Category: Top 8 Free

Collard Green Wraps

When I think of collard greens, I think of a long cooking process given the toughness of their leaves. I love well prepared collard greens that have been cooking for hours filled with flavors of bacon (or turkey neck), vinegar, and even some scotch bonnets in there. Over the last … Read more

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Summer Steak Salad

I love a good salad, especially on a hot day when I want nothing more than to not turn my oven on. Now that summer is upon us, we’ll be seeing more salads in our dinner rotation as entrees.  I typically eat at least one salad a day, even if … Read more

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Cranberry BBQ Sauce

Each year my dad and uncle throw together an amazing even for family and friends; they do most of the leg work when it comes to the pig – waking up at 1:00 am to ensure the coals are ready to go and get the pig started around 2:00 am … Read more

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GFAF Expo – Secaucus, NJ

I’m beyond excited to be heading back to the Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo as one of their Official Bloggers at the Meadowlands Convention Center in Secaucus, NJ October 13-14th! I have participated as a blogger for them almost every year it has been held in New Jersey except … Read more



Hummus with a side of veggies is one of my favorite snacks. When you go to the grocery store there are so many different varieties of hummus including roasted red pepper (yumm), garlic, olive, etc. but hummus is one of these things that we often forget just how easy it … Read more

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Chicken Quinoa Soup

This is one of those “everything but the kitchen sink” meals. Perfect for when you are cleaning out the fridge and using up all those veggies before the next shopping trip. Dishes like this bring back so many good memories. It is this concept that my grandmother taught me at … Read more

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Thai Honeynut Squash Soup


What is a honeynut squash? It’s like the little brother to the butternut squash, it is also about 10x sweeter, and fits in the palm of your hand.  You could use either squash interchangeably in recipes, especially this one, or you could even use a kobocha. All three of these … Read more

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Bone Broth

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Bone broth has become very popular in the last year or so, however, bone broth isn’t a new phenomenon.  Actually, it has been around for a very long time, often the base for soups in many cultures, and is making a come back. Most people use broth (regular or bone) … Read more

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GFAF Expo – Secaucus, NJ {Ticket Giveaway}

It’s that time of year again here in New Jersey & New York, the Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo in Secaucus, NJ will be happening October 15 & 16. I will be attending as an official blogger for the expo again this year and can’t wait to share with … Read more