What’s for dinner?…..check out this book

What’s for dinner?…..check out this book

Against all Grain, by Danielle Walker is ABSOLUTELY amazing!!!!!  The recipes are simple and delicious.  Some of my favorites; pesto-stuffed prosciutto chicken on page 122, is utterly addicting…and I didn’t have prosciutto on hand so I substituted a fabulous Italian salami.  Usually, I give my husband a larger portion but this dish….I literally walked over and asked to share some of his.  The cauliflower absorbs the luscious flavor and has a wonderful texture.  The second time I made the recipe I doubled up on the cauliflower and…well, I used Italian double smoked bacon instead of prosciutto….again….mouth watering.

Meatloaf meatballs on page 148 were another winner.  Very easy to prepare, sumptuous and delightfully filling.  For preparation ease, I used a store bought organic marinara sauce and sprinkled some mozzarella cheese on top of the meatballs, serving them on large fresh tomato slices and a chopped basil.  We had leftovers…thank goodness and a bit surprising because they were delicious.  I diced up the meatballs and sauteed them in a pan and placed them on an iceberg salad with onions, tomato’s, buffalo mozzarella and lightly dressed with olive oil.

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Chocolate-Banana Muffins, How to make Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Muffins — MyYellowApron

Gluten Free is the new buzz word, yeah? I see and hear gluten free everywhere I go – Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest..everywhere. And of course a big topic of conversation among my health freak friends too. And, as always, I’m averse to change and it would take a lot of coaxing to make me […]

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A GEM in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.                                                                                  Natural Oils, Spices, Vinegars, Fabulous Staff and will ship

During our recent trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming we fell upon a unique store, VOM FASS.  What stood out initially was the clean, Scandinavian interior style with wood shelving and glass decanters filled with various naturally made oils, vinegars in an array of flavors and a fabulous selection of European and local wines.  The delightful staff were all to anxious to have us sample various options from Port Wine to a French Burgundy……..my favorite the Chianti….. which had a case I shipped to my home.

Check out their items on the site below and ….. I highly encourage you to call and order directly from the store.  Free Shipping with a minimum order of $125 (includes shipping wine).

You never know when or where you’ll find a Gem!!!

VOM FASS website

Muffin time!

I love a good muffin for an afternoon pick me up… finding a moist gluten free low sugar option can be a challenge….

However, today after multiple failed attempts I made amazing Pumpkin Raisn Walnut gluten free muffins. Thank you to http://www.kitchenstewardship.com for the recipe …. I did make a few adjustments.

Garbanzo bean flour instead of buckwheat flour, 1/4 c coconut sugar + 1/2 c swerve (sugar replacement) instead of honey.

A little butter and fig preserves and my afternoon looks much brighter.

Pumpkin muffin recipe