Gluten Free

Healthier Spaghetti Carbonara

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I love carbonara.  It is, hands down, my very favorite pasta.  The true traditional carbonara is straight up bacon and eggs and pecorino with the yolk making this lovely creamy, velvety sauce.  What you see in restaurants is usually all of these things and loaded with cream to boot.  Decadent and HORRIBLE for you.  So […]

Appetizer

Mix It Up Monday: Spicy Kale Chips

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I’ve been hearing about kale the last couple of years as some kind of nutritional power house.  But it’s a green and other than basic spinach, I’m not really a fan of greens.  Given I’m southern, this probably breaks a law somewhere, but whatever.  Sometime earlier this year, I saw kale chips mentioned on one […]

Meatless

Mix It Up Monday: White Pizza Grilled Cheese

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I ran across this recipe on Pinterest and immediately knew I HAD to try it.  Because, seriously, it combines two of my favorite foods–white pizza and grilled cheese.  What’s not to love?  It’s a Cheese Lover’s Dream.   I opted to make these Friday night for our girls’ weekend.  Mine didn’t turn out as pretty […]

Baking

Mix It Up Monday: Gluten Free Sandwich Bread

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When you go gluten free, of course the biggest thing you crave are all the things you aren’t supposed to have.  That includes good sandwich bread.  We’ve tried a handful of recipes with varying degrees of success.  Most were okay for regular sandwiches, but were epic epic fail for grilled cheeses (which, IMO, constitute their […]