Tag Archives: nut free

Apple Maple Stuffed Chicken

ImageThis is a variation of a recipe I used to make years ago… long before going organic, gluten-free, paleo… before I had kids or was even married!  I think this may have been the first time I’ve ever made anything like it for the kids.  The good news is, everybody loved it! Continue reading

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Italian Meat and Veggie Loaf

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I finally did it.  I found a local grass-fed beef supplier.  It felt a little like I was joining “the mob” as I asked my friend about it: (Hushed tones) “Hey!”  “Yeah?”  “I hear you’ve got… you know… connections.”  “Uh… whatever could you be talking about?  What kind of person do you think I…” “You know… BEEF connections.”  “Well, who wants to know?”  “I dunno… I heard you know a guy.”  “Okay, yeah.  I know a guy.  What’s it worth to ya?” Continue reading

Chicken Avocado Salad with Cilantro and Lime

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I tried to find a creative title for this recipe.  I even asked my husband (the “king of puns”) for help. The best thing he could come up with was “A C4 Salad – Exploding with Flavor!”  The title refers to (A)vocado, (C)hicken, (C)abbage, (C)ilantro, and (C)ucumber.  Yeah, I wasn’t loving it.   Continue reading

Salmon Salad in Creamy Kale Avocado Pesto

Call it a salad.  Call it a dip.  Call it a filling.  Call it a topping….  Call it what you will, but I call it AWESOME.

Good news for those with special diets!  This is grain free, gluten free, soy free, dairy free, sugar free, egg free, nut free…  But did I mention that it tastes AWESOME?!?  (After dinner, I was literally using my finger to scoop the scraps from the sides of the food processor.  It’s THAT good.) Continue reading