Question: What is Easter without deviled eggs? Answer: Better, if you serve deviled avocado eggs! Avocado is a healthy fat. You can use it to substitute some of all of the mayonnaise usually used in deviled egg recipes. If you’re an avocado lover, you have to try it! For something new and to kick things up a bit, cut the eggs so that they stand vertically instead of horizontally. Continue reading Deviled Avocado Eggs
Not everyone heals by going gluten-free alone. If your symptoms persist, try going dairy-free as well. Using this dairy free ricotta cheese recipe is a step in the right direction. I tested this recipe alongside real ricotta cheese and the only difference was that the homemade version had a little more flavor to it. It’s … Continue reading Homemade Dairy Free Ricotta Cheese Recipe (Gluten Free)
They say that cauliflower is the new kale for 2016. I don’t know about that, but I do know that it is the perfect substitute for high carb starches like rice and potatoes. This roasted cauliflower dish is the low-carb replacement for high-carb gluten-free breaded cauliflower. It’s not full of starch but provides the same … Continue reading Low-Carb Gluten-Free Breaded Cauliflower
One of my Facebook followers requested a recipe for a sweet and sticky chicken kebab / kabob marinade. Honey or sugar and some liquid can create stickiness, but honey or agave is the best. Gluten-free barbecue sauce would also work if that’s all you have on hand. However, honey or honey and mustard are awesome. It’s … Continue reading Gluten Free Chicken Kebabs – Kabobs with Honey Marinade
I discovered how to make mayonnaise much faster than traditional methods. I’ve tried using a high-powered mixer and food processor in the past, but they are extremely slow compared to this method. Using an immersion blender is the key! There are infinite variation possibilities. See the “Tips” section for suggestions.
Atkin shakes do not contain any gluten (wheat, rye or barley). They do, however, contain cross-contamination of gluten from their factory. Therefore, they are not labeled gluten free. This led me to develop a gluten free atkins shake recipe that is also dairy and soy-free. I hope you find it helpful. I included the carb … Continue reading Copycat Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Atkins Shake Recipe
Up to a few years ago, I was making a homemade almond milk recipe created by Ani Phyo, date sweetened almond milk. However, due to its high carbohydrate content, I switched to unsweetened. Recently, I began adding a bit of stevia to the recipe. I finally found a couple of brands that aren’t bitter, NuNaturals … Continue reading Stevia Sweetened Homemade Almond Milk Recipe
I had some leeks in the frig that were crying out, “Use me before I go bad.” You can make this gluten free quiche with crust. However, if you are watching your carbs, skip the crust and just oil the pie dish and bake the filling. The cream, bacon and cheese are low in carbs. The … Continue reading Four-Cheese Gluten Free Quiche with Leeks & Bacon
While pitted olives are convenient, these marinated olives with their pits are just a delight. The combination of vinegar and orange juice with the richness of the olives create an incredible flavor.
The summer season is almost over. Now it’s time to lose a few pounds before the holidays hit us hard (at least for me). En papillote is a method of cooking that omits oil and other fats such as butter. Instead, you steam-bake the items, seasonings, and if desired, a small amount of broth or wine, … Continue reading En Papillote: Cooking in Parchment Paper Without Oil