Dairy Free Taco Casserole

Dairy Free Taco Casserole I found a recipe similar to this one in one of those mini cookbooks you can find at the grocery store checkout line. So help me I used to have a real problem with those little cookbooks. For a long time, I could not go through the checkout without purchasing one…

Cream Filled Cupcakes

Cream Filled Cupcakes Use whatever gluten-free chocolate cupcake recipe you like best, you can even use a boxed mix if you are feeling like you do not want to spend a huge amount of time in the kitchen. I used the recipe from Joy of Cooking and adjusted to make it gluten-free and dairy-free. These…

Fast School Night Tacos

Fast School Night Tacos The first Tuesday night of the month were always crazed at our house. After the kiddo walked home from school, it was straight to homework, grab a quick dinner, then off to 4H. Thankfully this year she has decided to cut back on activities, so no 4H anymore, but instead her…

Apple Cranberry Bars

This recipe for apple cranberry bars turned out so good, I had to eat some before writing this down. These are moist, delicious and oh so yummy. I cannot believe this recipe originated from a diabetic cookbook. Remember how I wrote about picking apples at a you-pick farm? This recipe is another way to utilize…

Coconut Tapioca

I have found heaven says the woman that is happy she is a magazine ripper. Oh yeah baby – I found the most delicious recipe for coconut tapioca. Two of my favorite flavors – together, in the same dish. One serving just is not enough, and I think next time I make this I am…

Homemade Shake-n-Bake

I love making oven fried chicken and before developing my food allergies loved the ease of using shake-n-bake. So after playing around in the kitchen I came up with my own version that is tasty and family approved. I hope you like this recipe for homemade shake-n-bake as much as my family does. Homemade Shake-n-Bake…

Italian Style Root Vegetable Puree

Have I said lately that I should have married Mario Batali? Never mind that both of us are already married with children, but the man can cook – and what Italian girl does not love a man that can cook good Italian food. This is my take on one of his recipes. I make this…

Lemon Chicken

The other night I made a variation of lemon chicken that was so yummy. However the mushrooms that were in it turned out fabulous I plan on keeping the marinade recipe and using it just for the mushrooms! Lemon chicken is delicious and fun to cook for a crowd. Lemon Chicken 3 lemons 1 tbsp….

Quick Pantry Dinner

There are times, as much as I hate to admit it, that I completely fail at planning a menu in advance. I am all about quick meals these days. Between my job, being a mom, and running a household I do not have the time I used to have to spend in the kitchen on…