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Immune Boosting Hot & Sour Soup (Soy, Dairy & Gluten Free)

Immune Boosting Hot & Sour Soup (Soy, Dairy & Gluten Free)

As I sit down to write about this soup, I can’t help but think about the woman who inspired it, Rachael Rose. A mentor and friend as well as a talented accupuncturist at Full Circle Wellness here in Denver, she always encourages ginger scallion tea to boost the immune system. Although I respect it’s health … Continue reading

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Three Superfoods, One Holiday Recipe

Three Superfoods, One Holiday Recipe

Gluten free but not ready to give up stuffing?  Here is a different take on a traditional stuffing recipe sure to hit the spot.  Plus it’s got 3 superfoods in it!  Check out my newest recipe for wild rice stuffing, just in time for the holidays.  Enjoy!

Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup

The weather is changing here in Colorado and we are coming into full blown soup season (my favorite)!  So when my husband recently got back from a business trip and requested something “healthy and spicy,” I knew just what to make.  Plus I had just harvested my late summer vegetables and had most of the … Continue reading

Pickled (Chili) Peppers

Pickled (Chili) Peppers

Every year I end up growing way more jalapenos and other chili peppers than I know what to do with.   I try to give them away, along with my excess plums, zucchini, cucumbers, etc. but invariably some still go to waste.  So this year I’m determined to find ways to process this excess produce and … Continue reading

Summer Garden Ratatoullie

Summer Garden Ratatoullie

Like many home cooks, I often daydream of going to culinary school to become a true chef.  Of course there are days when cooking is the last thing I feel like doing.  But sometimes I feel truly connected to my food and inspired.  This was one of those days.  I had all this beautiful summer produce that I … Continue reading

Freezer Stockpile Roasted Tomatoes

Freezer Stockpile Roasted Tomatoes

I know what you are thinking: You want me to turn on my oven in the middle of summer?!  And the answer is YES!  Please believe me when I say it is absolutely worth it!  And this is coming from somebody living without air conditioning.  Words cannot describe how flavorful, rich and sweet these cherry tomatoes become after … Continue reading

Gluten Free Cornbread (dairy free)

Gluten Free Cornbread (dairy free)

There is something about cornbread that just makes me feel like it’s summer.  BBQ’d chicken, fresh green beans from the garden, cornbread…yum…  Unfortunately, I haven’t eaten much cornbread since going gluten free.  Since I’m not much of a baker, I first tried the gluten free mixes and they just aren’t that good.  So for awhile I gave up and made … Continue reading

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

We all love the lettuce wraps you find at Asian restaurants so I wanted to find a recipe that I could make at home and enjoy just as much.  It’s light enough to eat on a hot summer night but still satiating.  And there are a ton of veggies chopped in the chicken mixture so … Continue reading

Freezer Stockpile Chicken

I get asked all the time how to make cooking at home easier and faster.  And my answer is often based around creating a freezer stockpile of leftovers and partially prepped ingredients that you can pull from when needed.  One of my favorite things to stock the freezer with is cooked chicken breasts.  I know you … Continue reading