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Beautiful Carb-Free Gluten Free Mediterranean Pasta

My obsession with all the little details can get really annoying (just ask my husband). It’s also just plain exhausting. When my best friend had her baby shower, I killed myself finding the perfect party theme….”born to be wild” with jungle accents if you were wondering. I painstakingly made every decoration by hand and I spent way too much time making deliciously adorable gluten free monkey faced cupcakes that nobody really ate…wahhhh! (maybe that “fun” project will find its way onto TDK) When my son turned one, I HAD to throw a huge lake themed party complete with an invitation full of fish puns. Again I poured my time into preparing dinner for 50 people and making some really cute birthday banners and a sign that read “the BIG one! Yes, I am aware of how annoying this blog makes me sound but there is reason I bring all this…

4 Pesto Recipes You Need to Try!

Oh pesto, you yummy green versatile sauce. We will eat you anyway we can: over pasta, on an egg, in a sandwich, or even right off the spoon if the urge strikes. How do we love thee, let us count the ways-literally.  Here are four amazing gluten free pesto recipes you have to try ASAP! Creamy Avocado Pesto Ingredients 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves 1/2 large ripe avocado 2 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons pine nuts 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons water, plus more if necessary 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese sea salt, to taste Directions Add basil, avocado, garlic, pine nuts and lemon juice to a food processor and pulse for 20 seconds or until pesto is chopped. Add in water and process again until completely smooth. You may need to add more water to get it to your desired consistency; I like mine a little on the…

If Pizza is Life, Then this New York Style Gluten Free Pizza Recipe is Heaven

Pizza has got me so thirsty I will legit take it anyway I can get it: fresh, frozen, even cold and leftover from the night before. It’s just one of these things I can’t live without. My love affair with pizza has spanned several decades. Sure we’ve had our ups and downs from a lactose intolerance to a Celiac diagnosis, but some how we’ve always managed to make things work.

Lately though, things were starting to get a little old. That is until one of my besties, who also happens to share my gluten affliction and a love for pizza, told me about this gluten free and paleo New York style cassava flour based pizza dough recipe. I think she put it best when she called it a “Total Game Changer”.