Category Archives: Special Diets

Wasabi Lime Salmon

This light and fresh dish is a quick weeknight dinner, but elegant enough to feel like you’re dining at a great restaurant. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind for me. Between work, personal commitments, birthday celebrations and vacations … Continue reading

Posted in Bariatric-Friendly, Fish & Seafood, Gluten Free | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Lime Poppy Seed Cake

  It’s time for another yummy cake choice from Cake Slice Bakers! This month I chose to make the Lime Poppy Seed Cake and did a little twist with it.

Posted in Cakes & Cupcakes, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

Trail Mixes (and adjusting to a new lifestyle)

Wow, it has been too long friends! I’m sorry for my long absence but I have been navigating life differently since I had RNY Gastric Bypass in January. It was a decision I debated for over two years, and now … Continue reading

Posted in Bariatric-Friendly, Breakfast Eats, Other Desserts, Side Dishes | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Thai Red Curry Soup

This soup feeds the inner voice in my head that craves exotic, simple comfort food. It is the perfect weeknight meal when you’ve had a long day of work or playing in the snow.

Posted in Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Poultry, Soups, Stews & Chilis | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Gingerbread Cake with Maple Glaze

I am so excited to share this gorgeous cake with you! Decembers choices for the Cake Slice Bakers group were Coffee & Walnut Cake, Torta Gianduja, Caribbean Coconut Cake or Gingerbread Cake. I really wanted to do something festive for … Continue reading

Posted in Cakes & Cupcakes, Christmas, Vegetarian | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

Rosemary & Garlic Ribeye Roast

Sharing this roast with you today has me feeling an array of emotions. I developed this recipe in early November because I wanted to do something different for Christmas dinner this year. I do not know about you, but by the … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Christmas, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Blood Orange & Pomegranate Sangria

I am so excited to share this recipe with you! I have been wanted to make a fun and festive drink for Christmas and this sangria is the perfect thing. It is wonderful for parties and can be made a few days ahead … Continue reading

Posted in Beverages, Christmas, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Thanksgiving, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Slow Roasted Tomato & Sunchoke Pasta

It is my favorite time of year. The air is crisp and fall flavors of apples, pumpkin and warm spices abound. Lately I have been taking advantage of the cooler weather by enjoying hikes in the woods with my beagle, Sawyer. I … Continue reading

Posted in Pasta Dishes, Vegetarian | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Basil Strawberry Lemonade

It is hard to believe that summer is almost over and the season of pumpkin spice everything is just around the corner. School started last week for our area and I think people are just now getting back in the … Continue reading

Posted in Beverages, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Fajita Salad

Lately I have been craving fresh salads filled with tender greens and brightly colored vegetables. What is it about a colorful salad that is always so appealing? The bold colors of this salad invite you to dive right in and … Continue reading

Posted in Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Poultry, Salads | Tagged , , | 1 Comment