Tagged: feed the gut bugs

Cayenne Date Nectar Sautéed Carrots

Trying Something New I was sent a few types of products from D’Vash Organics to try. They sent me a date nectar, date syrup, sweet potato nectar, and this cayenne date nectar. It is gluten-free, vegan, paleo, organic and non-GMO. The only thing that they asked in return was an Instagram story share. Which I did. But I really liked these products so I wanted...

Sorghum Millet Banana Muffins

These gluten-free and vegan banana muffins are made with organic coconut sugar, smashed ripe bananas, avocado oil, applesauce, cinnamon, millet flour and sorghum flour. Homemade Muffins We love making homemade muffins around here because you can control all the ingredients that go into them. And banana muffins are definitely a favorite. Some of my early recipes were for banana oat muffins made with Better Batter...

Favorite Kale Salads & Dressings

Getting Creative with Kale & Balsamic Vinegar For Christmas one year, we received a basket full of balsamic vinegars and infused olive oils (they were all gluten-free) from Con’ Olio Oils & Vinegar located here in Austin. I was so excited because I just love salads!  And we’ve had a great time experimenting with kale and pairing the various vinegars with the different types of fruit,...

gluten-free, dairy-free "beef" stroganoff

Gluten-free Dairy-free “Beef” Stroganoff

This easy one pot dish for gluten-free dairy-free “beef” stroganoff is made with gluten-free pasta, lean ground turkey and all the traditional flavors. Gluten-free Dairy-free “Beef” Stroganoff One of my favorite dishes growing up was beef stroganoff.  I used to beg my mom to make if for dinner.  I think she used to make it with french onion soup mix and sour cream.  I’m not...

Summer Salad with Peach Balsamic Vinegar

Summer Salads One of my favorite gifts from my in-laws back in the day, was alot of the most delicious balsamic vinegars and olive oils from Con’ Olio! We made a ton of really great salads when I was into eating alot of kale salads! And lately, I’ve been on the hunt for some really good vinegars again, because all we feel like eating right...

Sorghum Millet Apricot Raspberry Muffins

These delicious healthy gluten-free and dairy-free apricot raspberry muffins are made with coconut sugar, olive oil, sweet white sorghum and millet flour. Sorghum Millet Muffins I love baking muffins with sorghum and millet flours. The combo made wonderful spiced zucchini muffins and banana muffins that were gluten and dairy free! This time we are changing out the fruit and trying it with raspberries and apricots...

Greek Salad with Homemade Dressing

Greek Salad & Homemade Dressing

For the Love of Salads! I eat a lot of salads for lunch. Usually, I incorporate leftovers like the PF Chang lettuce wrap mixture into an Asian salad or left-over taco meat into a taco salad, but my absolute favorite is a Greek salad! Check out this round up of 14 super delicious and nutritious salads from the blog.  Eating a ton of vegetables is...

Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup

This chicken tortilla soup is made with roasted peppers, lots of garlic, and seasoned salt for deeper flavors.  It is dairy-free and gluten-free. Ahhhh, chicken tortilla soup. Where do I begin? To use one of my dad’s favorite words – I am somewhat of a chicken tortilla soup “connoisseur”.  I have probably ordered it at every Mexican restaurant or hotel that I’ve been to since...

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing Spinach salad is a great way to eat lots of fresh spinach!  And even better when tossed in this delicious warm bacon dressing from Alton Brown. Bacon Bacon makes everything better, right (uncured, nitrate-, nitrite-free bacon, of course)!  For this salad the bacon fat is reserved to make the vinaigrette.   There are a couple ways to cook the bacon....

Chipotle Curry Chicken Salad

Chipotle Curry Chicken Salad Just a few simple ingredients can make such a flavorful and easy dinner.   We’ve been making a version of this for years with mayo, curry powder and cayenne pepper added to Granny Smith apples, toasted pecans, celery, dried cranberries and cooked chicken. It’s spicy and sweet and Brett really loves it. Besides prep, the only thing that really takes time...