Monthly Archives: September 2014

Caprese Spaghetti Squash

Caprese spaghetti squash is a delicious, gluten free and vegetarian recipe, perfect for transitioning from summer to fall!

Gluten Free Caprese Spaghetti Squash

It’s gluten free, it’s vegetarian, it’s my new favorite “Meatless Monday” fall recipe!

Spaghetti squash combined with a caprese salad, what’s not to love?!

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Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls

This gluten free recipe for popcorn balls combines kettle corn with peanut butter cereal, creamy peanut butter, honey & marshmallows for a delicious treat!

Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls

Is it just me or do you think of popcorn balls and Halloween hand-in-hand? It’s kind of like stuffing and Thanksgiving.

Why do we not eat popcorn balls and stuffing year-round? I mean, they’re both really delicious! I think I’m going to start the year-round stuffing and popcorn ball trend, who’s coming with me? 😉

While thinking of new fall recipes, including ideas for fall holidays, like Halloween, I came up with my own little twist on popcorn balls!

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5 Great Ways to Incorporate Almond Milk Into Your Life

Last week I challenged a group of friends to try Silk Vanilla Almond Milk for the first time.

I’ve loved it for years and have found a variety of ways to incorporate the creamy, flavorful, dairy-free milk into my life!

I shared my top 5 favorite ways for incorporating almond milk into my life with my friends, and today I’m here to share them with you!

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Pumpkin Pulled Pork

Pork tenderloin is rubbed with a pumpkin spice mix, then slow cooked in a pumpkin sage sauce in this gluten free crock pot pumpkin pulled pork recipe!

Pumpkin Pulled Pork Sandwich Recipe

Oh pumpkin season, you have arrived and I am not upset about it at all!

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Italian Polenta Turkey Casserole

Layers of creamy polenta, Italian seasoned turkey and balsamic roasted cherry tomatoes make up this delicious gluten free turkey casserole recipe!

Italian Polenta Turkey Casserole

This dish. This dish!!! Seriously, this dish y’all! 

Ok, I think you get my point, I’m obsessed with this dish! So simple, so much flavor!

But don’t take my word for it, one of my best friends came over for dinner last week and said, “this is the best thing I’ve ever eaten that you’ve made!”

Coming from someone who has eaten dozens of my recipes over the years, I took this as a huge compliment, and knew that I had a winner on my hands!

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Gluten Free Taco Party Mix

Corn cereal, pretzels, popcorn, peanuts and cashews are tossed with taco seasoning & hot sauce in this delicious gluten free party mix recipe!

Gluten Free Taco Party Mix

Today’s post is sponsored by Nature’s Path.

One very fond memory I have of growing up in Oklahoma during the fall was the party mix my Dad used to make. He would make it on the weekends to eat while watching football games.

It slow baked in the oven and the house smelled amazing! He would lay it out to cool and I would sneak my teeny little hands up on the counter to grab a bite! 😉

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Thai Beef Noodle Bowl

This Thai beef noodle bowl combines delicious sirloin strips with Thai peanut sauce and rice noodles for an easy, gluten free recipe!

Thai Peanut Beef Noodle Bowl

One of my go-to quick & easy weeknight meals is an Asian rice or noodle dish, such as this Quinoa Fried Rice or Gluten Free Kung Pow Beef & Noodle Bowl . They can be tossed together in just a few minutes and are always delicious!

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Skin Boosting Blueberry Avocado Smoothie

This gluten free & vegan blueberry avocado smoothie recipe combines ingredients that help firm the skin and offset the free radical aging process!

When it comes to getting a little older day by day, working a little harder day by day and sleeping a little less day by day, I need a little help when it comes to keeping my skin looking young, fresh and wrinkle-free (and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone on this!)

On a recent visit to see my beautiful, talented and super sweet esthetician, Elizabeth Rabena, I asked her about things I could do to improve those annoying circles under my eyes. Seriously it’s like one day I woke up and was no longer 22, how did that happen? Haha!

She recommended incorporating more turmeric in my diet to help with the dark circles.

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Butternut Squash Sausage Strudel

Roasted butternut squash, sausage and herbed ricotta cheese are wrapped up in a braided puff pastry for this delicious savory strudel recipe!

Butternut Squash Sausage Strudel

We’re about 3 weeks away from the beginning of fall and boy, oh boy, the only things I can think about right now are pumpkins and squash, and how I can incorporate them into new recipes on the blog!

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Buffalo Chicken Salad Sliders

A simple buffalo chicken salad is tossed together in 10 minutes, then placed on slider buns for the perfect game day appetizer, lunch or dinner!

Buffalo Chicken Salad Sliders

Oh hey, have I mentioned football season is back? As a matter of fact, I’m pretty sure that’s how I’ve started every post on the blog for the last 2 weeks!

Yes, I’m excited and yes, I love recipes that are perfect for game day, but these little sliders are really perfect for any day!

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Cheesy Green Chili Chicken Rolled Tacos

Sweet & spicy green chili chicken is added to these rolled tacos with two different kinds of cheeses & baked up for a crispy treat, perfect for game day!

Green Chili Chicken Rolled Tacos

Football season is officially here!!!

My beloved Oklahoma Sooners took the field for their first game of the season on Saturday and put up an impressive 48 points against Louisiana Tech. In less than a week my San Diego Chargers will take the field against Arizona for their first regular season game.

If you read my blog regularly or follow me on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, you know that I’m a total football fanatic!

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