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Mahi Mahi with Sweet Potato, Avocado, Onion, Cheese, Cucumber and Cilantro Chutney in White Corn Tortilla Shells

Contains:  Seafood, nightshades, dairy.  Potential soy.  Is:  Gluten-free.   (The soy would be in the coriander chutney I used.  Other savory chutneys could be substituted, or you could make your own – something I plan to challenge myself with this coming … Continue reading

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Open Face English Muffin Cheese Melt, with Seared Tuna, Avocado, Pickled Ginger, and Brie Cheese

Contains: Seafood (fish), wheat (gluten), dairy. Is: Quick and easy. This one is Japanese-inspired, but fusion with my take on this. You can consider this a Good Friday dish. Yes, the pickled ginger was leftover from a Japanese-restaurant take-out. Note, … Continue reading

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Savory Bacon and Cheese-Infused Muffins with Cricket Flour

Contains:  Crickets, insects.  If allergic to shellfish, avoid.  Added sugar, wheat, gluten, dairy.  Is:  My first ever cricket dish. As someone who tries (nearly) everything once, I decided to try insects. My previous experience voluntarily eating insects (swallowing gnats outdoors … Continue reading

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Dad’s Eggplant (Aubergine) Pizzas

Contains:  Dairy, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian, paleo, not truly Italian but inspired, and something good we grew up with.   You can make this an omnivore dish by adding in some ground beef, or perhaps pepperoni slices.  They’re not essential, and … Continue reading

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Cheesy Grits Casserole – Inspired by a Kentucky Grandmother

Contains:  Grains, dairy, nightshade seasonings.  Is:  Gluten-free, filled with an ancestral touch, has a vegetarian option. My paternal grandmother passed away late winter of 1983. The dish I remember most of hers (and she had several old South recipes) was … Continue reading

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Mussels with GF Shirataki Noodles, Cheese, and Seasonings

Contains:  Shellfish, dairy, nightshades if you use the ancho powder.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain free, soy-free, quick and easy. About shirataki noodles:  They are made with Japanese white yams / konjac flour, although there is a brand that makes some of … Continue reading

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Garlic Shrimp Pecorino with Cabbage

Contains:  Shellfish, dairy, optional alcohol.  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free. (Unless you put it over wheat-containing pasta, or farro.)  When I dodged into the local small grocers in order to nab some dish detergent, I decided to see what other … Continue reading

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Soft Corn Tacos with Scallions, Pepper Jack, Avocado, Microgreens

Contains:  Dairy.  Is: Vegetarian, gluten-free, quick and easy. Well, earlier today I posted an omnivore taco, and now I am making a vegetarian one.  Photos here are more step by step (probably because I was less hungry, ya’think???) As always, … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo: Tex-Mex Style Vegetarian, Grain-Free Stuffed Peppers (feat. Black Beans)

Contains:  Legumes, nightshades, dairy.  Is:  Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free.   Yes, my stuffing of choice is based around legumes, specifically black beans.  Which are my favorite “hard” legume of all. For a bean challenge at CookingBites, I have decided to make … Continue reading

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Italian Savoy Cabbage and Fontina Rolls

Contains:  Dairy.  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian. Recipe from Autentico,  page 174, by Rolando Beramendi.  An Italian cookbook which truly impresses me. I meant to post a cookie recipe today for the Holidays (there are a lot – Christmas, Chanukah, Solstice, and … Continue reading

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