Think green cheese enchiladas but instead of using gluten free rice tortillas, you use rice and add zucchini! Plus, rather than loading the casserole with cheese, I made a mornay sauce requiring much less cheese. Simple delicous!
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Flavored with garlic and thyme, this combination of ingredients is incredible. It will convert any kale hater! The sweetness of the sweet potatoes, caramelized onions, and balsamic vinegar couple with garlic and the spice of pepper, salt, and thyme all hide the fact that you eating kale. They all contribute to the complex flavors. Yet, the ingredients are so basic. Serve this dish warm, at room temperature, or chilled.
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I recently found a bunch of arugula growing in my garden that sprouted up from last year, I decided to make a salad to use it up. Well, I have found a new love, arugula salad! Arugula is slightly peppery. So, adding sweet grapes, red grapes for color, and a sweet and tangy salad dressing, really balances out the flavors. Then, when you throw in the three different textures, arugula, grapes, and candied pecans, you have yourself a sensation! Continue reading “Arugula Salad with Grapes & Candied Pecans with Maple Vinaigrette”
This is my new holiday brussels sprouts recipe. It contains Christmas colors and flavors, yet it is so easy to make. If you don’t have an oven available, make them in a skillet. They’re delicious either way. Continue reading “Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Pecans”
Do you buy candied ginger only to find it hard as a rock the next time you need some? I sure do! Making your own is easy and saves money. It stores in its own syrup for many months or you can drain them and roll them in sugar. This recipe makes the best-tasting candied ginger using the least amount of ingredients. Continue reading “How to Make Candied Ginger”
Caramelizing onions is easy. It just takes time. Learn the tips to making caramelized onions at home. Eating out is not the only answer. Use caramelized onions in quiches, omelets, soup, warm sandwiches, potato salad, and casseroles, to name a few. Continue reading “Caramelizing Onions”
You may have seen my Low-Carb Gluten Free Roasted Breaded Cauliflower Recipe. In this new recipe, I thought, “Be damned a little more carbs! Using cauliflower in a side dish is low in carbs already!” I boosted the protein a little and instead of using Kraft canister Parmesan, I used fresh Parmigiano Reggiano. Oh my! What a difference these two changes made! It’s addictive!
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Not only learn how to cook spaghetti squash (aka vegetable spaghetti), but also how to easily cut it in half. You don’t need to buy any fancy spiral machine to substitute spaghetti squash for pasta. It’s naturally gluten free and easily shreds with a fork. Mix in your favorite sauce or top with butter or margarine. Then season as desired. Continue reading “Spaghetti Squash Recipe”