Dairy free mac and “cheese”

Some of us have bodies that “scream” in various ways when dairy is introduced to it, but we still want classic dishes like macaroni and cheese!  Although this recipe doesn’t actually include any cheese, the look, taste, and texture are on par with the real thing.  Turn it into a spicy meal with some cayenne … [Read more…]

Crunchy Asian ramen noodle salad

Everyone needs a good, crunchy meal on a regular basis to make your teeth feel loved.  Okay, maybe that’s just me, but if you are looking for something to crunch away on that is full of flavors, this dish is for you!  I highly recommend the browning of the noodles and almonds, so be sure to … [Read more…]

Puttanesca pizza

With Super Bowl Sunday quickly approaching, one of the top pizza sales days of the year, how about a homemade alternative to delivery that you make in the…slow cooker?  That is not a typo.  Have you ever burned a pizza in the oven?  You won’t have to worry about this burning and the dough is a … [Read more…]

Tomato florentine soup

Rarely is there something worthwhile in the good old snail mail anymore, unless of course you are into bills and “the last credit card you will ever need” applications.  But whenever that Kroger logo shows up, it’s either hand picked coupons, recipes, or the best of both worlds with their magazine which is just what recently arrived with numerous … [Read more…]

Sesame noodles and vegetables

Having looked at and tried many variations on sesame noodles and various vegetables, I decided to put together a recipe that was the best of them all and something that almost any diet could include.  With so many options, there is not just one place I can give credit to for this recipe, and it is completely … [Read more…]

Lighter baked mac and cheese

Lactose intolerance has never stopped me from trying a good mac and cheese.  This rendition is perfect for the holidays with red peppers and green spinach on display in every bite.  Nothing against your store-bought box of mac and cheese, but they can’t hold a candle to this dish.  With three different dairy sources and … [Read more…]

Vegetable noodle soup

I went looking for a simple but tasty vegetable noodle soup, but every recipe had something slightly different or that just didn’t seem to fit. In the end I took ingredients from multiple recipes and made my own version of it to satisfy my cravings. Turned out pretty good, don’t you think? Check out the … [Read more…]