Unemployment Adventures · Vegan Gluten-Free Recipes

Unstuffed Vegan Stuffed Peppers 

Unstuffed vegan, gluten-free stuffed peppers was one of the very first recipes I ever created. It was also one of the very first that my Dad regularly requested, and liked better than the version with meat. The original recipe calls for zucchini and regular tomato sauce – both of which when I found out about… Continue reading Unstuffed Vegan Stuffed Peppers 

Entertaining · How To ... · Unemployment Adventures

How to Throw a Budget-Friendly Grilled Seafood Dinner

When friends came to visit over Fourth of July, I did go into a slight panic about what I was going to serve. It was a month after I was laid off from my job, and I was trying to be very budget conscious, while still eating healthy, wanting to prepare a nice spread and… Continue reading How to Throw a Budget-Friendly Grilled Seafood Dinner

Gluten-Free Recipes · Paleo · Recipes · Vegan · Vegetarian

Meatless Monday: Garden Vegetable Spaghetti Squash

This meatless Monday recipe for garden vegetable spaghetti squash was originally published on my other website, The Adirondack Chick, and dates back to when I was a strict vegetarian. Obviously pre-food allergies. I still enjoying making this, especially when I get to use the spaghetti squash that my Dad grows in his garden. I have… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Garden Vegetable Spaghetti Squash

Travel

Eight Hours in Point Pleasant Beach on the Jersey Shore 

Point Pleasant Beach on the Jersey Shore holds a special place in my heart. It is not only a place I used to go to listen to live music, but it was one of the municipalities I covered at my first full-time journalism job out of college. With Jenkinson’s Pavillon, which includes an aquarium, bars, arcade… Continue reading Eight Hours in Point Pleasant Beach on the Jersey Shore 

Recipes · Unemployment Adventures

Jalapeño Goat Cheese Turkey Burgers

These homemade, gluten-free jalapeño goat cheese turkey burgers are awesome. Not only can you taste the goat cheese after they are cooked, they are not overly spicy and have a mild overall flavor. The cheese really helps lock in the juiciness. While the diced vegetables add a nice layer of flavor that’s complementary and not… Continue reading Jalapeño Goat Cheese Turkey Burgers

Entertaining · Recipes

Creamy Goat Cheese and Cherry Tomato Crackers 

Is there anything better than fresh summer tomatoes? Absolutely not! So, expect a ton of creative ways to use them as I continue to pick them off my plants – starting with these, creamy goat cheese and cherry tomato crackers. They are the perfect pre-meal snack. They also make a great appetizers, and can be modified… Continue reading Creamy Goat Cheese and Cherry Tomato Crackers 

Recipes · Vegetarian

One-Pot Spicy Sun Dried Tomato Queso Penne

Just follow me for a minute. This dish tastes like Mexican queso and my Dad’s penne vodka had a baby. And, it’s all made in one pot. Oh, and, it looks a lot unhealthier than it is. Filled with garlic, sundried tomatoes and vegetable broth, this vegetarian dish is packed with flavor while the creaminess… Continue reading One-Pot Spicy Sun Dried Tomato Queso Penne

Breakfast Recipes · Food Allergies · Paleo

Paleo Breakfast Tacos

Paleo breakfast tacos. Seriously delicious. Okay, let me back up a little. Most paleo and gluten-free tortillas that I’ve found, or recipes for them, use almond, or another flour, that I have a sensitivity to. When I’ve tried to make them myself, they have not come the greatest. I saw a post several weeks ago… Continue reading Paleo Breakfast Tacos

Recipes · Unemployment Adventures

One Pan, Budget-Friendly Sweet Potato & Egg Scramble

As part of my Unemployment Adventures, I promised you budget-friendly, but still healthy food ideas. This one pan sweet potato and egg scramble is one of them. I know, I know, it looks a little funny. The eggs are a bit dark. But, it’s just because you are cooking it all in the same pan.… Continue reading One Pan, Budget-Friendly Sweet Potato & Egg Scramble