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Creamy Carrot Puree

I paired my meatloaf with a carrot puree. I got the inspiration from Nom Nom Paleo’s Cauliflower and Carrot Puree. I love me some cauliflower fauxtatoes, but cauliflower, broccoli, and members of the cabbage family can be harder to digest than other veggies. 420 more words


Roasted Artichokes (Better than Steamed and Easier than You Think!)

I was always intimidated by preparing artichokes…it seemed like quite a task to get anything edible from this armadillo of a vegetable. But when a recent manager’s special at the local supermarket had eight of them for $1.99, I figured it was a sign that it was time to try. 708 more words


Grandpa Louie’s Sicilian Stuffed Artichokes; Carciofo

Few things ignite the deep flames of the fondest memories of my childhood like spending moments with Grandpa Louie and Grandma Lena at my parent’s cottage by the lake. 291 more words


Sunday Lunch in a pinch, part 1: Quinoa and Sweet Potato Cakes

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks. Work is picking up, I’m doing my best to resurrect my social life as a result of being underemployed for 2 years, and eating my way through it all.  460 more words

Gluten Free Recipes

Fruit Dip


1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 c. powdered sugar
1 c. whipping cream
1/4 c. granulated sugar
1 lemon, zested and juiced
Pineapple juice (I just use the juice squeezed from the pieces I cut off the pineapple I serve alongside) 155 more words


Low Carb Zucchini Pizza Casserole

Having that crave for pizza, but want to avoid the crust?  Stifle that urge to order out!  Prep time was about 10 minutes, cook time about 15.  142 more words

Low Carb