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Tapioca Spring Rolls

Tapioca Spring Rolls

  I love Asian food and my favorite is the fresh spring rolls stuffed with fresh veggies and shrimp.  I know the ones in restaurants are made of rice paper and wished I could find a substitute instead of lettuce. I happened to be at […]

Belgium Ribs in a Tub

Belgium Ribs in a Tub

  Yes, that’s the truth. In a tub! I love my crockpot and when we have electricity on the boat it’s my best friend. We try to hit the road and see the sites during the day and when we come home there’s nothing better […]

Rub-a-dub-dub Rib Rub

Rub-a-dub-dub Rib Rub

  Yes, that’s the name because when you taste my Rub-a-dub-dub on your Belgium Ribs in a Tub. you’ll NEVER cook ribs any other way again…I promise. I find it so strange that all over Belgium and Netherlands, in every pub, there are RIBS and […]

Raspberry Coconut Lemon Cake

Raspberry Coconut Lemon Cake

  Ok, so I like raspberries…who doesn’t when you get a deal at the open market in Belgium. Five Euro for a flat of 20 trays. Hard to resist but not so easy to use in 2 days. They were ready for eating pronto. After […]

Raspberry Cassava Crepes

Raspberry Cassava Crepes

  I’m on a Raspberry Roll! We happen to hit the close of the open Market in Namur, Belgium, and ended up with 20 trays of fresh raspberries for 5 euro. I had to think quickly about how to use them FAST! While walking home […]

Raspberry Medieval Compote

Raspberry Medieval Compote

  What do you do with 20 trays of raspberries for 5 euro? Well first off, you give a few away on the way home from the market and then use them quickly! Second, come up with some ingenious ways to consume them! This recipe […]

Raspberry Belgium Sweetie Cake

Raspberry Belgium Sweetie Cake

I’m on a “Raspberry Roll”. I’m totally impressed with the bakery windows in Belgium that house the most decadent morsels on earth. They’re so beautiful they look fake. Filled with sugar, and flakey gluten-filled crusts that beg to be eaten. But, I remember how I […]

Wake Me UP Poached Eggs

Wake Me UP Poached Eggs

  Breakfast is the best part of the day when you’re camping. Well, basically breakfast is great for any meal and any place. It gets you going for the hikes! This one will surely “wake you up” and give you the power you need to […]

Italian Zudooles

Italian Zudooles

  I just love going to the open market on Saturdays in Germany. It’s alive with smells, people, and color! The stands are decorated and the displays resemble fresh food sculptures. Such a fest for the eyes. I happened to pick up some fresh tomatoes […]

Better Beets

Better Beets

  Ok, so simple right? Yes, you’re right, but so yummy and steaming them gives you all the nutrition that the earth placed inside these bio beets. Plus, I got to drink the bright red water they were steamed in to follow up my 2 […]

Spicy Avocado Dip or Dressing

Spicy Avocado Dip or Dressing

I love cutting up veggies and dipping! This recipe can be a dip or a salad dressing and is easy to put together at the last minute. You can whip this up by hand or use your emersion blender. All you need on hand is […]

South of the Border Slaw

South of the Border Slaw

My California family has a long-standing tradition that whenever I’m “home”, in the USA, we go to La Especial in Leucadia California. This is where the family goes at least twice a month, what can I say! One of the most delicious cabbage salads in […]

Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms

Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms

Oh, the joys of being in San Diego in the winter! Fresh seafood every day of the week! These stuffed mushrooms accent the amazing variety of delicacies from the sea and are quick and easy to prepare. They make the most talked about appetizers at […]

Spicy Pumpkin Hummus

Spicy Pumpkin Hummus

  I could live off of gluten-free appetizers and plan to do just that this Christmas! Our family tends to make holidays a marathon of eating and I love to bring my own appetizers that are gluten, soy and dairy free. So, when dinner rolls […]

Roasted Salsa My Way

Roasted Salsa My Way

Way tooooo easy. Who said good things take time and precision? Well, I’m here to say that’s not always true. I’ve so enjoyed spending time with my extended family from Mexico and have learned a lot about Mexican cooking. This trip to San Diego was […]

One Pot Pasta!

One Pot Pasta!

Fall is upon us and time is ticking. Between soccer, ballet, gym, and your personal tasks, cooking something super quick for dinner can be a challenge. But have no fear! This one is a weekly regular at our home and we LOVE IT. I’m presenting […]

Berry Plum Wheel

Berry Plum Wheel

No matter what you call it,  Fillo, Filo or Phyllo Dough, I have yet to discover a homemade gluten-free recipe that does not take me a century to make and is rice flour free. Seriously…I’ve wasted more time and materials trying to find the right […]

Rhubarb Crumble

Rhubarb Crumble

This is so delicious and inspired by Lutz’s 97-year-old mom. Every time we visit her she has this amazing spread of goodies, one of which is a “Rhubarba Kocken”. Every time she serves this, I am immediately transformed back in time. Why?… My Great-grandmother Mawmaw […]

Grilled Pocket Pesto Chicken & Veggies Pockets

Grilled Pocket Pesto Chicken & Veggies Pockets

  Yes, I’m on a roll. These pocket grilled meals are amazing and so easy to prepare, plus the clean-up is “einfach,” which’s easy in German! You’re going to see a lot of these this summer, so I hope you give one of the recipes a […]

Verry Berry Cobbler

Verry Berry Cobbler

I LOVE berries. I can recall eating a warm berry pie from the 7/11 store several times a week on my way to San Dieguito High School in Encinitas CA. It was so tart and the crust was just yummy but full of fat and […]

Grilled Steamed Veggie Pockets

Grilled Steamed Veggie Pockets

Ok, so you say “NO BRAINER” but wait this is so cool. It’s so hot on the boat and we’re using our grill for EVERYTHING! We love this way of cooking up our dinners and it’s so easy. All you need is foil, your favorite […]

Luscious Coconut Lemon Bars

Luscious Coconut Lemon Bars

This was so simple and was done using an immersion blender and a toaster oven! I’ve found a million ways to use my Cassava Butter Cookies or my Nut’n Butter Than Almond Cookies. Besides being the tastiest cookies around, they make the PERFECT crust for […]

Grilled Basil Chicken & Rustic Pasta

Grilled Basil Chicken & Rustic Pasta

Ok so I try to avoid eating processed foods but this little Italian shop opened next to us and I asked if they made gluten free…”Si señora, we make it all”. Ok So a few days later I went back for my order and got the most […]

Chipotle Chili Spread

Chipotle Chili Spread

My friend, Trudy, would bring me back a jar of this delicious chili spread when she would visit her second home in the boot of Italy. I always use it up right away and decided it couldn’t be that hard to make. So I set […]

Ultimate Deviled Eggs

Ultimate Deviled Eggs

With Easter on its way, hard-boiled eggs are numerous and everywhere. In Germany and Europe in general, it’s so cool to see the various Meat Markets carrying decorated hard boiled eggs ready to eat! Of course, I bought a few knowing they were the best protein […]

Smokey Chipotle Coleslaw

Smokey Chipotle Coleslaw

Oh am I ready for summer…we’re starting to grill in the chilly evenings anticipating the sun any day now. This weather doesn’t prevent me from planning easy, fast, yummy summer recipes. This is a must if you like chipotle. I usually have a can of the little […]

Crispy Salmon Salad with Garlic Dressing

Crispy Salmon Salad with Garlic Dressing

My husband has mastered the perfect cooking time for salmon on the grill! Plus he’s discovered the nutritional value of eating the crispy skin. I’ve discovered the seasoning and the perfect dressing to accompany this fantastic salad!  The Garlic Dressing is so bold and tasty. If you like […]

Whipped Coconut “Cream Cheese” Frosting

Whipped Coconut “Cream Cheese” Frosting

This is dairy free! And it tastes just like the real thing. You can use this on any cake or cupcake. It is really light and tasty. Try it on my Carrot Cake. Just remember you will need to put a 32 oz carton of […]

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

I have read every carrot cake recipe out there…Well, ok, most of them. And guess what? I decided to do my own thing. I created the moistest rich flavored cake of them all. You tell me…seriously. It is so thick and just the hint of sweet […]

Berry Cake

Berry Cake

Our summer RV’ing was amazing and I bought tons of cooking supplies thanks to my colleagues! I was given a gift certificate for King Arthur and for Amazon. Needless to say, I made sure I bought my cooking staples. I left all my clothes in […]

Cassava Blueberry Pancakes

Cassava Blueberry Pancakes

It is a cold snowy day her in Germany and my tummy needed some comfort food. Since going gluten, dairy and soy free for 2 years I have never tried making gluten free pancakes. What a great day to experiment. I have been trying to avoid […]

Venison Goulash

Venison Goulash

I’d eaten venison years ago in Arizona and was never impressed with it. Maybe it was the way it was cooked or seasoned. Since living in Germany, venison is a way of life. They make venison sausage, goulash, loin roast, and on and on. These […]

Italian Meatball Soup

Italian Meatball Soup

Yes, it is still cold and snowy here, so soup it will be! This one is light, flavorful, and with a distinct yummy flavor. A combo of herbs, tangy spices, and a hint of hot peppers. Check it out and let me know what you […]

Bitter Sweet Orange Mousse

Bitter Sweet Orange Mousse

Ok, I was suspicious at first, but I had to try making this creamy smooth deep dark chocolate mousse with AVOCADO––yes, you heard me, avocado! BUT I did not leave well-enough alone. I had to do my thing and spruce it up. Yes, it needed a […]

Date Drop Cookies

Date Drop Cookies

Woo! Just back from our tour in the USA and had a sweet tooth but the cupboard was empty. So what do you do? Improvise! I had Ghee, almond flour, coconut sugar, gluten-free oats, raw almonds, and dates! These cookies were so chewy in the […]

Best Field Salad with Bacon Dressing!

Best Field Salad with Bacon Dressing!

“Tis the season to eat field salad, fa-la-la-la-la la-la-la-la” Yes, really it is hopping right now. Field salad is so delicious and in restaurants, they serve a yummy bacon dressing on top. I had to figure this out and mastered it to the TEEEE. You can add […]

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

Since I had steamed two small fresh pumpkins and puréed them, I was excited about coming up with some simple pumpkin recipes. Pumpkin bread was at the top of the list. I had a helper, so the mixing went fast! It’s so great to cook’n camp with […]

Red Curry Pumpkin Soup

Red Curry Pumpkin Soup

  Love, love, love this! We were camping at a campground that had a Halloween party for all the kids and families. Lutz happened to notice several pumpkins left on the table after clean up. He grabbed a couple of them, and now I am […]

Cranberry Tangerine Cake

Cranberry Tangerine Cake

This was so yummy and tart. A really great recipe for using those fresh cranberries and tangerines that are now in season. Top it off with Coconut Whipped Cream or a scoop of homemade coconut ice-cream for a perfect holiday dish!        

Coconut Whipped Cream

Coconut Whipped Cream

I can’t take credit for this one since it has been published on several websites. It’s simple and delicious and best of all dairy-free. The only problem is that you need to refrigerate the coconut cream overnight. I usually keep 2 large cartons in the fridge […]

Fireside Salad Bowl

Fireside Salad Bowl

It doesn’t matter what fire you eat this Fireside Salad Bowl in front of, just as long as you try it. Whether in front of a roaring campfire or cozied up in front of your fireplace at home, this works! No setting tables, just a […]

Lutz’s Lentil Soup

Lutz’s Lentil Soup

  I’ve been so blessed to have a partner that enjoys cooking as well. Lutz, my husband, has mastered the art of lentil soup. For those of you that love soup and eat lentils, this is it. I do believe it is all the rain on […]

Bacon Bean Kale Soup

Bacon Bean Kale Soup

For the past 3 weeks, we’ve been enduring the rain.  I’ve decided to go with the flow and make SOUP! Yes, I’m feeling the warmth of the broth and zing of the red pepper flakes! I had to do something to get the blue sky back, […]

Sticky Apple Cake

Sticky Apple Cake

Fall is amazing in Washington. All the campgrounds in the area have apples falling off the trees. A visit to my son’s house led me to this amazing Sticky Apple Cake. He has a HUGE old apple tree in the front yard. Blankets of apples […]

Fresh Applesauce

Fresh Applesauce

I laughed to myself when I decide to post this recipe. As a retired teacher this was one of the funnest class cooking activities we used to do in the fall. Actually I don’t know one early childhood teacher who hasn’t tried this once in their […]

Fresh Apple Bread

Fresh Apple Bread

Fall is EVERYWHERE, and so are the apples. I am in pursuit of the apple lovers dream. So far I have made Fresh Applesauce and fresh Sticky Apple Cake and now this amazing Fresh Apple Bread. It is so good warmed up with a slice of […]

Grilled Steamed Corn

Grilled Steamed Corn

Ok so I don’t eat a lot of grains but when you’re in California and pay $1.50 an ear for no GMO organic white corn you just have to  indulge, just once. My Granddaughters helped me prepare the meal one evening and Ruby will demonstrate […]

Coconut Mounds Cookies

Coconut Mounds Cookies

This cookie will keep you coming back for more. They literally melt in your mouth! Remember the burst of coconut and dark chocolate you get when you bite into a Mounds Almond Bar? And then that snap of the almond? I FOUND IT! And best […]

Lemon & Garlic Chicken

Lemon & Garlic Chicken

Was planning on cooking this on the grill in my iron skillet but since the rain came back I whipped it up in my dutch oven and made tangy Lemon & Garlic Gravy with the sauce. I accompanied it with white asparagus. The lemon gravy was […]

Fresh Coconut Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Fresh Coconut Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Yes, I’m still camp’n and cook’n and this one is a keeper. We bought a fresh pineapple and it was turning to alcohol and my thought was “don’t toss it, cook it!” So I sliced it into rings and kept the core in as well. This […]

Grilled Roasted Garlic Walnut Sweet Potatoes

Grilled Roasted Garlic Walnut Sweet Potatoes

Ok, ok…so I love sweet potatoes and I try all kinds of ways to use them: puddings, breads, shakes, fries, whipped with organic butter and salt––but this is one of my favorites. These are great as a snack or a side, and just so yummy. […]

Spicy Bacon & Purple Cabbage

Spicy Bacon & Purple Cabbage

Ok, so color is the thing that makes food look inviting. I tend to agree. So, count this one colorful! I served this along side my Easy Peasy BBQ Pork Belly and Grilled Roasted Garlic Walnut Sweet Potatoes. This was so delicious, colorful and just […]

Easy Peasy BBQ Pork Belly

Easy Peasy BBQ Pork Belly

Ok, it is finally summer here in Germany and we are on a roll with the BBQ! We ordered some pork belly from our Bio farmer guy at the market!!!! We made some soups and then looked at the last package and said now what…? […]

Oma’s Raisin Cookies

Oma’s Raisin Cookies

  OOOH yum. Truly, I don’t know why I waited so long to experiment with this one. The aroma of these warm morsels while baking was too much! A touch of cinnamon and a pinch of nutmeg just took my memory back to my mother-in-law’s […]

Off the Wall-nut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Off the Wall-nut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ok this is it! When I first started this adventure I missed 2 things…chocolate chip cookies and pizza. Well, I’ve mastered them both now! Life is good.

Foolproof Mayo with a Zing!

Foolproof Mayo with a Zing!

  I am always reading labels and mayo is one of those sneaky things on the grocery shelves…filled with no-no things. So I really wanted to make it myself but I was scared! Thanks to The Healthy Foodie she gave me the confidence to go […]

Baja Shrimp & Zucchini Noodles

Baja Shrimp & Zucchini Noodles

Oh so spicy and flavorful. This is a quick dish and one that sets the house smelling so good! If the windows are open you might have neighbors showing up for dinner. I use a seasoning that is popular in the USA, especially in San Diego. It […]

Vietnamese Please Soup

Vietnamese Please Soup

We go to a little Vietnamese restaurant called Saigon, which is right around the corner. It is one of the restaurants where I feel confident that all the veggies are fresh and come from the open market. Plus, they are happy to accommodate my gluten, […]

White Asparagus

White Asparagus

I never thought about it until I was asked by a colleague one day, “How do you cook white asparagus?” Then  it dawned on me: maybe there are others who wonder how to cook these tasty treats. So here you go my friends!

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

Summer is the time for savory cold salads that keep you going all day. I like to make a huge batch of this Pico de Gallo and use it all week on my eggs, chicken salads, and to top off my Carne Asada tacos or […]

Jalapeño Sweet Potato Hash

Jalapeño Sweet Potato Hash

Woohooh! This was truly an experiment and one that I will repeat. Such flavor, sweet and spicy and bits of fresh jalapeños throughout! Perfect for a side dish with dinner or lunch, or top with a fried or scrambled egg for breakfast and serve with a […]

Prized Pizza Crust

Prized Pizza Crust

FINALLY, after many attempts of trying and eating cardboard crust I believe I found the recipe for my monthly pizza! It was like there all the time, I just had to discover it… LOL. Couple of tricks, and ta-da! You will need cassava flour and […]

Spicy Chicken Wrap

Spicy Chicken Wrap

Quick and easy…that’s what it’s all about on a boat or living in our RV. Plus in the summer who wants the heat in the kitchen. These are so fast to make and you can serve them for lunch, snacks or anytime of the day. […]

B&B Pesto

B&B Pesto

Ok, so I know you are wondering, “What in the world does B&B stand for?” Wait no longer! Create this yourself using Black Basil, Black Olive Oil, and toasted pine nuts! It is so yummy. I used it to marinate our grilled veggies. What a feast! My […]

Grilled Veggies with B&B Pesto or…

Grilled Veggies with B&B Pesto or…

I think summer is starting to realize it is late. Last week it showed it’s shine for a couple days. We took advantage of this and snuck out to do some grilling! I am addicted to these Grilled Veggies with my B&B Pesto. The B&B stands for […]

Lean Green Soup

Lean Green Soup

  You might be quite obvious that I’m not enjoying this spring weather when all I think about is soup. You’re right…But I am looking for the good in the weather. My mantra for this cloudy, rainy month has been: “Thank you universe for the […]

Mocha Brownies

Mocha Brownies

OOOOh so good! Just a hint of coffee flavor to create a deep, dark chocolate bitter-sweet savory flavor. These goodies call for my Chocolate Chip Pistachio Ice Cream. Decadent, moist chocolate brownies with walnuts or almonds…easy-peasy to make! Drizzle with a thin layer of melted fudge […]

Poached Pot Roast Kale Soup

Poached Pot Roast Kale Soup

  After cooking my recipe for Poached Pot Roast, you can turn the leftovers of this yummy pot roast into Poached Pot Roast Kale Soup! I kept all the broth from the Poached Pot Roast, all the broken potato and carrot pieces, along with the […]

A Guest Post: Jodi & Barb’s Waffles

A Guest Post: Jodi & Barb’s Waffles

  I met Jodi and Barb at the cooking class a few weeks ago. Both are super excited about eating healthy and cleaning up their eating habits. While chatting, they shared their Waffle recipe with me, and with their permission, I am posting it for […]

Chocolate Chip & Pistachio Ice Cream Time!

Chocolate Chip & Pistachio Ice Cream Time!

I am willing the sun to come out with this treat. Seriously folks, it’s been raining for 3 days straight and it’s May 29th.  Rain is predicted for tomorrow, too, Memorial Day. Since it’s not raining too bad at the moment, we’ll make a dash […]

Tandoori Chicken In The Rain

Tandoori Chicken In The Rain

Whenever the sun is out, we are out BBQ’ing…well, even when it rains we are out there. We have a big umbrella! When the urge for Indian food hits, nothing can stop us. This recipe is so good. We had just gone out for Indian […]

Powerful Breakfast Cook’n Class

Powerful Breakfast Cook’n Class

  What an amazing morning this last Saturday. I learned so much and met some great new friends! No better way to spend the day than cook’n with a crew of talented, kind, and energetic people. We kicked off the morning with homemade Creamy Dairy-Free […]

Infused Egg Bake & Side Sauce

Infused Egg Bake & Side Sauce

  What a way to start your day! No more excuses for not having time for breakfast. This delicious recipe is easy to make and creates a super breakfast for the whole family, or slice it up into ten individual meals and keep it in […]

Great Grain Free Granola

Great Grain Free Granola

Ok this is for all you folks that have to stay away from grains… I think I’m a convert… This recipe is fantastic. It’s sweet, warm and toasty. I also have another recipe, Granny’s Granola you might want to try as well. It has a […]

Granny’s Granola

Granny’s Granola

This is so yummy. Love this with my Creamy Dairy Free Yogurt. It is so crunchy and great to eat as a snack or breakfast. The topping/sauce can be switched up with my Great Grain Free Granola recipe if you prefer using honey rather than […]

Cassava Sweet Potato Crepes and Ginger Rhubarb Sauce

Cassava Sweet Potato Crepes and Ginger Rhubarb Sauce

DEEEEEElicious! This is all I can say. If you’re feeling a winter hangover this spring in Germany, then this is what you need! Cozy pumpkin or sweet potato crepes with a warm tart topping of rhubarb and a hint of ginger to revive your soul! Of course, […]

Chai Cashew Butter

Chai Cashew Butter

This was inspired by Sonia Lacasse and her great cook book Paleo Home Cooking. I love the chapter on nut butters and did a spin on one of them. Just remember you will need to soak your raw cashews for 10-24 hours. I hope you […]

Turmeric Sweet Potato Protein Nut Muffins

Turmeric Sweet Potato Protein Nut Muffins

  When you work full-time and are constantly on the GO, or have children to run to school, or weekend soccer practice, breakfast is often replaced with fast foods or not even eaten at all! Don’t neglect this important meal. Really, these DELICIOUS muffins are not […]

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with Fig & Mustard Sauce

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with Fig & Mustard Sauce

This is the season to be jolly! Yes, that’s right. It’s asparagus season in Germany. White asparagus is the most popular on this side of the pond. However, I use green asparagus in this recipe for several reasons. One being color…green asparagus wrapped in seasoned […]

Sausage or Spinach Empanadas

Sausage or Spinach Empanadas

Ole! My home is San Diego and I guess this is why I love spicy food so much. Going to Mexico with my daughter, Jericho, and her family this summer was so fun. My daughter and I stayed over night at a winery to the […]

Creamy Dairy-Free Yogurt

Creamy Dairy-Free Yogurt

I have to say this is not my recipe, BUT it is the easiest and best I’ve found. I discovered it on the site, thekitchn.com. It’s really amazing and has never failed. So my thanks goes out to Faith at thekitchn.com! Oh yeah, don’t let […]

Cick’n Chick’n Seasoning

Cick’n Chick’n Seasoning

Ok the name is strange but the flavors are great. This seasoning can be used on pork as well so get out the barbecue and fire it up. We LOVE this stuff and put it on our chicken and our grilled veggies. It’s delicious on potatoes […]

Seasoned Indian Cauliflower Rice

Seasoned Indian Cauliflower Rice

I love this rice. Really it is so versatile and can be adapted to any cuisine. When making African food I add raisins and pistachios. So it can be dressed up to meet your cooking desires and creativity!

Eggs In A Nest

Eggs In A Nest

  Oh yeah, babe! This is Sunday Brunch at our house. We love to sleep in, wake up slow and then head to the kitchen. My job: breakfast; Lutz’s jobs: coffee, music and taking photos or working on photos. Then off to the gym…well, after […]

Century Bread

Century Bread

YES! This is it. The bread of the century. I found it. Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. OMG. Really, I am dancing around. So far, the bread I have made in the past calls for many eggs, and some call for nut […]

Chili Pepper Crackers

Chili Pepper Crackers

This dish went over really well at our Taj Cooking Event! I made them to accompany some of the exotic dips we had and they were all gone before the first course. I had no idea they would be that successful. My photographer wasn’t home […]

Creamy Cardamon Custard & Caramelized Mangos and Bananas

Creamy Cardamon Custard & Caramelized Mangos and Bananas

This custard is so delicious and easy to make. It is refreshing and makes a great desert to impress. You can make it the day before. Then assemble the dessert by warming the custard and caramelized mangos and bananas right before you serve. It is a great accompaniment to […]

Rustic Cajun Seasoning

Rustic Cajun Seasoning

This spice makes a great rub for chicken or pork, and it’ll bring a kick to your morning eggs or hollandaise sauce. It is the main seasoning for Spicy Cajun Delight. Simple to make and stores nicely for months in a sealed jar! Every time […]

Bella Italian Seasoning

Bella Italian Seasoning

This is really beautiful and versatile. You can use it for all Italian recipes and dips.  I try to use my dried plants when making this seasoning. The recipe was constructed using both ground and fresh dried herbs, so get creative and use your cooking […]

Basic Bold Tomato Sauce

Basic Bold Tomato Sauce

This red robust sauce gets its color from my 2 secret ingredients. Ok, no secret anymore. But its due to the sun-dried tomatoes and the dash of dark paprika. Tomato sauce is a staple for me. I make a huge pot and then freeze it […]

Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice

This is the best, really! If you are avoiding grains or carbohydrates then give this a try. It is really yummy and can be flavored according to your cuisine. Simple and quick!

Nut’n Butter Than Indian Butter Chicken

Nut’n Butter Than Indian Butter Chicken

  Butter Chicken is a warm creamy dish that smells and tastes superb. It has a hint of cinnamon and the scent of cardamom that just begs to be eaten with Spicy Lime Chutney! Once again, I searched several sites and read the book Complete Indian written […]

Taj Indian Chicken & Spinach

Taj Indian Chicken & Spinach

I am in love with this creamy spinach curry infused dish! It is so simple and delicious. I usually double the gravy and freeze it so I have it on hand when the urge hits me. The recipe itself is quite simple, but I like to create […]

Tom Kha Gai

Tom Kha Gai

  As you can see, I’m on a soup roll. This is one of my favorite dishes, and it’s easy and quick to make. I can’t say I invented it, but after trial and error and reading a million recipes from the web, this recipe […]

Nut’n Butter Than Almond Cookies

Nut’n Butter Than Almond Cookies

My Grandma was from England and taught me to drink pearl tea and eat British biscuits from the tin. I found the right combination to recreate the biscuits, and now I think of her every time I eat one…or two…or three, or, well, you get […]

Anne´s Zippy Fennel Salad

Anne´s Zippy Fennel Salad

  This is the best salad. I went to my husband’s son’s house to visit in Munich, and his wife made this for us. It is one of the vegetables I get each week from our Bio home delivery company, and it just sits there […]

Melissa’s Pickled Parsnips

Melissa’s Pickled Parsnips

This recipe is dedicated to my sister Melissa. Every year my husband and I travel to my home town near San Diego. The area is known for surfing, meditation, and good food. Although I lived in Del Mar, my stomping grounds stretched all the way […]

European Herb Chicken

European Herb Chicken

European Herb Chicken 4 – Chicken breast cubed Gluten-free pasta or cauliflower rice (see recipe below) Herb Seasoning: 1/4 cup macadamia nut oil or coconut oil 1 tablespoon Minnie’s Italian seasoning * recipe to follow. Or any Italian spice. 1 tsp of Himalayan salt 1 […]

Bomb-a-rama Brownies with Whipped Coconut Cream & Raspberries

Bomb-a-rama Brownies with Whipped Coconut Cream & Raspberries

This is just to die for! Everybody needs a sweet treat once in a while. This super-rich brownie with whipped coconut cream and raspberries is sure to satisfy any sweetest tooth. So decadent and delicious. Enjoy!    

Twisted Chicken over Spiraled Zucchini

Twisted Chicken over Spiraled Zucchini

Chicken Pick your chicken. I buy fresh Bio chicken already cut since my husband and I like different parts so we usually have 2 breasts, 2 wigs 2 thighs, and 2 drumsticks. Chicken 2 onions 4 cloves of garlic 3-5 tsp of coconut oil 3 […]


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