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Spaghetti Squash Dinner – Vegan & Gluten Free

With a few changes to the traditional spaghetti dinner I’ve grown accustomed to, I was able to make a healthier version that is both gluten free and vegan.  Brands like Catelli and Barilla have done a great job at perfecting their gluten free pastas, however, it’s nice to change things up every once in a… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Dinner – Vegan & Gluten Free

Chicken/Turkey · Dinners · Italian · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes

Turkey Meatballs

Easy to make, toddler approved, nutritious and most importantly, gluten free! Ingredients: 1lb ground turkey 1/4 cup shredded carrot 1/4 cup shredded zucchini 2 tbsp finely diced red onion 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup gluten free bread crumbs (try Pane Riso bread crumbs, available in Walmart) 1 jar of your favourite pasta… Continue reading Turkey Meatballs

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Carmelized Onion, Apple and Gruyere Pizza

This evening, our dinner was quick and easy – a perfect dinner scenario for a Friday night.  I had a frozen batch of the Gluten Free Girl’s delicious minestrone soup (http://glutenfreegirl.blogspot.com/2005/12/gleaming-bright-in-dark-night-kitchen.html) and one frozen batch of my gluten free pizza dough.  I defrosted both in the fridge throughout the day and voila….dinner is served.  I… Continue reading Carmelized Onion, Apple and Gruyere Pizza

Chicken/Turkey · Dinners · Italian · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes

Pesto Chicken with Garlic Lemon Spaghetti

I learned a new cooking concept with this recipe – how to temper an egg.  I had no idea what this meant, but it is a handy technique where you bring the temperature of the egg up to the temperature of the hotter ingredients you are mixing the egg with.  This technique basically ensures that you don’t… Continue reading Pesto Chicken with Garlic Lemon Spaghetti