Watermelon-Cucumber Salad with Basil

watermelon cucumber salad

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, I’m sure you’ve seen my cucumbers. I’m growing Armenian cucumbers for the first time, and boy, are these things prolific. I love them. They seem to enjoy this Texas heat – they’re never bitter no matter how hot it gets. They are more mild than a typical… 

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Vietnamese Shrimp Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

vietnamese summer rolls

Before I went gluten-free, I would often treat myself to Vietnamese for lunch. A gigantic bowl of steaming pho and summer rolls could turn even the most difficult of days into a better one. There is something just so satisfying to me about the bold, in-your-face flavors of those two dishes. They’re addictive, but in… 

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Quinoa Tabbouleh, Texas Style

tabbouleh

In keeping with my “Hey ya’ll, it’s SUMMER” theme around here as of late, I bring you a fresh, bright, delicious salad, full of quinoa, cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley, and basil, and a lovely slight heat of fresh jalapeno. But before we get to that, I have something to confess. Here it was, Sunday evening. Sunday… 

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Gluten-Free, Vegan Macaroni and “Cheese”

mac and cheese

Nailed it! That’s totally what went through my head with this recipe. I told my husband last week that I was craving Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. (Doesn’t everyone have these random cravings for nostalgic, refined “crap” foods once in a while?) It’d been forever since I’d had anything close to macaroni and cheese, much less… 

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