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Roasted Carrot Salad – Healthy Gluten Free Side Dish

I love roasting almost all vegetables. It seems to bring out the natural sweetness in them.  If your kids don’t like veggies, try roasting them.  You may be surprised to find out how much they enjoy them.  This Roasted Carrot salad is super easy to make and so delicious.  Your family will ask for it …

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Japanese Fruit Plate – Healthy Gluten Free Dessert

We had an Asian dinner party recently, and I wanted to end the meal with something light that would finish off the exotic Asian flavors in clean manner. But I still wanted my guests to think of this as a lovely dessert.   I came up with this Japanese fruit plate and they loved it! This …

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Today’s Featured Recipe: Gluten Free Treat – Pão de Queijo

It’s featured recipe time.  This one comes from my friend who used to blog at an international recipe site called Molly Mel.   Regina is a fabulous cook and many of her recipes are Brazilian in nature.  Most are easy to do and look just delicious. Regina submitted this gluten free treat called Pão de Queijo.  …

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Baked Salmon with Maple Syrup and Mustard

This recipe for baked salmon combines the sweetness of maple syrup with the tanginess of a whole grain mustard for a lovely flavor. Baking fish gives you a wonderfully moist and delicious texture to the finished dish. One serving of salmon has about 200 calories. It’s very low in saturated fat and a wonderful source …

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Stuffed Portobello Mushroom with Kale and Quinoa

Mmmm mmmm – one of my favorite dishes – a stuffed portobello mushroom recipe.  It’s a great side dish and a staple of vegetarian diets.   This recipe features another healthy vegetarian staple – kale and a gluten free grain substitute – quinoa. I also used sliced shallots, red peppers, and parsley for this recipe. Stuffed …

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Pollo A La Crema Recipe – Mexican Delight

This Mexican inspired recipe for Pollo a la Crema features chicken breasts in a crema sauce with mushrooms and sautéed green peppers.  It is rich and creamy with a spicy sauce. When my husband and I eat out at our favorite Mexican restaurant, pollo a la crema is always a popular choice. Would you like …

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Home made Giardiniera Mix

This recipe for home made giardiniera mix is sure to become a favorite. The recipe features crisp, zesty pickled vegetables with garlic and chili peppers in cider vinegar. Giardiniera makes a lovely side dish to accompany sandwiches and wraps. It’s great to add to tacos and works beautifully on an antipasto platter. Home made Giardiniera …

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