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Lemon Coconut Macaroons (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Lemon Coconut Macaroons (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

This recipe might just be the perfect bite of Spring you’ve been looking for! My Lemon Coconut Macaroons started with my nana: she made wonderful macaroons and had a love for coconut that I share, so I couldn’t help but create these melt-in-your-mouth cookies in her honor.

Quinoa Glow Salad (Gluten-Free, Vegetarian)

Quinoa Glow Salad (Gluten-Free, Vegetarian)

This salad is sure to make you glow from the inside out! It’s not only packed with bright Spring flavors and crisp textures, but it also contains ingredients that are full of a whole host of skin-supporting nutrients.

My Secret Sauce-Stuffed Meatballs

My Secret Sauce-Stuffed Meatballs

I haven’t shared this recipe with a single soul until now, but these are, without a doubt, the best meatballs ever. My family asks for these weekly, they freeze well, and are every mom’s dream – a quick and easy dinner that’s mess-free. 

The Famous Maialino Olive Oil Cake, But Healthier  (Gluten-free, Dairy-free)

The Famous Maialino Olive Oil Cake, But Healthier (Gluten-free, Dairy-free)

I’ve been making this gluten free, dairy free take on Maialino’s Olive Oil Cake for more than 12 years and it never disappoints. It’s impossibly moist and it is so easy to make.

Maple-Rye Banana Bread (Refined Sugar Free, Gluten and Dairy-Free Optional)

Maple-Rye Banana Bread (Refined Sugar Free, Gluten and Dairy-Free Optional)

My Nana made THE BEST banana bread and to this day it’s a recipe I turn to for comfort – it somehow manages to recreate that warm nana-hug feeling and I just can’t get enough. This Maple-Rye take on Nana’s banana bread is a healthy twist that’s made in a single bowl with very little effort required

Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash Salad with Paprika Honey Mustard Dressing (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash Salad with Paprika Honey Mustard Dressing (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

Even my Brussels sprouts skeptics will fall in love with this stunning blend of flavors, and the Brussels sprouts will continue to tenderize as it sits. If raw Brussels sprouts in particular aren’t to your taste, you can even make it a few hours in advance to soften them up before eating.

Slow Cooker Braised Pork with Parsley-Vinegar Sauce (Keto, Paleo, Gluten-Free)

Slow Cooker Braised Pork with Parsley-Vinegar Sauce (Keto, Paleo, Gluten-Free)

This Slow Cooker Braised Pork with Parsley-Vinegar Sauce is quite possibly my favorite way to eat a big, affordable cut of meat like a pork butt or shoulder.

Celery Chopped Salad with Apricots, Gorgonzola, and Pecans (Gluten-Free, Vegetarian)

Celery Chopped Salad with Apricots, Gorgonzola, and Pecans (Gluten-Free, Vegetarian)

This Celery Chopped Salad with Apricots, Gorgonzola and Pecan salad boasts a tartness and freshness that is second to none. Then add in the sweetness of the apricots and this salad is guaranteed to be your new go-to.

Lentil Sausage Soup with Fried Garlic (Gluten-Free)

Lentil Sausage Soup with Fried Garlic (Gluten-Free)

Packed with sausage, lentils, and vegetables, this delicious meal-in-a-bowl soup is sure to fill you up and keep you cozy all winter long.

Caramelized Cabbage Salad with Fennel, Chickpeas and Yogurt Tahini Dressing

Caramelized Cabbage Salad with Fennel, Chickpeas and Yogurt Tahini Dressing

This Caramelized Cabbage Salad with Fennel, Chickpeas and Yogurt Tahini Dressing is one of my new favorite ways to enjoy cabbage. It’s a truly versatile dish that can be served as a side or main course…

Celery Chopped Salad with Dates, Feta and Nuts (Vegetarian, Gluten-Free)

Celery Chopped Salad with Dates, Feta and Nuts (Vegetarian, Gluten-Free)

The very first Hungry Lady Salad of 2023! This will make you rethink celery. I’ve been making variations of this salad for years, usually when I don’t have salad greens on hand and crave that fresh, bright flavor only a salad can bring.

Most Popular Recipes of 2022

Most Popular Recipes of 2022

This year we made food the way it was meant to be made – delicious, filling and packed with flavour! In 2022, we tried new flavor combinations, different ways to prepare old classics and found some new favorites along the way.

Pillowy Vegan Snickerdoodles (Gluten Free and Vegan!)

Pillowy Vegan Snickerdoodles (Gluten Free and Vegan!)

I think of my Nana when I make Snickerdoodles. Perhaps I’m biased but she really did make the best ones. They are nostalgic and comforting, and bring me right back to my childhood. If you’re like me and prefer vanilla to chocolate then they are heaven.

Chili Caramel Brussels Sprouts (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Chili Caramel Brussels Sprouts (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Refined Sugar Free)

My Chili Caramel Brussels Sprouts are an adventure in flavor, featuring a stunning umami glaze and picture perfect caramelization that makes me want to stand over the stovetop and finish them all by myself.

Thanksgiving Essential Recipes

Thanksgiving Essential Recipes

This year I made it my mission to gather some recipes for you that were not only quick and easy but on the healthy side as well. These Thanksgiving essential recipes are some of my tried and true – the ones I turn to year after year that never fail to delight!

Crunchy Kale Chopped Salad with 3-Ingredient Hummus Dressing (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

Crunchy Kale Chopped Salad with 3-Ingredient Hummus Dressing (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

Trust me when I tell you, this Kale Chopped Salad delivers. I am all about quick, easy, AND delicious, so not only is this salad incredibly fast to throw together, (perfect for when you’re craving something healthy and filling but don’t want to spend an hour in the kitchen) but the dressing is absolute magic in 3-ingredients.

Roasted Delicata Squash with Cinnamon Maple Butter

Roasted Delicata Squash with Cinnamon Maple Butter

I love Delicata Squash for its cute scalloped edges and its vibrant orange color, but I especially love it roasted in Cinnamon Maple Butter – the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving spread!

No-Fuss Crispy Chicken Thighs (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Paleo)

No-Fuss Crispy Chicken Thighs (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Paleo)

The easiest way to make crispy chicken, with guaranteed perfectly crunchy skin and juicy chicken every time, and with only a handful of pantry-essential ingredients, it is an easy dinner to put together at short notice.