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The Best Gluten-Free Pecan Pie Recipe

Before my bariatric surgery, I loved pecan pie. It was my favorite pie ever, and I made a lot of them. And ate them. No holiday went by without a decadent pecan pie. When I went gluten-free, I thought I wouldn’t be able to eat another pecan pie, but then I had a thought. I never loved … Read more

Traditional Pierogies with Butter and Onions

Traditional pierogies with butter and onions - This simple and easy recipe starts with a box of frozen pierogies and takes just a few minutes to sauté with butter and onions. Topped with a bit of sour cream, they make a perfect side dish.

If you’re not from my part of the country, pierogies are pasta filled with potato filling. Our favorite brand is Mrs. T’s, and they come in sour cream & onion, cheddar cheese, sweet potato, jalepeño, and many other flavors. My favorite were always the cheddar cheese, and the following was my favorite way to prepare … Read more

Chicken Meatballs with Sun Dried Tomato and Artichoke Sauce

I don’t eat most of the foods that I ate before my surgery. Pasta, bread, rice, potatoes, all sugars – all out. I eat mostly meat, eggs, and tofu with a few bites of soft veggies if I still have room. Some meats still make me nauseous, but my repertoire is slowly expanding. When I … Read more

Filet Bryan – Copycat Carrabba’s Recipe

I have a lot of favorite meals and favorite restaurants, but my A-1 absolute best most favorite restaurant meal is Filet Bryan from Carrabba’s. Their Chicken Bryan runs a close second, but the filet is the best. I love the sun-dried tomatoes and the lemon butter sauce and the pasta with  spicy red sauce (even … Read more

Gluten-Free Fudge Brownies Recipe

Gluten-free baking is tricky in my experience. The recipes don’t always taste great, and the texture can be really hard to get right. I don’t have to be 100% gluten-free all the time, but I can’t eat a lot of gluten or I get sick. So I try to make everything gluten-free, but I don’t … Read more

Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce

Who doesn’t love hot fudge? This recipe is simple to prepare and ready in less than 15 minutes. You’re going to love it! Print Recipe Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce Course Condiment, Dessert, Gluten-free Servings Ingredients 1 cup butter1/3 cup cocoa powder unsweetened2 cups sugar12 oz evaporated milk1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips Course Condiment, … Read more