Smoky Chipotle Bacon Zucchini Cake Recipe

Chipotle Bacon Zucchini Cake |

Recipes just happen upon me sometimes.A friend brought me zucchini, freshly picked from her backyard garden, I had a tasty chunk of Kerrygold Aged Cheddar in the fridge, and my son wanted bacon.So when I made my son the bacon, I (naturally) made extra and left the grease in the pan.  Then I grated the zucchini … [Read more...]

Chocolate Avocado Cake Recipe on Mind Body Green {Gluten-Free}

Gluten-Free Chocolate Avocado Cake Recipe on Mind Body Green

I'm really happy to announce that today I had my third recipe published on Mind Body Green!It just happens to be my favorite gluten-free creation of all time.  And that's all I'm going to say.  Journey over to Mind Body Green to read all about it, and get the recipehere. … [Read more...]

Grilled Split Pea Vegetarian Burger Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Grilled Split Pea Vegetarian Burger Recipe |

I never know what to call something like this, other than a "burger."  The truth is though, in my humble opinion a burger is a sandwich that includes a bun, cooked meat, and usually other ingredients such as cheese, onion, tomatoes, etc.  That said, it simply doesn't sound as delicious to call this a vegetarian "patty" … [Read more...]

Summer Hors d’Oeuvre Recipe: Minty Lime Granita Strawberry Cups

Summer Hors d'Oeuvre Recipe: Minty Lime Granita Strawberry Cups |

Delicious, pretty, refreshing and incredibly fun!  This is quite possibly the best summer hors d'oeuvre your guests will have ever had!  (In my humble opinion, of course.)If you choose to add the vodka, it's like a sweet, edible cocktail. So cool. … [Read more...]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes 2014

Cinco De Mayo Recipes 2014 |

Every year I create a handful of recipes with a Mexican vibe, and I gather them together to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.  (No, I'm not making all of these! ) There are two more days until this super delicious holiday, so who will you invite?  What will you cook? … [Read more...]

Blue Corn Blueberry Chocolate Muffins {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Gluten-Free Blue Corn Blueberry Muffin Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

For the last few months there's been a bag of blue cornmeal in my pantry, starring at me, asking -- begging, really -- to be turned into something wonderful.Today was the day I decided exactly what that something wonderful would be.I had the blueberries, and well, when added to a title with "blue corn" in … [Read more...]

Hazelnut-Orange Granola Recipe

Hazelnut-Orange Granola Recipe |

So here's what happened . . .Last week, when I was devouring one of the Roasted Hazelnut-Orange & Chocolate Granola Bars, I couldn't help but think of how incredibly delicious they would be broken up into small pieces in a pretty bowl, with cold milk, and a cup of coffee on the side, of course.I was right.  … [Read more...]

Smoky Hazelnut Crusted Chicken Roulade Recipe


Who doesn't love a crispy, juicy breaded piece of chicken!?  (A rhetorical question -- I want to think you all love it!)With two gluten-free eaters in my house, I'm always looking for new and creative ways to do this without bread.  I have two super delicious, favorite recipes -- the one posted here (obviously), … [Read more...]

Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway + Roasted Hazelnut-Orange & Chocolate Granola Bar Recipe {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

Roasted Hazelnut-Orange & Chocolate Granola Bar Recipe

There are granola bars, and there are Roasted Hazelnut-Orange Chocolate Granola Bars.Since tasting Nutella for the first time as a little kid, hazelnuts have been one of my favorite things in the world.  Their rich, buttery flavor is matched by no other nut.  And when you cook good , your house will be filled with … [Read more...]

Baby Kiwi Parfait Recipe

Baby Kiwi Parfait Recipe |

How cute are these little, tiny kiwis?  I know, they're adorable!Baby kiwi are actually a berry and are bit smaller than the size of an average grape.  They have smooth, fuzz-less, eatable, thin skin, and are absolutely delicious.  (And did I mention cute?)  Though more delicate, the sweet and tart flavor of baby … [Read more...]