Living in France in 2015, I quickly learned the French love their sandwiches. Simplistic as they are, baguette sandwiches and paninis are available all over the country, and made with fresh pure ingredients. Most popular is the jambon beurre, or ham sandwich with butter. It’s a national institution, that sandwich! So what does that have to do with this Gluten Free Bahn Mi Sandwich? Well, a lot, actually. Continue Reading
Is it blazing hot where you are? Temps here in Atlanta have been hovering in the 90s and flirting with 100F for weeks. I could not be more over it. Trying to keep cool is nearly impossible. The last thing on my mind lately is firing up the oven. Baking has taken a back burner and meals have become more simple, like these Hawaiian Chicken Wraps. Continue Reading
One of our favorite quick and easy weeknight meals is this Shortcut Korean Barbecue Beef Bowl. Flavors from basic seasonings commonly used in Asian cuisine pair perfectly with bottled barbecue sauce and rich, grass-fed beef, and there’s even some veggies tossed in!
In about 30 minutes, you can have a big batch of barbecue beef plus rice (or if you’re following a grain-free eating plan, maybe some cauli-rice) on the table. It’s a complete meal in one. All you need are bowls and chopsticks and dinner is done! Continue Reading
I can make a meal off these Cheesy Zucchini Cakes. They are delicious straight off the griddle (or out of your skillet). Whip up a batch for a terrific light , meat-free lunch served with a dollop of hummus.
For a heartier meal, they make a tasty gluten-free side dish served with proteins like grilled fish or baked chicken.
The recipe is versatile, too! Use regular cheese if you eat dairy products, or feel free to do what I do and substitute shredded Daiya cheese substitute. If you want to make the dish 100% plant-based, substitute the egg with a “chia egg”. Continue Reading
“Is that really going to work?”
That’s what the “chef” asked me about this recipe. Bless her heart, she’d probably made puff pastry from scratch and profiteroles by the dozens but she couldn’t wrap her brain around this simple recipe.
I have lots of chef friends and some amaze me with their creativity, but sometimes all that skill can be an obstacle in the kitchen. More often than not, it’s the simple recipe that most of us want and need in our life. Continue Reading