3-ingredient Tuna Cakes & “NO-tato” Potato Salad.

Does this plate of food look gross to you? I guess it wasn’t meant to be the prettiest Sunday lunch we’ve ever had. But I was determined to come home from church and get food on the table. Not go out and eat something expensive and decadent. The verdict: this was SO delicious. Comfort food at its finest. Sunday food from circa 1980. Tuna Cakes … Continue reading 3-ingredient Tuna Cakes & “NO-tato” Potato Salad.

exotic cauliflower rice pilaf.

Oh, this.   This warming, comforting cauliflower rice pilaf is filling my house with the most fantastic and lovely smells. Its mouth-watering co-star is a Ginger-Soy pork chop, which will get its very own post shortly. I’M SO HUNGRY! I cannot wait for dinner. Here’s how it’s done… CAULIFLOWER RICE PILAF Melt two tablespoons butter or ghee in a Dutch oven. Butter has a major … Continue reading exotic cauliflower rice pilaf.

Island Pulled Pork w/Indian Peanut Slaw.

This is a variation on Aarti Sequiera’s Mango Pulled Pork with Peanut Slaw.  Here’s the original post: https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/winner-aarti-sequeira1/pulled-pork-with-mango-bbq-sauce-recipe-1921724 This is the only pulled pork recipe I make, but I change it up a bit each time.  Usually this recipe changes for me based on what I have on hand.  But the idea is all Aarti and I think she is brilliant. Here’s my take on … Continue reading Island Pulled Pork w/Indian Peanut Slaw.

Whole 30 Italian Night.

This post is coming to you late because I‘m really behind on life.  And stressed, and unfocused.  Praying this will pass! Tuesday night‘s din din was MY kind of food ~ pasta!!!  Only, made with Whole 30 compliant ingredients ~ YAHOO! I wanted to make Lidia’s famous Pasta Trio, but I figured only two kinds of “pasta” would do. Here’s what we ate: Sweet Potato … Continue reading Whole 30 Italian Night.

“ganache you’re beautiful” gluten free truffles.

how about a ganache truffle that you can sink your teeth into, without the guilt? okay, there’s dark chocolate and heavy cream in these tasty morsels, but i’m not sure i want to mess with those perfect ingredients.  maybe i’ll try a cream substitute next time ~ cashew cream? these are pretty awesome just the way they are, i have to admit. and they were … Continue reading “ganache you’re beautiful” gluten free truffles.