zucchini ribbons/noodles

Pasta is wonderful and all, but it doesn’t fit into my no-wheat diet. Pasta is one of those carbs we could probably do without. However, if you/I must eat it, whole wheat pasta is best. Now spaghetti squash has thus far been my favorite pasta substitute, but it can get boring. Recently, zucchini noodles, or … More zucchini ribbons/noodles

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caramel popcorn

I don’t know what happened or when or why but all of a sudden I love caramel popcorn. I mean I definitely enjoyed it before but now I have an entirely new appreciation for it. It all started with this pin from Pinterest for microwave caramel popcorn with nuts. Nuts + caramel + popcorn= too … More caramel popcorn

sweet potato pie

My mom’s new recipe I promised yesterday? This is it: Sweet Potato Pie. Yum, yum, yum. Everyone who thinks Pumpkin Pie is the classic Thanksgiving dessert is right. However, I motion for Sweet Potato Pie to take its place. Pumpkins get their share of the spotlight (*cough* Halloween) in the fall. Sweet potatoes never get … More sweet potato pie

cauliflower fauxtatoes

Alright people it’s Thanksgiving week! That means food, food, food, food! Oh, and of course family, friends and being thankful and stuff. In all seriousness though I am beyond thrilled to be going home on Tuesday. I need some serious relaxation/down time. What better way to unwind than with home-cooking? Every day this week I’ll … More cauliflower fauxtatoes