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Gluten Free Bacon, Fig & Goat Gouda Grilled Cheese

Gluten Free Bacon, Fig & Goat Gouda Grilled Cheese
The holidays are upon us and there is so much to be done, and yet so much to be celebrated. For an easy festive meal, I recommend this grilled cheese. It only takes about 20 minutes to make and saves your time for hanging by the fire and relaxing, wrapping presents, or crushing out the last of your year’s to do list. And did we mention, it is divine?...

Cucumber, Tomato & Avocado Salad

Nothing quite feels like summer more than a cucumber and tomato salad. Growing up in the South we would mix cucumbers, tomatoes, mayonnaise and lemon together. Add salt and pepper and call that a salad. I dressed up my favorite childhood version with a basil vinaigrette as the dressing, sheep’s milk ricotta instead of mayonnaise, and added avocado,...

Beef Quinoa Taco Salad

With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, I wanted to make a gluten free, corn free taco option to share.  Since I don’t usually have the option of tortillas, I have fallen deeply in love with the quinoa taco salad option.  For a vegan version, check out my Coconut Quinoa Salad with Mango vinaigrette recipe.   For this recipe, I feature grass fed...

Pear Tuna Salad with Avocado

Pear Tuna Salad with Avocado
This tuna salad is my current lunch addiction. It is so easy to make and it just tastes fresh, sweet and crunchy.  The perfect recipe to go with this warmer spring weather.  Growing up my mom used to make this recipe with apples.  I decided to switch it for pears for a little sweeter and softer taste.  I also use green onions instead of red onion that she...

Kale & Portobello Salad with Almond Ginger Dressing

I basically eat salads for lunch always, year round, regardless of the weather. A gal’s gotta get her greens. I also tend to get really tired after lunch, and salads help balance that out. Especially followed by a hot mate. This is the last day of my 22 day vegan challenge. I had to start adding wild fish and cutting out carbs (aside from a little...

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