Gluten Free

Grilling 101: How to Grill Just About Everything This Summer

This post originally went live two years ago. As I was cleaning up our own grill this weekend I figured it might be a nice time for a refresher! I really love to cook.  I enjoy the rhythm of chopping, dicing, and sautéing; waiting while faint scents become tantalizing aromas that engulf a space, and the pleasure of knowing that friends and family have been nourished by food.  It’s therapy. I can poach and chiffonade like a pro and have single handedly cooked an entire Thanksgiving dinner, but for whatever reason, have always been …

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How-To Freeze or Dry Fresh Herbs like Basil, Thyme, Parsley and More

A couple of months ago I picked up a handful of small herb plants for the backyard. Little did I know how useful they would prove to be! As they continue to grow and produce, I was reminded of this post from Lauren Daniel and thought it was time to revisit! Keep reading for the full tutorial on how to freeze or dry your fresh herbs… This spring my husband made all my herb garden dreams come true and helped me build a “salad table”, which is basically an herb and lettuce raised bed garden that is table height. I (Lauren) absolutely …

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Crispy Carnitas Taco Bowl Recipe

This delicious taco bowl recipe combines crispy pulled pork with beans, veggies, rice and so much flavor! It’s so easy to make and sure to be a weeknight dinner favorite! This recipe is part of our 2-for-1 recipe series. The idea is that you cook once, but get two completely different meals out of it. Last week we presented the super easy, flavorful Pulled Pork Stuffed Japanese Potato but it doesn’t end there. Now we are going to take that leftover delicious, juicy pork and create something totally different with it. This Crispy …

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Gluten Free Strawberry Chocolate Chip Scone Recipe

Ready for a little springtime baking? This strawberry chocolate chip scone recipe has been a favorite of mine for years! It requires no eggs and the ingredients can be substituted to fit whatever you have in your pantry! This strawberry chocolate chip scone recipe has been one of my favorites for years, long before I ever had kids. I’ve made it a dozen different ways, too. You can use all types of different fillings, glaze or no glaze, and almost any type of flour. For grain-free, you can sub a combo of almond and coconut flours or you …

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