Archive for October, 2014

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups with Sea Salt

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups with Sea Salt

Kid Friendly,Snacks & Sweets,Uncategorized

Halloween is upon us.    My kids are counting down the days. Halloween isn't  my favorite holiday  but I am not going to get all Debbie Downer on you.    While I don't like the excess of candy and sugar that is consumed, there are a lot of fun things about Halloween and a lot of family activities.  We love to   carve pumpkins we picked from the pumpkin patch, toast the seeds, make  fun Halloween decorations, bake this pumpkin bread and assemble these (more…)

The Best Bolognese with Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles)

The Best Bolognese with Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles)

Lunch & Dinner

I can assure you that my Italian ancestors never ate  bolognese with zucchini noodles - but I think they missed out.  The best thing about pasta is the sauce you put over it, and let me assure you that, with the exception of my mothers sauce, this is the next best thing. It not always easy to avoid gluten, but some of us do not have a choice.  Whether you have to avoid gluten for medical reasons or you are just trying a more paleo type diet, I encourage you to try this sauce with zucchini noodles, aka zoodles. To make zucchini noodles, (more…)

Homemade Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets

Homemade Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets

Kid Friendly,Lunch & Dinner,Uncategorized

I am not going to lie -  I have a box of processed chicken nuggets in my freezer for those emergency nights we all have when there is just no time.   Or for when a babysitter is coming and I am showered and dressed to go out and I'm  not about to step into the kitchen. I know we all have those nights.  And there is nothing wrong with that.  But this recipe isn't for one of those nights. (more…)