About the Mama

I am a new mother of a beautiful baby girl, who just wouldn’t stop crying and never slept. Doctors labeled it colic. Which basically means they had no solution. But there was a solution,… Continue reading

Beautiful Italians, and an Eggplant Caponata (GF, Vegan)

  I was out taking a walk, and these gorgeous Italians called out to me. I couldn’t resist. So I brought them home and we made dinner…. In case that all sounds a… Continue reading

A few missed posts….and an Awesome Rhubarb Chutney

Hi all! Sorry I missed last week, but here are a few of the dishes we cooked up with links to loooove!- both from The First Mess this week. A great, great blog… Continue reading

Quick dinner inspiration…

Charred corn with tomatoes, cilantro, red onion, garlic, salt and pepper and a dash of balsamic vinegar make a great side.

Kale, Avocado, Apricot Salad (GF, Vegan)

Yeah yeah, kale is soooooo 2013. I missed the boat. I know. But it’s actually still a really good salad, and seeing as both kale and fresh apricots are in season, it’s worth… Continue reading

Dessert Time! Creamy Manjar y Platano Empanadas (GF, Vegan)

Well, this is neither the lemon souffle nor savory empanadas I had promised you… but seeing as these were so successful, they had to be shared. The dessert lends itself well to people… Continue reading

Beet Gazpacho with Summer Vegetables- GF, Dairy free, Vegan

Guys. I have so much to tell you. First, there’s a recipe for a light, lemony, souffle. Then there’s gluten free empanadas that still need a couple tweaks. Then there’s a totally awesome… Continue reading

A Better Chicken Sandwich (Dairy Free)

So, I am feeling a little exhausted…despite a mini vacation with grandma/grandpa/aunt, the baby has still decided she is firmly anti-sleep. I wanted to post a recipe for gluten free empanadas today, but… Continue reading

Birthday Indulgences- Moules Frites with Sweet Potato and Carrot

Ah, Mother’s Day/birthdays. That day when you jut want sleep, but that’s not actually going to happen, so you settle for the next best thing of presents/flowers/dinner. All which are lovely, except sometimes… Continue reading

Sweet and Spicy Salad- Dairy free, gluten free

Hi all… sorry if this weeks a bit short and sweet, since we are in the process of potentially buying an apartment. Wheee!! But also time and slightly soul consuming. So, I whipped… Continue reading

Arroz Con Pollo y Pickled Red Onions (Dairy Free, Gluten Free)

I have been craving some serious arroz con pollo for a little while now. NOT your average boring rice with chicken, cause this dish is chock full of goodness. Celery, onion, pepper, olives,… Continue reading