“Temaki” – Easy Grain-Free Sushi

Easy Grain-free sushi recipe - Make this temaki sushi - great for a family dinner or for a large party

{Our family loves ethnic foods.  And some of our favorites are on this blog - Pakistani Kima (ground beef curry), Moroccan Carrots, Moroccan Vinaigrette and Chat Masala, my version an Indian spice that goes great with almost anything. I lived in Japan for a year and sushi was one of the foods I was treated to frequently.  I'm thrilled that now to have a grain-free sushi recipe that fits ...Read The Full Post

What’s for Dinner? You’re Covered with More than a Month of Grain-free Beef Recipes

Grain-free Ground Beef Recipes

About 2:00 every afternoon, my 9 year old son asks, "Mom, what's for dinner?" Too much of the time I respond, "Umm... I don't know yet. Any good ideas?" Can you relate to this scenario? ...Read The Full Post

Healthy Dinner in a Flash –Homemade Hamburger Helper

Homemade Hamburger Helper - Beef Skillet. Gluten & Dairy Free - and sans the chemical ick!

{Please welcome the talented Tessa the Domestic Diva.  She is bringing us an amazing Homemade Hamburger Helper - Beef Skillet.  Fast dinner without the box and the chemical ick!} As a mom, I absolutely ADORE one pot (or skillet) meals! They are convenient and super easy to clean up. As a child, I loved all the variations of Hamburger Helper...but today the frightening ingredient list means ...Read The Full Post

DIY Meal Replacement Shakes – like ” Pediasure ®”

If you or someone you love is unable to eat solid foods for awhile due to swallowing issues, illness, or they just don't want to eat, try these DIY Meal Replacement Shakes like "Pediasure®". No icky additives and no preservatives.

{Please welcome Angela from Grassfed Mama.  She is sharing a fabulous recipe for DIY Meal Replacement Shakes - like "Pediasure®".  What a GREAT idea for those who want to eat Real Food but have an eating challenge.  LOVE it.} As a speech therapist, part of my job (about 60% in the nursing home) was swallowing evaluations and rehabilitation. As we age, sometimes we lose the ability to eat real ...Read The Full Post

Bibimbap – Korean Fried Rice (paleo, grain free)

Bibimbap - Paleo Korean Fried Rice

  {I love finding new easy dinner recipes to get me out of our dinner "rut".  Now, we still love my ground beef curry and this Homemade Hamburger Helper, but I'm thankful for this latest addition to our repertiore.  Please welcome Naomi from Almost Bananas as she brings us a recipe I have been sooo wanting to make:  Bibimbap.  Korean Fried Rice.  She has a lovely blog of whole food and has ...Read The Full Post

Low Carb Comfort Food — Shepherd’s Pie with Roasted Veggies (grain & dairy free, vegan option)

Looking for a healthier remake of your favorite comfort foods? This Low Carb Shepherd's Pie Recipe is a new take on an old favorite. Loaded with roasted veggies, and topped with yummy whipped cauliflower, it's sure to please.

Finding recipes that are kid-friendly and healthy can be a challenge. In our home, we love this Pakistani Kima, Gluten-free Chili Mac, Baked Chicken Nuggets, and this Oven Barbecued Chicken. Now, Candace from Candida Free Candee shares a Low Carb Shepherd's Pie Recipe that is sure to be a new favorite of ours.  Shepherd's pie typically is topped with mashed potatoes, which, while totally yummy, is ...Read The Full Post

Need Dinner Fast? Healthy Chili Mac & More Quick and Easy Meals

Need Quick Easy Meal Ideas? This Gluten Free Chili Mac is one of our family's favorites and it's in a line up with a bunch of other easy healthy meals that are all gluten free. Guaranteed to help you get dinner on the table in a hurry!

I am always looking for easy healthy meals like our Pakistani Kima, Easy Baked Chicken Nuggets, Low Carb Shepherd's Pie, Healthy Hamburger Helper, and Oven Barbecued Chicken. So you know I was thrilled to get this Healthy Chili Mac Recipe from Tessa of Tessa Domestic Diva. I love Tessa's selection of healthy, attractive, and special diet friendly recipes (she's got a beautiful site as well.)  I ...Read The Full Post

Allergy-Free Meatballs with DF Cream Sauce (grain, egg, & dairy-free)

Meatballs! Dairy, Egg, and Grain Free! GAPS-Friendly :). Think you need to give up meatballs just because you are on a special diet? No way! These meatballs hold together and are super tasty even without dairy, egg, or grain! And they come with a great dairy-free mushroom sauce to boot!

{If you're on the paleo diet or have food allergies to dairy or egg, making meatballs can be a chore.  My mom's Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs was one of my favorite childhood meals.  My mom would simmer the sauce all day and then would serve us a bunch on a piece of bread when it was almost done..... Mmmmmm... Well, my son is deathly allergic to dairy and egg whites, and we are also ...Read The Full Post

Pasta Primavera with Eggplant Noodles and Vegan Alfredo Sauce (grain free, paleo, vegan)

Dairy Free Pasta Primavera on Eggplant Pasta! Great paleo dish.

{Our family has been eating more and more of a grain-free diet and as such, we've been looking for more grain-free recipe like this low carb Shepherd's Pie, Easy Grain-free Sushi, and Grain-free and Dairy-free Meatballs. Today, Lauren from Oatmeal With a Fork brings us a wonderful eggplant pasta made with vegetable noodles to add to our repertiore.} ...Read The Full Post

Tips for Frugal Meals ~ and Super Fast Indian Lentils

Indian Lentil Curry Pressure Cooker

  With the price of everything going up...up...and up....(you've noticed, right?) Frugal is really in style now. I know I, for one, have been watching our food budget got up and it's gotten me thinking about ways to save more money in that category. Join me over at The Balanced Platter today where I am sharing some of my favorite tips for making frugal meals. And I'm also doing ...Read The Full Post