Homemade Tahini {made in the Ninja Chef blender}
Appetizers / Blender / Dairy Free / Egg free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Ninja Chef

Homemade Tahini {made in the Ninja Chef blender}

This past week our local grocery store had a sale on bulk bin items. This made a prime time to purchase hulled sesame seeds to make a homemade tahini (sesame seed paste). I was able to purchase about 3 cups of sesame seeds for only $2.50! This was a great deal and I’ll be able … Continue reading

Homemade Gluten-Free “Cream of” Condensed Soups
Dairy / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Soups

Homemade Gluten-Free “Cream of” Condensed Soups

If you or someone in your family has been gluten-free for very long, you have come to realize that finding a gluten-free store bought option for cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, or cream of anything soup can be next to impossible! Today’s post is to show you just how simple making your own “cream … Continue reading

Baked Ham and Cheese Party Sandwiches
Baking Goodness! / For the Holidays! / Main Dishes / Savory and Splendid! / Snacks

Baked Ham and Cheese Party Sandwiches

The past few years when visiting my sister-in-law for either Thanksgiving or Christmas, it has become a tradition to have these awesomely-delicious, super-simple baked ham and cheese King’s Hawaiian roll “party” sandwiches on one of the days while we are visiting. This recipe is our twist on the sandwiches. The base recipe inspiration came from … Continue reading

Pressure Canned Chicken Breast
Gluten Free / Main Dishes / Meat / Preserving / Savory and Splendid!

Pressure Canned Chicken Breast

  Today I am talking about chicken.  Not just chicken, but preserving chicken by pressure canning.  That’s right…storing chicken in your pantry! I am assuming that most people who aren’t familiar with pressure canning meat had the same reaction that I have had in the past: maybe you cringed? Gagged perhaps? I understand. A little … Continue reading