Get Your Bouillon On!

Get Your Bouillon On!

Maybe when it's called for in a recipe, or you just want to ramp up the flavor in a dish you can simply throw in a cube (or teaspoon) or two of commercial bouillon. That's great if that's how you roll. However, that's just not possible for someone who is allergic to the allium family (onions, garlic, shallots, leeks, chives, etc.).  Besides the dehydrated onion and/or garlic found in every Continue reading

Sauteed Kale with Crushed Red Pepper

Sauteed Kale with Crushed Red Pepper

Happy Weekend! Thought I would end the week by sharing the recipe for Sauteed Kale I served with my Artichoke Chicken. Mostly when I hear about sauteed greens, garlic and often onions are involved. That's great if you can have those things, but I can't...so I wondered what I might do instead. Here's what I came up with. Quick & easy! I heated a couple - well, now that I look, maybe 3 - Continue reading

Artichoke Chicken

Artichoke Chicken

This dish was inspired by Pinterest and a guest on The Chew, but I had to make so many changes for my allergies & lifestyle that it's pretty much become my own. It's easy to assemble and stick it in the oven. You do have to baste the chicken every 30 minutes, but oh the wonderful aromas you experience when you do! The ingredients: Preheat the oven to 350, halve your artichoke hearts, Continue reading

Rockin’ Chili & Tex-Mex Seasoning

Rockin’ Chili & Tex-Mex Seasoning

If you haven't tried making your own seasoning blends...you should!  My trying it developed mostly out of necessity, since so many contain onion and/or garlic powder.  I also love the fact that I can control the ingredients, making things as healthy as possible.  Did you know that those seasoning or "mix" envelopes generally contain tons of sodium and other things that aren't so good for you like Continue reading

Easiest Cinnamon Raisin Bread Ever

Easiest Cinnamon Raisin Bread Ever

I do not exaggerate.  In my opinion the only thing that could possibly be easier is to buy a loaf. That’s pretty easy.  BUT 1) you have to leave your house and burn expensive gasoline and 2) you are likely getting something with a reaaaaaaalllllyyyyy long list of ingredients one can only guess are preservatives and dough conditioners and maybe even {gasp} artificial flavors and colors! Never Continue reading