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The Weekly Menu Feb 15, 2016

The weekly menu Feb 15 is ready! So I’ve finished up my third week back at school online at Johns Hopkins University. And it has been a little overwhelming at times getting my bearings but also wonderful.  Really wonderful. Because I like to learn and it’s all about learning something new – especially now since my brain is truly working again and the fog has...

southwestern steak salad

The Weekly Menu Jan 25, 2016

Hello friends!  Time for the weekly menu Jan 25, 2016.  We are having a good start to the new year. Hope you had a good week and great start to the new year, too! There was a period of my life that I was in a very bad place after my mom’s passing but before the toxic mold exposure.  Although I was in grad school...

New Year and Food Choices in 2016

Happy New Year and Food Choices in 2016!!! Wishing everyone a happy, healthy and bountiful 2016! New Year’s Day for Brett & me is all about football (because yesterday wasn’t enough) and eating “traditional foods” for good luck, health and prosperity! Black-eyed pea salad = good luck Greens = money and prosperity Pork/crumbled bacon = progress We’ve been making black-eyed pea dishes for New Year’s Day...

BBQ Chicken tacos made healthier using clean ingredients

The Gluten Free Weekly Menu Dec 14

Happy Holidays Hope you’re having happy healthy holidays! This week’s gluten free weekly menu for Dec 14 is pretty simple and easy because, well you know how this time of year can be.  I’m going to try to put a new spin on some older recipes. I found a vegan cheese from Field Roast Chao that is made with a coconut base and fermented tofu....

NOLA Chicken Andouille Sausage Gumbo

It’s Gumbo Time! There are lots of different gumbos in this world and every one of them is special with its own unique story. My favorite is chicken andouille sausage gumbo! The roux is what gumbos have in common. A roux is made with almost any type of fat and flour in equal parts – some cooked to a light blond, medium peanut butter brown...

The Gluten Free Weekly Menu Nov 30

It’s time for the weekly menu Nov 30.  And like that we are heading into December! I can’t believe how fast this year has gone by.  It’s been a little strange keeping track of time via these gluten free weekly menus, but they have been so good for reducing my stress and anxiety about what to make for dinner. We’ve come a long way with...

The Gluten Free Weekly Menu Oct 26

Tourist in My Own Town Hi everyone! Hope you had a great week.  Time for the weekly menu Oct 26 edition! Well our little staycation has come to an end since the husband’s project starts up again this week, but it has been a lot of fun. We even made it out to the Zilker Botanical Gardens last week. There were so many steps to...

Sweet Potato Casserole Mini Muffins

So we are throwing a drinks & appetizer link party to celebrate the cookbook release of The Casual Veggie Cookbook (no longer available for purchase). This is a round up of some amazing new ideas and bonus recipes for autumn and the upcoming holidays from the awesome contributing food bloggers.  Check out all the links below for some great fall ideas. So for our party I’m...

Gluten-free, Dairy-Free Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad with Fried Rice Noodles

A delicious salad full of nutrients and dietary fiber and dressed with a gluten-free, dairy-free Asian sauce.  You can easily make the fried rice noodles, too! Asian Chicken Salad You know I love a salad piled high with veggies! I really think it is the best way to fill my body with nutrients, minerals and all the goodies you get from fresh veggies. And I’m...