Steak Salad

Yesterday, I went out shopping all day long and left my husband home to fend for himself. He works at home and has gotten used to me calling him down for lunch everyday. When I got home at a little past eight last night, he hadn’t eaten anything since I left. Nice. I gave him [...]

Chicken and Rice Wraps with Ginger Sauce

As I was sitting at breakfast on Saturday in my yoga pants and over-sized t-shirt, I turned to my husband and said, “I have done a terrible job getting dressed with this pregnancy.” Without skipping a beat he chimed back, “At least the food is better this time, honey.” I laughed. I am a sucker [...]

Chicken and Rice

Chicken and Rice is one of my family’s favorite recipes. I got this recipe from my favorite cookbook, The Quick Recipe (The Best Recipe Series). This cookbook won the James Beard award in the general category in 2004 and every single recipe I have tried is amazing. Make sure your split chicken breasts are hormone [...]

Enchilada Casserole

Casseroles typically have to be modified in gluten-free cooking, but not this one. I am sure every gluten-free cook has an enchilada casserole recipe. This is the one I use. I like this recipe because it does not rely on store-bought sauce. I got this recipe from an excellent cookbook, Pomegranates & Prickly Pears: Flavorful [...]

Pan-Seared Salmon with Thai Rice Noodles

As I made dinner tonight, I could see my husband and my son enjoying the outdoors. My husband was planting a birch in the corner of our backyard, and my son was concentrating hard on toddling behind a push-toy through the grass. It was one of those perfect afternoons that made it hard to call [...]