My son, Nico, waiting patiently for the rest of the family to sit so he can dig in! Our Charcuterie spread on the Family Meal Board September is National Family Meals Month, and we still have a few days left to honor it! Honestly, everyday is Family Meal Day in my world, and here's why.… Continue reading National Family Meals Month: Polenta Family-style; from Stove to Slab
Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Bars have always been one of my favorite summer treats. I'm a huge berry fan, so anything with a burst of berry flavor is at the top of my treat list! The inspiration for this cleaned-up version was adapted from Life Made Sweeter. I'm always real about food, so I have to… Continue reading Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Bars Gluten-Free with Dairy-Free Option
There used to be a restaurant in town with the most amazing "Mud Pie" It was a giant slice of coffee ice cream pie with Oreo crust and sliced almonds. I still crave it to this day, and I thought, I can make a cleaned up version that will still satisfy; and that's just what… Continue reading Heavenly Coffee Ice Cream Pie! Gluten-Free with Dairy-Free Option
Thanks go out to my brother in-law for inspiring me to make this Roasted Garlic Lime Aioli. It is the perfect summer condiment with it's bright and refreshing flavors. I knew it would cool the heat from the chorizo in this dish, and it paired beautifully with the sweet potatoes. This was a whole meal… Continue reading Sweet Potato Toasts Topped with Grass-fed Chorizo and Roasted Garlic Lime Aioli
It may be the middle of the summer, but I still crave a nice bowl of chili! What makes this chili special is the use of the Slow-Cooker to keep the kitchen cool on those hot days! Ok, that's not the only thing that makes this chili special, there's a few more details. One, is… Continue reading Slow-Cooker Grass-fed Chili with Gluten-free Cheesy Grit and Chive Muffins!
I'm all about improvising when I have almost All the ingredients for a dish I want to make. Enter my Greek-inspired salad. I swapped Vidalia onion in for red onion, black olives for kalamata, and blue cheese crumbles for feta, and black beans for chickpeas. And you know what? It still tasted like an awesome… Continue reading Summer Salad Spin: Greek-ish Salad with Turkey Tenders
This is a perfect , family-pleasing, summer meal! What's even better is the simplicity in the prep! It takes no time to prepare, and you get the three C's- cool, crunchy, and creamy to round out your meal. Also, a great vegetarian option is smokey, "Fakin Bacon" Tempeh crumbles. Add this to your weekly summer… Continue reading BLT Lettuce Wraps with Maple Mayo!