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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...]

Clean Eating Stuffed Peppers Recipe {Clean Eating Freezer Meals Cookbook Giveaway}

Clean Eating Stuffed Peppers - these are absolutely delicious, and can be frozen and reheated for an easy, healthy dinner

These Clean Eating Stuffed Peppers can be frozen and reheated for an easy weeknight dinner. If you've been following my blog, you probably know that I believe in clean eating. Clean Eating is all about avoiding processed foods, chemicals and preservatives. It's about eating real food and staying away from refined products. Sometimes it might seem easier to just pick up a frozen meal from the supermarket for dinner, but if you read the label, oftentimes, there will be ingredients added that … [Continue Reading...]

Roasted Butternut Squash Beet Cranberry Salad with Apple Pumpkin Seed Oil Dressing

Roasted Butternut Squash Beet Cranberry Salad - you'll love the rich dressing made with apple cider, pumpkin seed oil and pomegranate balsamic vinegar. Great salad for the holidays!

This Roasted Butternut Squash Beet Cranberry Salad with Apple Pumpkin Seed Oil Dressing is a wonderful Fall salad and perfect for holiday entertaining. This Fall, I signed myself up for an 11-week Bible study, which I've found is the best way to keep myself on track and disciplined in my study of the Bible. Yes, there's homework involved, but it's the best way I've found that keeps me focused and accountable... after all, who wants to show up and fess up that they couldn't carve 30 minutes … [Continue Reading...]

Slow Cooker Greek Lentil Soup (Fakies) Recipe

Slow Cooker Greek Lentil Soup - this simple soup is absolutely delicious and so satisfying, perfect for a cold winter day

This Slow Cooker Greek Lentil Soup is so simple, yet so satisfying. You'll be reaching for a bowl of this on a cold winter day. I've been sitting on this recipe for way too long so I'm finally getting around to sharing it. The weather has definitely turned cooler the last couple of weeks, which has prompted me to start making more chili and soups, including this Greek lentil soup, which I made last winter. So, here's the story behind this lentil soup recipe. It all started when I picked up a … [Continue Reading...]

Creamy Red Curry Coconut Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Creamy Red Curry Coconut Butternut Squash Soup - just 4 ingredients make this creamy flavorful soup!

This Creamy Red Curry Coconut Butternut Squash Soup tastes so decadent, no one will guess it's made with just four ingredients. Did you know that you can roast a whole butternut squash in the oven without any peeling or cutting? I learned this trick last year and it has saved so much time. Sure, there are times when you want little pieces of butternut squash to get browned (e.g., in a salad), but when you're making a pureed soup like the one I'm sharing today, there's no need. Knowing I … [Continue Reading...]