• Marian’s Chili (Big Batch)

    I remember the day I slid myself into the high seated chair at the bar facing my mother’s kitchen. I asked her for her chili recipe. She laughed. My mom derives no pleasure from cooking. It’s not a secret. Those are her words, and I quote. She turned from me, opened the cupboard door, scrounged around for a quick moment…and then flopped a package of McCormick’s chili seasoning on the counter. “There”, she said, “instructions are on the back”. And we both laughed. I’ve never been “big” on chili but a bowl from time to time through the winter months is some of the best comfort food. And so, for…

  • Ground Turkey, Green Beans & Mushrooms

    This recipe has me dreaming about all the fresh green beans to come this season from the garden. Before their arrival I took a run at perfecting it for our tastes with the store bought variety…which are also good but simply can’t hold a candle to what is grown at home. This last go-round the dish hit all the high notes and I feel the need to tinker no more! Gluten free. Dairy free. Packed with nutrients. Super quick and simple. Fresh. Fresh. Fresh. If you haven’t already – follow me on Facebook and Instagram for other little 3 under 3 in 15 months tidbits you won’t find anywhere else!

  • Knock Off (Gluten Free) KFC Bowls: The Instant Version

    Can I turn you on to one of the most ridiculously simple, quick and yummy dishes that have come through my kitchen recently? I got the idea from a good friend who made this casserole-style for my family when I was serving my 15 week bed rest sentence. God. Bless. Her. Then, in true Celiac fashion, I switched it up to make it safe for me to eat. These knock-off KFC bowls can be as easy or complicated as you wish to make them. In a perfect world, the last time I made them, I would have tackled it all from scratch. In my real world I relied on lots…