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Mexican Street Corn Casserole

Mexican Street Corn Casserole

There is something about summer, sun, lakes parades, beaches and bonfires that screams ROASTED CORN!

This casserole is gluten free, easily grain free (send me a comment if you want some help with an easy adaptation), vegetarian and/or vegan (if using a vegan cheese sauce).

It's a crowd pleaser, filling, comfort food.

Ginger Glazed Pumpkin Bars

Ginger Glazed Pumpkin Bars

ain free, refined sugar free, dairy free

I'm a sucker for a good pumpkin bar in the fall. I love how it makes the whole house smell....well and it's a little gratifying when the neighbors come over because the smell wafts clean out the windows, spilling into the streets. Okay, well that may be romanticism but you get the idea.

This is my take on a bar that is light and tasty, with those sharp tastes of cinnamon and ginger, softened by a coconut yogurt cream topping. I'll take this one as a hit since both of my teenagers devoured the...

Tuna Boats

I tend to get on little kicks about what I'm eating. Certain foods will be my favorite for a while and then I'll move on to something else. Lately it's been these delicious little lunches that I so love and look forward to! They're quick simple little tuna salad boats. I love that it literally takes me 30 seconds to make one and I can take it with just as easy as a sandwich.

make the tuna salad up ahead of time and keep it in the fridge you can decide how ambitious you are if you want to make...

Bones Burger Taco Salad

Bones Burger Taco Salad

So, if you don't know, my husband and I have created a little side company selling burgers that are gluten free and vegetarian, and amazing. (www.nobonesveggieburger.com) Not like the disgusto creations that are currently on the market. (no offense. but choosy health nuts still like things to taste good)

Well, in the course of making the perfect recipe, there have been lots of trials....and errors. Oh what to do with the errors? Well, this week, I crumbled some of the failed experiments and made a ground burger out of them and used it to top my taco salad. Fan - spankin-...

Creamy White Bean Soup

Saute together:

2 tablespoons olive oil,

1 tablespoon basil

one diced onion

1 cup shredded carrots

1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes

3 cloves garlic.

Saute until slightly tender. Then add:

1 can butter beans,

1 teaspoon Sage

a dash of salt and pepper,

2 cups beef broth

and the cream sauce.

The cream sauce is made of:

1/2 cup each of

macadamia nuts

cooked butternut squash

and coconut milk


This is a great cream soup without the cream!  Macadamia nuts are full of protein and the kind of healthy fats you want to help remove the bad fats in the body.  Butternut squash is a fantastic use of good carbs, the kind the body requires for...