can peas, drained 2 carrots, sliced 2 stalks celery, sliced 1 russet potato, diced 1 onion, diced 4 cups shredded chicken 1 tsp pepper 2 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp lemon juice 1 sprig fresh thyme, plucked 1 sprig fresh rosemary, plucked Parsley (optional) Olive…

Latkes (Gluten Free)

In our house, we celebrate both Hanukkah and Christmas, and it’s not Hanukkah without some good old latkes. These crispy fried potato fritters are a thing of beauty; often served with sour cream, applesauce, and cinnamon sugar they are a unique, yet simplistic item to serve. Id never had a latke until my husband made…

Kitchen Holiday Gift Guide 2019

By now you’re all shopping for the holidays, and maybe by now you aren’t sure what to get that special home chef in your life? Gifting can be a tough one, so i’ve gathered up a small list of my favorite kitchen gadgets—things I use on a weekly basis to cook, some to read, and…

Sausage Balls (Gluten Free)

It is not the holidays without sausage balls. They have been a staple at Christmas time in my family as long as I can remember, mostly because I used to always request them from my mother. And they always seemed to be served at the holiday parties we went to; one way or the other…

Hazlenut Toffee Bark

Around the holidays, it can be hard to not be able to tolerate refined sugars and at first I really missed a lot of my old holiday favorites. But once I discovered I could tolerate coconut sugar and honey, I had to put together a toffee bar to replace the old beloved favorite for this…

Day After Turkey Pot Pie (Grain Free)

Thanksgiving comes just once a year, but the turkey usually lasts a few days. And its hard to want to eat turkey at every meal for days following turkey day. But put it in a pot pie? With some leftover turkey stock and drippings, some of those leftover carrots and celery you have lying around…

Moroccan Braised Beef & Chickpeas

Let me start by saying, this is probably my favorite meal of all time. Since I first made it, it’s been in a place of honor in my stomach (heart). It’s not a weeknight dinner, it’s the kind of slow cooked divinity you make on the weekend while you’re home (maybe it’s raining out) so…

Garlic Ginger Asparagus w/ Tahini Lemon Sauce

Ah , asparagus, the vegetable I used to turn my nose up at. Now, one of my favorite veggies to whip up. I like my asparagus roasted with a nice char at the tops, but still with some bite at the bottom. This asparagus is brightened with the addition of some fresh ginger and the…

Mississippi Pot Roast

I know what you’re thinking. Does the world need another pot roast recipe? And the answer is yes and it’s this one. You’ve probably seen the phrase “Mississippi Pot Roast” thrown around a lot on Pinterest. And you know, I’m not really sure what the history is behind it or if it is in fact…