Recipes

My family’s favorite recipes, recipes rated by ease of preparation with rheumatoid arthritis, a chronic incurable autoimmune disease that attacks my joints. 

Dairy, Refined Sugar and Gluten Free Recipes that Will Make Your Tastebuds Sing!
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Dairy, Refined Sugar and Gluten Free Recipes that Will Make Your Tastebuds Sing!

When a nutritionist told this foodie to go on an elimination diet to treat my Rheumatoid Arthritis a few years ago, I was devastated but determined to find delicious dairy, refined sugar and gluten free recipes that I would actually ENJOY eating!  Note: This post contains affiliate links as indicated by an asterisk. Purchases from…

Ridiculously Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake for Holidays and Parties
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Ridiculously Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake for Holidays and Parties

This ridiculously easy chocolate chip cookie cake is one of our favorite recipes and my go-to dessert for holidays, potlucks and parties that always gets rave reviews!         I really think this Ridiculously Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake recipe needs its own business card. Anytime I make it for parties, people ALWAYS…

Tostones with Mojo Sauce (Fried Green Plantains with Cilantro-Garlic Sauce)
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Tostones with Mojo Sauce (Fried Green Plantains with Cilantro-Garlic Sauce)

I first had tostones with mojo sauce at a Restaurant and I was HOOKED. To me, plantains are a perfect combination of banana and potato, both which I love. I love plantains whether they are crispy-better-than-potato-chip fried green plantains (tostones) or the perfectly caramelized and naturally sweet black plantains (maduros). Tostones with mojo sauce is an easy, inexpensive…