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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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Oven-Roasted Coturnix Quail with Farro, and Cucumber Salad

Contains:  Gluten, if you use farro.  Is:  Cooking from Home Grown. You can substitute the farro (an ancient grain) with quinoa or rice, to make this dish gluten-free.  Or with potatoes to make it Paleo and Whole30 instead.  Another veggie … Continue reading

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Malted Mocha Milkshake

Contains: Dairy, gluten.  Is: Vegetarian, quick and easy. If you leave out the “malt” portion of this, the treat is gluten-free.   Making a malt means that one has taken a sprouted grain that was then quickly dried.  Barley is most … Continue reading

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Strawberry Gin Smash

Contains:  Alcohol, added sugars..  Is:  A rather potent beverage.   I am using this recipe from The Kitchn.  It really sounded good.  For my purposes, I made half a recipe, and I made what I could a day in advance.   Shared … Continue reading

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Avocado Deviled Eggs, Redux: Avocado & Bacon

Contains:  Eggs, nightshade.  Is:  An appetizer.  I brought these to a recent gathering.  You can always use hotter ground pepper than I did, but I was considering the audience.  (You could also experiment with a hot or smoky ground paprika.) … Continue reading

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Chinese-Style Fried Quinoa, with Pork and Egg

Contains: Eggs, nightshades. Is:  Gluten-free.  There are tasty vegetarian suggestions towards the bottom of the recipe. Not all that many months ago, I posted a Fried Rice blog post.  But recently on Cooking Bites, a foodie BBS, I thought about … Continue reading

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Meso-American Chocolate Beverage

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is:  Quick and easy, savory, vegetarian, vegan, keto.   This one may well be an acquired taste.  Simply:  be forewarned!  This is New World Aztec, Mayan, or Meso-American. The various pre-Columbian tribes and nations that occupied current-day Mexico … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Tricolor Quinoa Salad

Contains:  Nightshades (grape tomatoes)..  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan (if using avocado oil or EVOO instead of butter). A submission to a challenge at CookingBites.Com, where an essential ingredient has to be quinoa.  There are three quinoa colors – I decided to … Continue reading

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Stuffed Mushrooms with Crab, Spinach, Cream Cheese

Contains:  Dairy, seafood, nightshades.  Is:  An appetizer, gluten-free, primal, keto.   I attended a culinary gathering on May 30th – our main focus is learning new techniques and developing skills, but this one was a more simple one, largely to get … Continue reading

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Mom’s Cheddar Lucy Burger

Contains:  Dairy.  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free, keto. Out in the USA Midwest somewhere, there’s been a newish burger, named the Jucy Lucy.  It is basically ground beef wrapped around a huge chuck of melt-able cheese, and then pan fried … Continue reading

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