Breakfasts

Starbuck’s-Style Lemon Loaf (Gluten Free)

Ah, the perfect afternoon snack with a steaming hot cup of coffee. There’s something about citrusy desserts that seem to bring sunshine into my belly on rainy winter days. And summer days. Oh heck, who am I kidding? All the year-round days! This lemon loaf can be thrown together in 15 minutes and can be […]

Eat Dessert First

Chocolate Chocolately Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Oh hi! The title for this post is intentionally chocolately, because, holy smokes, it’s so dark and rich and….chocolately! And gluten-free because my adult kids are celiacs and trips to the ER are not fun at all.  So let’s get down to it. You CAN totally make this cake and be proud of your handiwork…. […]

Casseroles & Comfort Food

Simply the World’s Easiest Mac ‘N’ Cheese

You’ve probably seen those recurring posts for slow cooker mac ‘n’ cheese? They look SO easy, but do they actually work? After all, when it comes to cooking, “easy” doesn’t always equal “good.” I’m here to tell you that the idea of slow cooker mac “n” cheese not only works, it’s brilliant! I’m never making […]

Gluten-Free

Ginger and Sweet Chili Sauce Meatballs

I must be a crazy-creative mood today. This dinner started out as mini meatloaves, but after scrounging through the vegetable drawers in the fridge, it morphed into a gingery-chili deliciousness. Check this out. Ginger and Sweet Chili Sauce Meatballs   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 45 mins   Cuisine: […]

Soups, Stews and Cassoulets

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

  This is one of those recipes that kept showing up in my email or Facebook newsfeed and I kept pushing it away. After all, chili is supposed to be RED, right? And chicken? I thought chili was all about the RED meat. And RED tomatoes. And RED beans. Well, sometimes trying something new is a good […]

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