Gluten Free Empanada Mexican Pie

Mexican Empanada pie

What started as a gluten free empanadas recipe turned into a Mexican pie.  I simply can’t stand in the kitchen all day rolling small empanadas, but love the taste of this recipe. The great thing is you can do tons of variations on the filling.  I use very plain filling, however you can use chorizo … Read more

Guinea Fowl Slow Cooker Recipe

guinea fowl slow cooker recipe

Guinea fowl is a domesticated bird that tastes a bit like a cross between pheasant and chicken.  The legs and wings are darker meat, while the breasts are white like chicken. I purchased it through a local farmer near Phoenix, and this was the first time cooking it. I converted this roasted guinea fowl recipe … Read more

Chickpea Veggie Soup

chickpea veggie soup

A friend of mine was sick, so I thought I’d try a new soup recipe.  I found a great Mushroom Chickpea Soup with Veggies and Greens recipe on Pinterest (follow me here!), but then I found out he was allergic to a bunch of the veggies.  So on to plan B.  Make something up! Turned … Read more

Vegan Cauliflower Pizza Crust

vegan cauliflower pizza

I tried a vegan cauliflower pizza crust once with major failure. I did not dry it at all, nor did I cook it before hand, so it just ended up as a really soggy pizza. Not good. This crust, however, is different.  I modified the vegan cauliflower pizza crust recipe from Detoxinista, and it turned out amazing. … Read more

Vegan Eggplant Caponata Recipe

This gluten free, vegan, vegetarian eggplant caponata is simply amazing.  With no sugar or oil, you will be shocked how delicious this tastes. This is now going to be one of my stable foods. I was a little worried about the olives, but it turned out perfect. Prep: 15 min Cook: 30 min Yields: 4-6 servings Ingredients [row] … Read more

Mexican Black Bean Salad

Mexican Black Bean Salad

When I want food on the go, I head over to Chipotle for their salad bowls.  I love them so much, I started making them at home.  Here is my version, and with the rice pre-prepped, this is a quick meal as well. Ingredients Directions

Garlic Cilantro Rice

Garlic Cilantro Rice

Now that I am vegan, rice is one of my stables.  This garlic cilantro rice my cousin turned me on to.  It is great for making in bulk, and if you have a rice maker, it is super simple as well. Prep: 5 min Cook: 40 min Yields: 5 servings Ingredients [row] [column size=’1/2′] 1 clove of garlic fresh … Read more

Roasted Tomato Asparagus Pasta

Roasted Tomato Asparagus Pasta

This quick pasta recipe is great to throw quickly together.  Go vegan/vegetarian or add shrimp or chicken for carnivores. Prep: 10 min Cook: 15 min Yields: 5 servings Ingredients [row] [column size=’1/2′] 1 bag of rice corn pasta or another gluten free pasta 1 lbs. fresh asparagus 16oz. can of roasted tomato 6 oz. can tomato sauce (make sure that there are no extra … Read more

Chocolate Power Bar Muffins


These delicious muffins have no flour, are fairly easy to make, and delicious. They are not super sweet muffins but more power bar muffins. A great go to breakfast grab. Prep: 5 min Cook: 20 min Yields: 1 dozen Ingredients [row] [column size=’1/2′] 1 cup creamy peanut butter 2 very ripe bananas 1/4 cup maple syrup … Read more

Shrimp Salad


This shrimp salad recipe is very easy to make, is perfect for the summer and is low FODMAP and gluten free. If you want to zest it up, add some fresh parsley or basil. Prep: 10 min Cook: 3 min Yields: 4 servings Ingredients 1 bag frozen shrimp, pre-cooked 1/2 fresh pineapple 1 tomato 1 bag rice noodles 1 … Read more