Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

This hearty, gluten-free and dairy-free meal is about as easy as it gets. Made some tweaks to this Betty Crocker recipe: Slow-Cooker Hearty Chicken and Noodle Soup. As adapted, here’s what it looks like: 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs 1 pound carrots, peeled and cut into rounds 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1″ dice 1 teaspoon […]

Banana Cafe Inspired Tuna Salad

Last year we celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary in Key West. Banana Cafe on Duval Street quickly became a favorite for us and we ate breakfast, lunch, and dinner there multiple times. French food with a subtle Key West twist, everything we tried was fresh and thoughtfully prepared. Danny, the owner, could not have been friendlier […]

Bloody Mary Green Bean Salad

Pickled Okra? Bloody Mary Mix? What more could you ask for in a salad? This fresh, acidic salad makes an amazing match for BBQ, pork butt, brisket, anything smoky with BBQ sauce. The dressing is a little spicy, a little tangy, just like a Bloody Mary. I first had this dish at a family dinner over the […]

Quick-Prep Crockpot Chicken Stew

In which I remember everything I threw in the crockpot on a day when everyone was home sick… This is a super- simple, low-effort relatively healthy meal. Put the ingredients below in the crock pot and forget about it for a while: 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs, seasoned with salt and freshly ground pepper […]