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  • SLOW COOKER ITALIAN CHICKEN VEGETABLE STEWSLOW COOKER ITALIAN CHICKEN VEGETABLE STEW
    If you read my blog, you will know that using a crock pot, slow cooker is not my usual preferred method of cooking.  I never really got good results in the past, hence the few slow cooker recipes on this blog.  This one?  It is a keeper.  15 minutes of prep time, load the crock ...
  • ITALIAN SAUSAGES AND RICE ONE POT MEALITALIAN SAUSAGES AND RICE ONE POT MEAL
    A one pot meal with simple ingredients, and tasty comfort food with easy clean up too.   With this dish, you could also use, smoked sausage, chicken strips, beef strips, and a variety of your favourite seasonings. 2 Tblsp. Avocado oil 4 gluten free Italian Sausages 3/4 cup basmati rice 1 3/4 cup chicken stock 1 shallot, sliced chopped red and green bell ...
  • DAMN DELICIOUS YUM WITH BACON (AKA) SPAGHETTI SQUASH TOMATOES AND BACONDAMN DELICIOUS YUM WITH BACON (AKA) SPAGHETTI SQUASH TOMATOES AND BACON
    Okay...  There is a story behind this name and recipe.  I was texting with my sister the other day - she lives in Wild Rose Country, Alberta, Canada.  Yup as beautiful as those Wild Roses are, and they are a plenty, the miles are too far between us and I miss her. Thankfully, we do ...
  • BRAISED CHICKEN AND RICE ONE POT MEALBRAISED CHICKEN AND RICE ONE POT MEAL
      This one pot braised chicken and rice came together very easily, and was packed full of flavor.  In terms of chicken, we used skinless boneless chicken breasts, but really any cut of chicken or thighs skinless or not can easily work here.  In terms of seasonings, you could go with Italian, Curry, or even Mexican ...
  • CHICKEN IN A CREAMY SUN DRIED TOMATO SAUCECHICKEN IN A CREAMY SUN DRIED TOMATO SAUCE
    This was an easy, yet elegant dinner to have during the week or for a special occasion with company.  In this recipe we used 3 medium sized chicken breast (leftovers tomorrow) but it would be lovely with skinless boneless chicken thighs as well.  In terms of seasoning we used both fresh herbs and dried, a ...
  • AIR FRYER SIRLOIN STEAK STRIPSAIR FRYER SIRLOIN STEAK STRIPS
      This recipe can be increased to feed however many people.  Here it was made for one - and could not be easier to make.  It is also a very liberal recipe - you can use any seasonings, spices, or even marinades for this recipe. Super quick cooking time as well. 1 small top sirloin medallion - ...
  • BEEF QUESADILLAS - GLUTEN FREEBEEF QUESADILLAS - GLUTEN FREE
    This is a dish I have never made before.  Why?  We have never found a decent tasting gluten free flour wrap until now.  This is a very filling meal, and while absolutely scrumptious and healthy, it was a bit of a process, but so worth it!  We have a local grocery store (in Canada) that ...
  • AIR FRYER TANDOORI CHICKENAIR FRYER TANDOORI CHICKEN
    If you love curries, Tandoori flavors are some of the best.  The method here using an air fryer is very simple.  You can make your own Tandoori seasoning, but we recently found a jarred Tandoori paste that is gluten free - and outstanding in flavor. In this recipe we used whole chicken legs, thigh with attached ...
  • CORONATION SALADCORONATION SALAD
    I saw an article in our local newspaper showcasing Coronation Salad.  Having never heard of this recipe I discovered there are many versions of Coronation Salad, a salad that has layers of flavors, and a salad that is versatile in how you want to present it.  This is my version, which really is 2 salads ...
  • LEFTOVER TACO BOWLLEFTOVER TACO BOWL
    Each night I ask...what to cook tonight??  We had tacos the night before, with this recipe here.  There was about 1 cups worth of taco meat sauce left in the fridge.  With the high costs of groceries, well truthfully inflation overall everywhere, I refuse to throw away good food.  With a few pantry/fridge staples this ...
  • CHICK PEA CURRY STEWCHICK PEA CURRY STEW
      This was a healthy, mighty flavorful vegan/vegetarian stew.  There are a lot of options you could use with this recipe in terms of vegetables: carrots, broccoli, peas, red pepper, cauliflower, spinach to name a few.  I used what I had on hand so by all means adjust this recipe to suit your own needs/tastes. While we ...
  • TASTY RICE AND BEANS A PANTRY THROW TOGETHERTASTY RICE AND BEANS A PANTRY THROW TOGETHER
    This simple dish is a great way to use up some pantry ingredients as well as providing a hearty lunch or dinner.  We usually do 2-3 vegetarian dinners each week to maintain overall health, and it helps with the costs too! 1-1/2 Tblsp. Avocado oil 1 small onion, finely diced 1/2 a stalk of celery with leaves, finely ...
  • RECIPE INSPIRATION: MEXICAN CASSEROLERECIPE INSPIRATION: MEXICAN CASSEROLE
    I found this recipe from Cooking On the Ranch...please check out the blog for this yummy original recipe.  It sounded so good I had to try with a few of my own ideas.  I can never leave a recipe alone lol, and made a few changes, I must say the results were yummy and leftovers ...
  • GINGER TANGERINE BEEF STIR FRYGINGER TANGERINE BEEF STIR FRY
    Lately, we have been having different kinds of rice bowls, stir fry's, and different curry dishes.  It adds some variety to dinners, as well as being a great way to use up any extras that might be in the fridge.  This dish would also be lovely with red pepper strips, and bean sprouts.  Any number ...
  • AIR FRYER SPAGHETTI SQUASHAIR FRYER SPAGHETTI SQUASH
    Air Fryer spaghetti squash could not get any easier.  We love to have spaghetti squash with Meatballs and Marinara sauce, or under a serving of chili.  Spaghetti squash is a nutritious and filling squash any way you decide to serve it. Cut the stem end off of the spaghetti squash, then place on cut end and ...
  • RICE QUINOA LENTIL CURRY BOWLRICE QUINOA LENTIL CURRY BOWL
    Before I get into this recipe I must show you my newest kitchen addition: A Cast Iron Enameled 3.5 quart Brasier.  I am in serious luv with this baby.  It is great for Danish Frikadiller, seafood dishes, Chinese Food, Curry bowls etc. etc. Recently we discovered combining rice and quinoa is a winning combination - textures, flavors, ...
  • SAFFRON RICE AND SAFFRON RICE BREAKFAST BOWLSAFFRON RICE AND SAFFRON RICE BREAKFAST BOWL
    This is a recipe that happened as a result of a happy accident.  We love a simple Saffron Rice with any kind of seafood or simple chicken dish.  So having made the Saffron rice the night before, there were some leftovers the next day. I decided to reheat the rice in a pan with a bit ...
  • AIR FRYER CHICKEN WINGSAIR FRYER CHICKEN WINGS
        Air Fryer chicken wings take everyday chicken wings to a whole new level.  Quick and easy with a simple marinade of your choice you can not go wrong! The method used here is a bit different to other chicken air fryer recipes, so will begin with the simple marinade we used. 25 chicken wings/drumetts in a bowl whisk ...
  • AIR FRYER SMOKIESAIR FRYER SMOKIES
        Here is the method we used to cook smokies in the Air Fryer ... it could not be easier.  These are an all natural gluten free smoked sausage that we normally do on the BBQ, but we have discovered they taste even better being cooked in an Air Fryer.  No oil is required, for four ...
  • THAI CHICKEN RAMEN SOUPTHAI CHICKEN RAMEN SOUP
    This soup most definitely exceeded our expectations. Huge huge flavor in this simple soup whether served for lunch or dinner.  Now if you like your soup on the "spicy hot" side add extra fresh cracked pepper and Thai Red Curry Paste.  This can certainly be made vegetarian/vegan using Vegetable stock omitting chicken and adding in ...
  • AIR FRYER ROAST CHICKEN AND ROAST CHICKEN BREASTSAIR FRYER ROAST CHICKEN AND ROAST CHICKEN BREASTS
    You have all probably heard me say before, we love love our Air Fryer!  Chicken of all kinds is truly divine. We have discovered with Air Fryer chicken - various parts of the chicken or a whole roast chicken, each method is a bit different.  For example, while whole chicken legs are cooked at a temperature ...
  • VEGETABLE CHEESE OMELET - BREAKFAST FOR DINNER TOOVEGETABLE CHEESE OMELET - BREAKFAST FOR DINNER TOO
        There is something so satisfying about Breakfast for Dinner, and an omelet is the way to go served along side sliced ham and Air Fryer Potatoes.  The amounts here work nicely for 2 people.  A mid sized non stick frying pan is ideal. 3 large organic eggs a handful of fresh spinach finely sliced 2 Tblsp. diced red ...
  • AIR FRYER ITALIAN SAUSAGESAIR FRYER ITALIAN SAUSAGES
    A super quick easy method for Air Fryer Italian Sausages, and mighty tasty, plus dinner is ready in less than half an hour!   Preheat your Air Fryer at 365 degrees for 5 minutes.  No need to add any oil as they will brown up nicely cooking.  Cook for 23-25 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 160 ...
  • AIR FRYER CHICKEN LEGSAIR FRYER CHICKEN LEGS
    Well, I am happy to say this chicken method might be the best yet!  We used chicken thighs/drumstick attached style of chicken with this simple dry rub - so just a method here.   Lightly drizzle Extra Virgin Olive oil onto the chicken and rub onto the chicken to coat well then add your dry rub.  ...
  • ROASTED TURKEY BREASTROASTED TURKEY BREAST
        This was a boneless Turkey breast just under 3 pounds in weight.  We used a citrus herb mixture to coat over the turkey breast, basting while it roasted.  Super tender with plenty of leftovers the next day. Any spice blend will work nicely here.  Next time I will use this citrus herb blend as an actual ...
  • AIR FRYER CHICKEN PARMESANAIR FRYER CHICKEN PARMESAN
    This was a lovely easy dish to prepare.  The more we use the Air Fryer, the more we love it!  With this Chicken Parmesan, we chose to use lightly toasted Gluten Free French Bread, but a gluten free hamburger bun would work as would any gluten free pasta.  Homemade marinara or from a jar also ...
  • FETTUCCINE IN A CREAMY TOMATO AND CHARD SAUCEFETTUCCINE IN A CREAMY TOMATO AND CHARD SAUCE
    This recipe came about once again as a result of using up whatever was available in the pantry and fridge.  These days we do what we can to stretch meals and use up whatever we buy.  This dinner should serve 4 or in our case two, with leftovers the next day....yayyy! Sometimes these dinners are the ...
  • AIR FRYER PORK CHOPSAIR FRYER PORK CHOPS
    Pork chops are such a wonderful meal to cook in an air fryer.  We had been cooking them in the oven only to have our fire alarm setting off because of the smoke from the oven...not to mention a nasty dirty oven to clean.  The air fryer eliminates that all together and you end up ...
  • GOOD, NUTRITIOUS, GLUTEN FREE FOOD - REVISEDGOOD, NUTRITIOUS, GLUTEN FREE FOOD - REVISED
        Having Celiac disease means you have it for LIFE.  Yes you can heal, but it never goes away.  Once you come to understand what Celiac Disease is (the inability to digest Gluten) you can heal from the devastating affects, but you remain a Celiac for life.  You can never resume eating Gluten, and in my ...
  • AIR FRYER BACONAIR FRYER BACON
        Wow...wow...wow is what I say to Air Fryer Bacon!  You know how tasty bacon cooked in the oven is?  Well using an Air Fryer is even better.  The bacon cooks more evenly than any other method we have tried and as a result this creates even better flavor and texture. In terms of temperature my Air ...
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