Ethiopian Collard Greens with Niter Kibbeh Ghee

Ethiopian Collard Greens

Why should you make these Ethiopian Collard Greens with Niter Kibbeh Ghee? đŸŒ¿Â Not only are they deeeelicious, but there are LOTS of health benefits to adding leafy greens into your diet. Read more

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Avocado Toast with Watermelon Radish & Micro-greens

The Trendiest of All Toasts: Avocado Toast

I know, I know, it’s 2018 and avocado toast is old news. But I’m still eating it on a regular basis, call me basic. This trendy toast is vegan, easily adaptable and makes for an affordably healthy meal. SO here I am, writing ANOTHER blog on avocado toast. This time it’s topped with some of my favorite seasonal veggies: watermelon radish and micro-greens. Read more

Flourless Gluten-free Chocolate Cake with Raspberries & Chocolate Hearts

Flourless = Gluten-free

This flourless, gluten-free chocolate cake has a decadent chocolate base topped with homemade chocolate icing, fresh raspberries and chocolate hearts. Baking with food allergies means getting creative with the kinds of flour in your pantry. That, and experimenting with lots of gluten-free flour blends. But the best kind of recipes are the ones that exclude flour entirely, like this flourless cake.

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Breakfast Strata with Italian Kale & Sharp White Cheddar

My Favorite Breakfast Strata

This breakfast strata is loaded with fresh Italian kale, thick slices of rustic bread and shredded sharp white cheddar cheese. A family friend used to make a version of this for Christmas brunch and have an open house for friends in the neighborhood and I fell in love. Eventually I adapted it and made this allergy friendly breakfast strata which is now a Christmas morning tradition in my new home.

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Pistachios and Rock Salt

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

These gluten-free chocolate chip cookies are loaded with pistachios and finished with a sprinkle of thick rock salt. These cookies are so addicting, I had to make two batches in my toaster oven this weekend to feed my (not gluten-free) friends! So whether or not you’re allergic to wheat or gluten, you will definitely enjoy these cookies.  Read more

Greek Grilled Cheese Sandwiches: A Taste of Mediterranean Comfort

Greek Grilled Cheese

Ripe cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, juicy kalamata olives, and melted mozzarella cheese layered between two crispy pieces of gluten-free bread. These Greek Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with a bowl of roasted red pepper tomato soup (more on that this Fall) are my new favorite weeknight meal. Read more

Five Minute Chimichurri Sauce: A Delicious Immune Boost

Chimichurri

Here in Portland it’s been feeling a lot like summer lately and it’s encouraged me to do some grilling. This Five Minute Chimichurri Sauce is excellent on grilled steaks or roasted veggies and is packed with fresh garlic, parsley and lemon juice. Read more

Blistered Shishito Peppers with Lemon Garlic Ghee

Blistered Shishito Peppers

These Blistered Shishito Peppers with Lemon Garlic Ghee are not only a delicious and healthy summertime appetizer, they are also extremely entertaining! A friend who introduced these to me told me 1 in 10 are hot so it’s almost like a lower stakes Russian roulette game. If you’re not crazy about spicy food, the remaining 9 peppers are mild but always packed with smoky savory flavor.

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