Baked goods, Cheesy, Comfort food, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Italian, Low-carb

Gluten-free cheese bread

Who doesn't love cheesy bread? I tend to deprive myself, since it’s not exactly, well, healthy. Make no mistake, I’m not over here reinventing the [cheese] wheel (I apologize for that pun); this is not a low-cal or fat-free dish by any stretch of the imagination. But for those watching their gluten intake, this is… Continue reading Gluten-free cheese bread

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Cheesy, Comfort food, Peruvian, Potato, Sauces

Salsa a la Huancaína

I have yet to visit Peru - but never say never! I look forward to making the trip someday, but in the meantime, I do enjoy learning to put together traditional Peruvian dishes as well as putting my own twist on them. One of my favorites is salsa a la Huancaína, which is a Peruvian… Continue reading Salsa a la Huancaína

Cheesy, Classic, Comfort food, Main course, Mexican

Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas

A precooked rotisserie chicken, leftover chicken, even canned chicken, if you're into that sort of thing. Either will give you the head start you need for weeknight dinner prep.  Now that you're drooling - oh, wait, that's me - anyway, here it is: What you'll need: A whole roasted chicken (or the equivalent - about… Continue reading Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas

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Cheesy, Classic, Comfort food, Like Mom used to make, Main course, Potato, Side dish

Mom’s Cheesy Baked Scalloped Potatoes

  Let’s face it – as well as we try to treat our bodies, and as healthily as we nourish ourselves on a daily basis, sometimes we just need a healthy dose of fatty, nostalgic comfort food. Such was the case a few days ago, when I had a craving for my mom’s scalloped potatoes.… Continue reading Mom’s Cheesy Baked Scalloped Potatoes