Lemon Butter Bundt Cake
Jul29

Lemon Butter Bundt Cake

Lemon Butter Bundt Cake (gluten free, dairy free, soy free) I cannot believe how soft, moist and rich with butter flavor and real lemon, this cake turned out.  It is even more unbelievable that it’s Gluten free, Dairy free and Soy free yet so decadent and easy to make.  I have made a few of these this week and I will have to wait to make desserts for a while. No joke.  My hubby and I can eat a whole cake in under a day.  I try...

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Cleaning Out The Pantry
Jul25

Cleaning Out The Pantry

Yes, it is that time for me.  My bi-annual cleaning of the pantry.  Since I have been baking and cooking a lot more, I need to reorganize some things.  It has been a long process for me to slowly purchase things I think will help me to better store and see what I have on hand.  Hopefully resulting in less waste, both food wise and in the pocket book. I have purchased a bunch of OXO containers that I love but then realized, very...

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Simple Granola
Jul22

Simple Granola

       I think I am more in love with granola now than I have ever been.   I ran out of granola again and looked into my pantry and saw there were a few things that were about to expire in the next month or so; shredded sweetened coconut, pecans, and almonds were all part of the pack.  I checked my maple syrup in the fridge after our Sunday Gluten free Pancakes and that was on its way out as well.  How fortuitous, I thought to...

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Gluten Free Breading Mix
Jul17

Gluten Free Breading Mix

Gluten Free Breading Mix   This breading recipe is very versatile as you will see as I post future recipes.  I use it in my burgers, meatloaf, meatballs, and with many more entrees.  A base of almonds and gluten free oats with herbs and spices all processed in one container.  Super easy and convenient when you are trying to cook a healthy meal in a hurry.  Try in place of bread crumbs in some of your recipes and let me know what...

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Grilled Burgers
Jul17

Grilled Burgers

Grilled Burgers       Helpful grilling tips with an easy and delicious Gluten-free Burger recipe.  I know what you are thinking, girls can’t grill.  Honestly, I hope you are not thinking this, but sadly many women feel this way.  Well I am the griller in my house, although my hubby does grill salmon exquisitely.  Remind me to post his recipe for salmon, I know I got distracted.  Anywhoo…so I use my Gluten Free...

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Salted Watermelon Cooler
Jul08

Salted Watermelon Cooler

Salted Watermelon Mint Cooler   Refreshing and cool with a different twist.  The sweetness from the melon combined with the contrast of the lemon and salt really brings out the flavor of the mint and watermelon.                                         It takes me back to being a kid in the summertime.  For some reason I have had a low sodium...

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Fourth of July
Jul04

Fourth of July

  I cannot believe it is the middle of summer already.  I feel like I missed spring and it is almost fall.  Time really flies.  Today is a very special day, it is the day our Nation celebrates our Independence.  We eat a lot, hang out with friends, family, and see a bunch of fireworks fly.  Just hope the sparks aren’t from family.  Ha ha some of ya’ all know what I am talking about.     When I was a little girl, our...

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Bacon And Basil Potato Salad
Jul03

Bacon And Basil Potato Salad

Bacon And Basil Potato Salad   A backyard bbq, potluck, or picnic just isn’t complete without the classic Potato Salad.  Potato Salad has been classic a little too long, at least in the common onion and celery way but this one is quite different, with just a few ingredients.  This particular Soyfree Potato Salad, I created from my love of Basil Aioli and salty, crispy bacon.  It can be made with or without onion, either way...

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Best Fresh Homemade Blender Lemonade
Jul01

Best Fresh Homemade Blender Lemonade

    Sweet and refreshing Lemonade from scratch, made in your blender.  With a hint of mint, this is a classic way to enjoy your summer.  This is also an excellent popsicle recipe as you will see at the bottom of this post.  Whether you are sitting on your front porch, rocking away and breathing in the scent of freshly mown grass while listening to kids playing in a nearby pool or having friends over for a backyard barbecue, lemonade...

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