• Mexican Chicken Soup {quick & easy}

    Here’s a really simple, flavorful chicken vegetable soup with a Mexican/Southwestern sway, using left-over chicken and some simple Mexican-inpired ingredients and vegetables (of course!).

     
     
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    Orange Sesame Chicken {fast-cook}

    A few days ago I posted the slow-cook version of this recipe, so to counter that here’s a fast-cook version of orange sesame chicken.  

     
     
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    Orange Sesame Chicken {slow-cook}

    There was a time in my life when I subsisted on New York City Chinese takeout, late at night after work and a workout.

     
     
    Posted in Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Nut-Free, Paleo, SCD  |  16 Comments
     
     


    White Chicken Chili

    White chicken chili could be made up of any number of things besides chicken—clear broth with chili ingredients, creamy broth with all white ingredients, or a medley of what you have hanging around in your pantry. Luckily I had a … Continue reading

     
     
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    Maple Turkey Sausages

    I created this recipe so I can avoid buying the packaged maple sausages that my older son pines for. This summer while he’s been home from college he makes sure to remind me to pick up maple turkey sausages when … Continue reading

     
     
    Posted in Breakfast, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Low-Sugar, Nut-Free, Paleo, SCD  |  11 Comments
     
     


    Thai Chicken Salad

    I woke up to distant pops and mini-explosions. July 4th has arrived. I’ll call this summer good already. Unlike most early summers in Seattle this one has brought us sunny skies and summer temperatures way before expected. Good weather is … Continue reading

     
     
    Posted in Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Low-Sugar, Paleo, Salads, Sauces & Dressings, SCD  |  13 Comments
     
     


    Chicken Piccata

    Lemons, capers, olive oil, and butter. Need I say more?

     
     
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    Jamaican Jerk Chicken

    I’m beginning to think that the act of planning game day food is an American ritual. I’ll admit that I’m not terribly good at following what’s going on in the world of football, basketball, or other major televised sports. But I can … Continue reading

     
     
    Posted in Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Low-Sugar, Nut-Free, Paleo, Sauces & Dressings, SCD, Snacks  |  12 Comments
     
     


    Vegetarian and Chicken Dumplings {and a Crohn’s timeline}

    There’s nothing as good as a warm bowl of soup when you’re feeling some kind of yuck descending over you. Here are two versions of dumplings for your soup, both using almond flour, as well as a simple recipe for … Continue reading

     
     
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