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Chicken BLT Salad Recipe inspired by Starbucks

My version of Starbucks BLT Chicken Salad

Earlier this year my daughter discovered the Chicken BLT Salad Sandwiches at Starbucks and they quickly became her favorite snack after a long day of theater rehearsals. A few weeks ago I stopped by Starbucks on the way to pick   Read More »

Greek Seven Layer Dip

Greek Seven Layer Dip

With summer days ahead, I like to use my oven as little as possible. This is a recipe for an appetizer that you could easily combine with a salad or use as a side dish, too! I spotted a recipe   Read More »

Gluten Free Cheesy Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe

Gluten Free Cheesy Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe

Years ago anytime I would make chili, I would ALWAYS make cornbread, but when I started eating gluten free that tradition kind of fell by the wayside – until today!! Why did I need to give up my favorite cornbread   Read More »

Post Workout Smoothie Recipe

The girls and I have been going to the gym a lot more frequently, they are both taking dance classes now, and my son is right in the middle of high school swim season. In other words, we are all   Read More »

Gluten Free Mocha Brownies Recipe

Coffee and chocolate? Yes, please! One thing I learned years ago, when I got my first taste of a gluten free brownie, is that gluten free brownies are so much better than their flour laden cousins – and add a   Read More »

Gluten Free Spaghetti Squash Crust Pizza

spaghetti squash crust

I have been eating Gluten Free for almost an entire year and I can not believe how much better my overall health has become! It hasn’t been nearly as difficult as I thought it would be and honestly, I don’t   Read More »

Gluten Free Chocolate Almond Cookie Recipe

Gluten Free Chocolate Almond Cookie Recipe

The King Arthur Flour company has got Gluten Free figured out!! I made a batch of Chocolate Almond Cookies using the King Arthur Gluten Free Cookie Mix and added in my own extras and they were delicious! They were soft,   Read More »

Menu Plan Monday September 10

Menu Plan Monday

Looking at my calendar for this week is making me literally count down the days until my son can drive. Seriously, if he could just get himself places that would help. But since he is still a few weeks from   Read More »

Black Bean, Corn & Red Pepper Salsa Made with Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar

Black Bean Corn Red Pepper Salsa Nakano Rice Vinegar

I am a huge fan of vinegar-based summer salads and salsas having been raised on three-bean salads, homemade salsas, cucumber salads and the like. However, I have been eating gluten-free since May (that’s a whole other post) and not all   Read More »

Recipe for Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers AKA Texas Firecrackers

Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers or Texas Firecrackers

If you are looking for something different to take to your July 4th party this year, you should try these amazing Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers, or what the friend who introduced me to theses calls “Texas Firecrackers.”¬† These are so good   Read More »