Seeds & Nuts

Easy Gluten-Free Trail Mix

Gluten-Free Trail Mix

There are many trail mixes out there and I always find that they are ruined with potential gluten. Last thing I want is to be out on a trail and the gluten takes over. This Easy Gluten-Free Trail Mix is […]

Quick Oatmeal Baklava

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Baklava

  Oh oatmeal…the heartiest of breakfasts. One of the most healthiest breakfasts one could eat, especially for the ol’ heart. And yet, so gosh darn plain with a lot of sticky. Gluten-free oatmeal is now offered instantly with flavors. Have you […]

Quinoa Chicken Meatballs

Quinoa Chicken Meatballs

I’m a huge fan of dinners that you can make ahead and pull out later. I’m usually very good about coming up with dinners and planning them out. But, let’s face it, life doesn’t always stick to the plan. And […]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Breakfast Pie

How is it Wednesday already? The days are flying by. I can’t believe its already September. The leaves are starting to change on some trees. They are calling for a snow/rain mix on Friday. Wait…What?? Isn’t it still summer? I know… […]

Kañiwa Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Kaniwa Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Kañiwa (pronounced ka-nyi-wa), a relative to quinoa, is a super-seed native to the Andes in Peru. It’s an excellent source of protein and fiber, high in iron and of course, is gluten-free. Compared to quinoa, its much smaller in size, but still has the sweet […]

Zucchini Feta Quinoa Patties

Zucchini Quinoa Patties

I got a little excited grating zucchini for the zucchini bread recipe and grated about a cup too much. Oops! Luckily, I had a recipe in mind. This recipe was inspired from Heidi Swanson’s cookbook Super Natural Every Day. The Little […]

Gluten-Free Granola with Chia Seeds

Gluten-Free Granola with Chia Seeds

I ran out of granola and thought…why not make my own. I somehow have acquired a lot of rolled oats…I forgot I had a whole unopened package and purchased two more. (They say the memory is the first to go!) So […]

Whole Grain Zucchini Walnut Bread

Zucchini Walnut Bread

My little balcony garden is growing up so fast. The zucchini plant is taking over.  The good news is, I’m going to have a ton of zucchini! So, I’ve been thinking— what am I going to do with all this […]

Watermelon Pistachio Salad

Watermelon Pistachio Salad

Watermelon Pistachio Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette. What a great dish to kick off the first day of summer! Since this blog is about exploring new food things, I decided to out of my comfort zone and try eating fruit mixed with […]

Gluten-Free Whole Grain Banana Bread

Gluten-Free Banana Walnut Bread

For some reason, no matter how hard I try…bananas always go bad in my kitchen. They look sooooo yummy in the grocery store, only to get them home and remember they taste like bananas. (Yuck!) I can eat one or […]