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Roasted Vegetable Quinoa

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Vegetarian doesn’t mean boring, and this Roasted Vegetable Quinoa proves it.  There are some bright and fresh flavors in this dish, and its great served warm, room temperature, or cold. Its a perfect potluck dish as it makes a hefty batch (10 cups), but if that’s too much, you can easily halve the recipe. There […]


Rainbow Quinoa Salad

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Everyone has heard about quinoa by now, but many are stumped with what to do with it.  Its the perfect summer salad grain in my opinion.  So versatile, and light.  This salad has virturally every color of the rainbow (hence the name).  The dressing is sweet and tangy and would go amazing with anything you’ve […]


Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Mushrooms

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Thanks to Thinning Down Chicks for this recipe idea!  What a quick & easy appetizer idea!  I modified it to make it only 5 ingredients! [Translate]


Mac & Cheese (Gluten Free & Dairy Free)

August 4, 2011

I tend to have tummy issues with gluten and some forms of dairy.  So Mac & Cheese is usually out of the question for me!  I usually don’t like using soy cheese or other ‘alternatives’ in Mac & Cheese, as it tastes fake, and can be gross to be quite honest!  That is why I’m […]


Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans

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BBQ’s, family gatherings, potlucks.  Who doesn’t love baked beans?  I’ve been wanting to make “from scratch” beans for a while as I hear the taste is amazing compared to any kind of canned beans you can get!  My only stipulation?  Had to be easy, and of course I had to come up with a lower […]


Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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A great Mexican style lasagna!  This is a great recipe to entertain with, but quick and easy enough for a weeknight dinner.  It’s also gluten-free.  Could easily be doubled and placed in a 9×13 inch pan to serve more people. Watch me demonstrate this recipe on Busy But Healthy TV!   Chicken Enchilada Casserole   […]