Root Vegetable Gratin (Vegan)
November 19, 2016 – 7:36 am | No Comment

While I personally follow a omnivorous diet, I nonetheless believe in making it a plant-centric one. We do Meatless Mondays in my house, and on days we do eat meat of some kind, it’s limited …

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Lactose-free foods and recipes for the digestively-challenged

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Jicama Slaw
July 19, 2016 – 11:12 am | No Comment
Jicama Slaw

Hello again, friends! It’s been far too long since I last posted, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been mucking around in the kitchen.  I mark the passage of time by cycles of loading and …

Black Beans & Green Rice (Arroz Verde)
June 7, 2012 – 8:27 am | No Comment
Black Beans & Green Rice (Arroz Verde)

It seems that every culture’s cuisine has a version of kitchen-sink rice.
Our babysitter, who is from Trinidad, calls her version Rice Pilau.  Basically, she raids our freezer and pantry, mixing in every frozen vegetable and …

My Big, Fat, Gluten-Free Birthday
November 13, 2011 – 6:15 pm | 2 Comments
My Big, Fat, Gluten-Free Birthday

Before you get too excited, I won’t be posting a recipe for the fantastic Gluten-free Banana Cake with Nutella filling and Chocolate Buttercream Icing that  we got to celebrate my birthday this year… but …

Avocado Tacos
July 10, 2011 – 12:03 pm | One Comment
Avocado Tacos

If “taco night” takes your mind to a greasy place of fried tortilla shells stuffed with a generic combo of sloppy refried beans, ground beef, lettuce, shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream, then you’ve been …

Chipotle Chili: I Can’t Believe it’s not Bacon!
May 26, 2010 – 6:40 pm | 4 Comments
Chipotle Chili: I Can’t Believe it’s not Bacon!

You’d have to be blind to miss the fact that bacon is having an extended moment in the foodie scene.  This past year alone I’ve come across bacon chocolate, bacon jam and bacon-chocolate-chip pancake mix …

Mission Possible: A Healthy Tamale
April 3, 2010 – 3:58 pm | 2 Comments
Mission Possible: A Healthy Tamale

When the universe closes a door, it opens a window.
And indeed it was so when our attempt to follow a recipe for a (naturally gluten-free) empanada using mashed plantains for the dough failed miserably.  The …