“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.

dill pasta salad w/yogurt dressing

Gooooood morning from Indiana!!!  It’s absolutely beautiful here ~ cool breeze, hot sun, and we’re out in the middle of the country, eating amazing food, having fun with family, and watching the corn grow! Last night I made a pasta salad to go with my brother-in-law’s incredible charcoal-grilled-to-perfection ribeye steaks.  MAN they were good.  And the pasta salad wasn’t too shabby either. Got a little … Continue reading dill pasta salad w/yogurt dressing

GF butternut squash lasagna.

gluten free, meat free, but through the ROOF with flavor, y’all! remember that dinner party i posted?  this is the recipe for the butternut squash yumminess from that night. it all started with a recipe from giada de laurentiis ~ i found it years ago and have been making her version for years.  thank you, giada!  but for my recent dinner party, i decided to … Continue reading GF butternut squash lasagna.

rice-stuffed portobello mushrooms.

warning:  this dish is NOT dairy free!  i’m trying to reduce my dairy intake, but this one was worth it. these are pretty enough for a dinner party, but perfect for a boring tuesday night as well. these mushrooms are a meal all by themselves.  i served them with a g-free pesto pasta because i needed to get rid of it before it went bad. … Continue reading rice-stuffed portobello mushrooms.

greek-ish pasta salad.

i can’t put the fork down.  i literally cannot stop eating this pasta salad. usually, i make a dish, eat a few bites, then write about it.  eat then type.  eat then type.  but this pasta salad is too good to stop eating, y’all. and there’s no gluten, dairy, sugar, or meat in it!  boom! this is actually the problem with “clean” food.  i know … Continue reading greek-ish pasta salad.

chili – no meat necessary.

Hello.  My name is Pixy.  I am addicted to my own chili recipe.  (Hi, Pixy.) I guess I should clarify before you think I’m too terribly arrogant – this recipe started with Rachael Ray’s Black Bean Chili Stoup recipe (soup and stew put together) but I’ve tweaked and renamed it and hugged it and squeezed it and called it my very own. How many years … Continue reading chili – no meat necessary.