Tomato Basil Tuna Salad

Cooler weather means it’s time to use up those garden leftovers before it’s too late. So I spent an hour last night gathering up all the goodness.title4

On a random side note, witnessing our first frost last year was most fascinating. One moment my flowers were beautiful and thriving and then literally in 12 hours they were black, shriveled, and lifeless. I was actually shocked how much damage frost can do in an instant. Hmm…feel like there’s a spiritual analogy in there somewhere… Continue reading

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Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

I’ve been in a chicken salad, toasted sourdough, glass of iced tea kind of mood lately.

You too? Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

If you follow a Low-FODMAP diet

If you are gluten free

If you are dairy free

If you just have a hankering for delicious chicken salad…

…then this low-maintenance recipe is for you!! Continue reading

Good Morning Oatmeal: with coconut milk, bananas, & pecans (low-fodmap)

Want a fabulous way to start your day? A quick breakfast that leaves your taste buds happy and you full of energy?Low Fodmap oatmeal with coconut milk, bananas, and pecans

Oatmeal. You know…those little flakes collecting dust in your pantry?

This breakfast is classic but I just HAD to share this recipe. Watching my husband eat this concoction lately inspired me. I tried this combo at work and was all smiles. I may have greeted those around me with, “Good morning!” and then with added gumption, “I’m really enjoying my oatmeal!!” Awkward. Just awkward.

So in light of not scaring my co-workers, I decided to share my enthusiasm with you all instead! Be glad. Be very glad. Continue reading

Gluten Free Pasta with Sausage, Cherry Peppers, & Red Wine

Ok, it’s official. I think I’m in love. With sausage and cherry peppers, that is. Whoever arranged this marriage was genius.

I discovered this meal at a fancy Italian bistro and truth be told, I was a little timid. I mean, who can pronounce all those fancy words like scarpariello? And what the heck were cherry peppers anyway?pasta with sausage, cherry peppers, and red wine

To my surprise, recreating the dish at home was quite easy and successful! Which left me wondering, what would Scarpariello taste like with tomato sauce and red wine? In one word? Awesome. Delicious. Fan-freakin-tastic. Ok, maybe that’s three words.

Did I mention this is also Low-Fodmap and Gluten Free? Continue reading