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Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Marbled Muffins

Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Marbled Muffins - these muffins are moist, delicious and healthy - make them for breakfast as a special treat!

These Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Marbled Muffins are moist and tender, with a fine crumb - your family will love these fun treats! Today, I'm sharing a recipe for Chocolate Banana Marbled Muffins for this month's Recipe Redux, where we were challenged to make  "A Food Memory For Which You Are Thankful. In the US, November marks the Thanksgiving holiday. But many of us are especially thankful for food memories we have shared with friends or relatives throughout our lives. Was it a special … [Continue Reading...]

100 Healthy Holiday Side Dish Recipes

100 Healthy Holiday Side Dish Recipes - a HUGE collection of colorful side dishes for your holiday table, sorted by vegetable and color to round out your menu

Add bursts of color to your holiday table with these Healthy Holiday Side Dish Recipes featuring fresh produce. Pictured, left to right, top to bottom: Sweet Potato Pomegranate Salad (Two Peas and Their Pod), Glazed Brussels Sprouts (Jeanette's Healthy Living), Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Chickpeas, Kale and Pearl Couscous (An Edible Mosaic), Green Beans with Cranberries, Bacon and Goat Cheese (Running To The Kitchen), Balsamic and Garlic Roasted Cauliflower (The Joyful … [Continue Reading...]

Decadent Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

Decadent Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake - so chocolatey and rich, no one will guess it's gluten-free...perfect for the holiday dessert table.

This Decadent Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake is a treat that all your guests will enjoy, just in time for the holidays. Are you starting to think about holiday baking? I am. I don't bake much during the rest of the year, but once the weather turns cooler and the holidays start coming around, I start baking more. Tis the season right? One of the biggest challenges I faced several years ago when we discovered my son had a wheat allergy was converting baked goods recipes to gluten-free recipes. … [Continue Reading...]

30+ Easy Healthy College Dorm Room Snack Recipes

30 Healthy College Dorm Snacks - healthy recipes that can be either require no cooking or can be made in the microwave

These Easy Healthy College Dorm Room Snack Recipes require little or no cooking and are great for satisfying midnight munchies. Pictured (left to right, top to bottom): Layered Mexican Dip (see simplified version below), Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites (Amy's Healthy Baking), Protein Puppy Chow (Food Faith Fitness), Corn, Black Bean Salsa (see simplified version below), Healthy Sweet and Salty Trail Mix (Neighbor Food), Cold Marinated Vegetables (Tasting Page) Recently I received an email … [Continue Reading...]

60 Healthy Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

60+ Healthy Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipes - Pin this now and refer to it for planning your Thanksgiving and Holiday menus

You'll want to bookmark (and Pin) this collection of Healthy Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes for planning your Thanksgiving and holiday menus. Today, I'm sharing an updated collection of my Healthy Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes. I put together a list a few years ago and have added more from this past year. Most of these are dairy-free or dairy-free adaptable too. If you're still planning your Thanksgiving menu, I hope this collection of healthy gluten-free and dairy-free recipes … [Continue Reading...]

Homemade Ghost Chile Carrot Hot Sauce Recipe

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If you like hot sauce, you've got to try this fragrant super spicy Ghost Chile Carrot Hot Sauce. Sweet carrots help to tame the heat. A few years ago, I made some ghost chili hot sauce that was incredibly good - extremely spicy hot and so fragrant. Ghost chiles (naga jolokia red variety) are known to be one of the hottest peppers in the world, and up until a few years ago, was considered the hottest pepper in the world, averaging 800,000 - 1 million Scoville heat units, and reaching as high … [Continue Reading...]

Breakfast Stuffed Arepas with Pancetta, Egg, Avocado and Tomato

Breakfast Stuffed Arepas - this are amazing! Filled with crispy pancetta, avocado, tomato, onion, and scrambled eggs

Jazz up your breakfast with these Breakfast Stuffed Arepas. Crispy pancetta, scrambled eggs, avocado slices and tomato are stuffed into warm arepas made with corn flour. There's a Venezuelan restaurant in a neighboring town that my kids just love. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is fun. One of their specialties are their arepas, which come with all sorts of fillings. Arepas are common food in Venezuela and are eaten for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Today, I'm sharing a breakfast … [Continue Reading...]

Guasacaca Avocado “Green” Sauce Recipe

Guasacaca Avocado Sauce - this sauce is the "secret" green sauce served at many Latin American restaurants - smother it on tacos, quesadillas, arepas and more!

You're going to want to slather this Guasacaca Avocado "Green" Sauce on tacos, quesadillas, and stuffed arepas. Have you ever eaten at a Venezuelan restaurant where they have bottles of "secret sauce" on the table? Well, what might appear to a secret to many of us, is just a common condiment to the Venezuelan people. My kids love this sauce and squirt it on their arepas generously when we eat at the local Venezuelan restaurant. I found a recipe for Guasacaca on Food Network and used … [Continue Reading...]

Hearty Fall Harvest Vegetable Chorizo Sausage Soup {Low Carb}

Fall Harvest Vegetable Chorizo Sausage Soup - this chunky soup is chockfull of vegetables and comfort food for the soul

This Hearty Fall Harvest Vegetable Chorizo Sausage Soup is nourishing and satisfying, and chockfull of in-season vegetables. It's definitely that time of year when people start craving hearty soups. Soups are a great way to take advantage of all the fresh produce that's in season - carrots, celery, cabbage, cauliflower and Swiss chard. I even spotted bell peppers and zucchini at our local farmer's market this past weekend. Chorizo sausage adds a little spice and smokiness to this … [Continue Reading...]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Oatmeal Banana Muffins Recipe

Gluten-Free Chocolate Oatmeal Banana Muffin - these are moist, delicious and chocolatey! They're a healthy treat for breakfast.

These Gluten-Free Chocolate Oatmeal Banana Muffins are perfect for back-to-school breakfasts or afternoon snacks. Made with oats and oat flour, it's a great way to get some whole grains into the day. So I really need to read instructions better before I start recipe testing. I originally made these Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins to enter into a recipe contest featuring oats and milk, but when I sat down to write down the final recipe and compared it against the requirements, … [Continue Reading...]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Mint, Cilantro and Vietnamese Style Dressing

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Vietnamese Style Dressing - the sweet and tangy dressing, and fresh mint and cilantro compliment the roasted brussels sprouts so well!

These Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Mint, Cilantro and Vietnamese Style Dressing will pop in your mouth with flavor. Bright herbs and a tangy, slightly spicy Vietnamese inspired dressing take these to a another level. Roasted brussels sprouts seem to be all the rage at local restaurants the last couple of years. Although they are called "roasted" on some menus, I have a sneaking suspicion that some of them actually deep fry them because of the dark caramelized color that envelopes the whole … [Continue Reading...]