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From Hot Mess to Success: Chicken, Pasta, and Poblano Cream Sauce

From Hot Mess to Success: Chicken, Pasta, and Poblano Cream Sauce
It’s been so hot out this week, who wants to cook? Turning on the oven is the last thing on my mind, butthis mid-week menu is worth making. The roasted poblanos, corn, and tomatoes add nice flavor to everyday spaghetti noodles or penne pasta – whatever pasta you have on hand. Didn’t think you could... Read more »

The IKEA Effect: Mid-week Swedish Meatballs

The IKEA Effect: Mid-week Swedish Meatballs
Schaumburg’s IKEA is the Disney World of furniture for my kids. The bright colors, interesting shapes, and inventive toys are almost as irresistible as the Swedish Meatballs wafting from the 4th floor above. While I contemplate the effort involved in building a Hensvik for my daughter’s bedroom, the kids move from display to display, sitting... Read more »

Mid-week Menu: Pasketti & Meatballs

I know it is a plate of cartoon spaghetti & meatballs, but I swear anytime I watch Disney’s “The Lady and the Tramp” with the kids,  I get hungry for pasta. Pasketti and meatballs, as my daughter calls this classic Italian dish, is a great weeknight menu item. The meatballs do take a little bit... Read more »
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Mid-week Menu: Ham it up with Creamy Pasta Shells with Ham, Mushrooms, and Peas

Mid-week Menu: Ham it up with Creamy Pasta Shells with Ham, Mushrooms, and Peas
Anytime I bake a ham, there is the issue of leftovers. My family will gladly eat leftovers, but ham can get boring after a few days. Day 1 – ham sandwiches, day 2 – ham and cheese omelets…you see where this is going. Ham again?  When I’m looking for something quick but a little unexpected with ham, I go... Read more »

Fall for Comfort Food with GF/DF Mac N' Cheese

Fall for Comfort Food with GF/DF Mac N' Cheese
When the weather turns cooler, we turn away from simple salads to heartier fare. Enter mac n’ cheese. It is a classic comfort food that my kids will happily eat. Having celiac disease and a dairy allergy though, it was something I virtually erased from my memory. The two primary ingredients are cheese and wheat... Read more »

Chicken Soup for the Celiac Soul

To follow on an earlier post of mine about gluten and casein free over-the-counter medications, probably the best medicine when you are feeling under the weather is a nice, hot bowl of soup. I alternate between a few different versions of vegetable noodle and chicken noodle loaded up with a few extra veggies. The warmth... Read more »
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