Welcome To My Kitchen

I began this blog in January of 2016.  It was a new year and collecting my favorite gluten free, night shade and dairy free recipes became one of my one of my 2016 projects.  It has become my favorite project. I have always loved great food.  You can learn so much about a person or…

Baked Feta

  Traditional feta cheese is made with sheep’s milk.  Many people who can not tolerate cow dairy, easily process sheep.  This is a simple and decadent appetizer that will make you a hit at any party.  If you are also avoiding nightshades, you can substitute my mock marina and skip the tomatoes! INGREDIENTS: 8 oz. block of…

Favorite Products: Almond Pasta

Unlike years ago when I started this journey, there are so many incredible substitutes on the market. This one is a little pricey at $11- $15 a pack but it is amazing. You can always make it from scratch but I would never have even thought of almond flour for pasta. This is absolutely delicious…

The Joy Of Cooking

My Birthday recently passed. Normally, it a time of reflection and goal setting. Did I accomplish the things I set out to accomplish? Did I move my family forward in life? Did I take advantage of opportunities to be fully present with those I love? What could I have done more of? What should I…

The Best Mahi Mahi Sandwiches Ever

This Tennessee girl fell in love with Mahi while my Husband was stationed in Honolulu. My experience of fish to that point was muddy cat, bass and brim. In Hawaii you could get it dozens of gorgeous fish including Mahi Mahi. It was so fresh and we could grab this new delicacy for the price…

Eggs Benedict

One of my favorite Sunday morning breakfasts.  It turns any morning into an occasion.  The really great news it that it can be dairy free & gluten free!  Don’t be scared of poaching eggs or making Hollandaise.  You can’t microwave it but it isn’t hard. It takes a bit of practice but it is well…