Mardi Gras season is upon us and that means it’s time for some creole cookin’. I decided to develop this healthy-twist on traditional Jambalaya, a dish consisting of meat and vegetables mixed with rice. This would be considered a creole jambalaya, since it has the addition of tomatoes whereas cajun jambalaya does not. This hearty […]
Category: Gluten-free Choices
Recipes that do not contain gluten or give you the choice to use an alternative gluten-free ingredient.
With Super Bowl Sunday right around the corner, hummus is a must. Don’t be left dip-less when the grocery shelves empty. Instead, whip up this healthy peanut butter hummus in 10 minutes or less with ingredients right from your pantry. Hummus typically calls for an ingredient called tahini. Tahini, a paste made from sesame seeds, […]
Thai food has been one of my favorite cuisines to cook lately. The cuisine utilizes tons of fresh items like herbs, garlic, ginger, and lime. It is also fun to play around with more unique ingredients like fish sauce, curry paste, and tamarind paste. Small amounts of these ingredients go a long way with adding […]
Eating fish twice a week is the magic number for health but sometimes it can seem like a daunting task to prepare a nice seafood meal. Luckily, this nut-crusted salmon takes just 5 minutes to whip up and is on the table in under 30 minutes! This recipe is a spin off of my Walnut-Crusted […]
Buddha Bowls are truly the best. Talk about the perfect combination of different flavors and textures all combined into a satisfying and beautiful bowl. The slight sweetness of maple syrup and the acidity of the balsamic vinegar make the perfect pairing for the dressing which is incorporated into several parts of the meal. The slightly […]
Have you ever heard of the flavor umami before? If you haven’t– it is a game changer. Umami is a category of taste–just like sweet, sour, salt and bitter. It is described as the savory taste (aka indescribable yumminess). More technically speaking, umami corresponds to glutamate, a type of amino acid, that is present in […]