Langostino Soft Tacos

Langostino Soft Tacos

  Here’s an easy and tasty take on fish tacos for those of us who don’t really love most fish.  Langostinos are kind of like really small lobsters and Trader’s has them in the frozen section all of the time.  This goes together quickly and the slaw really makes it awesome! Langostinos 3/4  bag defrosted […]

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Gluten Free Coconut Chicken Strips

Gluten Free Coconut Chicken Strips

Well hello again blog! I was on a bit of hiatus, and then we moved to Brazil for a few months and alas there was no Trader Joe’s!  Nothing even close.  I did end up making quite a few interesting meals with our Betty Crocker Easy Bake Oven and hot plate.  One real bonus is […]

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noodlebowl2

Gluten Free Korean Style Shrimp and Chicken Bowl

Ok, I haven’t been to Korea yet so I’m not sure what a real Korean noodle bowl tastes like.  The closest I’ve gotten is the Hong Kong airport. Also I think I might have  been to Koreatown just once, so I’m quite the expert. In my mind  this is what a Korean noodle bowl might […]

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Almond meal pancakes

Gluten Free Almond Meal Pancakes and Berry Medley Syrup

I recently found myself with some extra almond meal and decided to see if making pancakes was an option.  Some quick Googling and a trip to About.com and I had some basic recipes to try out. Ingredients Used for Pancakes: 1 cup Trader Joe’s Just Almond Meal 2 eggs 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons olive […]

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Gluten Free Hot Dog

Gourmet Gluten Free Hot Dogs

Recently Shani and I were on a long layover in Chicago and I had the opportunity to have a Vienna Beef style hot dog and man was it good!  I probably hadn’t had one since high school and had forgotten how good these hot dogs are. Then I was reading an issue of Sunset Magazine […]

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Poached Eggs and Turkey Bacon

Poached Eggs and Turkey Bacon

This is a fun and easy breakfast!  It’s also pretty quick, which makes it ideal for those mornings when you’re feeling a bit lazy but want something different. Ingredients Used: 4 Eggs 2 pieces Trader Joe’s Uncured Turkey Bacon (cooked) 1/2 Trader Joe’s Brown Rice Tortilla Pinch of Quattro Formaggio Cheese Trader Joe’s Everyday Seasoning […]

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Cookies!

Gluten Free Crispy Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m going with the “Picture is worth 1000 words” on this one.  What you may not be able to make out clearly is the “Yum Yum” Shani also added to the bag. I will leave you with this quote from a famous blue monster – “C is for cookie, that’s good enough for me!” And […]

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Shameless Plug – Vote For Me!

It’s a total honor and surprise to have been nominated by the Skinny Scoop staff! If you like this blog, please vote for us.   View this list »

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Lentil Chips

A New Gluten Free Snack!

I’ve been on what I like to call the “Athleta Girl” diet for the past month which involves a lot of salad and not much in the way of new recipes for this site.  If you aren’t familiar with the Athleta brand or the girls in the catalog, let’s just say that they are all […]

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Southwestern Chicken Soup

Easy Southwestern Style Chicken Soup

Somewhere on the internet I stumbled onto this recipe, and if I can ever find that site again, I’ll edit this and add a link giving credit where credit is due!  The version that I have here is somewhat modified in that the original called for using rotisserie chicken breast and I used Just Grilled […]

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