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Soul-Satisfying Chicken Noodle Soup

Soul Satisfying Chicken Noodle Soup | emilylevenson.com

Homemade chicken noodle soup cures what ails you, even if that’s just hunger pains. It’s hearty, it’s filling, and it’s just what the doctor ordered. So hunker down with a steaming hot bowl of this soul-satisfying chicken noodle soup you’ll be ready to take on whatever comes your way.  The first time I attempted to make chicken noodle soup from scratch, I was 6 weeks pregnant and craving all thing chicken. So I called My Mama and asked her for the low-down on how to make my own stock and soup. She was more than happy to oblige, albeit a little weirded out that I was craving it at the tail end...

Thai-Style Pineapple Fried Rice with Beef

Thai Style Fried Rice with Beef | emilylevenson.com

Take your fried rice to the next level with this Thai-Style Pineapple Fried Rice with Beef. It’s super flexible and super delicious. The best part? It comes together in mere minutes. Every now and then, I stumble across a recipe on Pinterest that is, simply put, amazing. That’s not to say that I don’t find good recipes. Or things that we enjoy making on a regular basis. But AMAZING is hard to come by. Particularly when you have to avoid a whole lot of ingredients like eggs, tomatoes, peppers, sriracha, and chili sauce. So when I stumbled across a recipe for Thai Pineapple Fried Rice over at COOKIE + kate, I...

Beef and Broccoli

Beef with Broccoli | gluten free, nightshade free, dairy free

Never miss out on eating out again with this quick and easy recipe for beef and broccoli. It’s gluten free and nightshade free, and a heck of a lot better than take-out.  There are very few dishes that The Husband and I agree on when it comes to Chinese food. I love anything chicken, he doesn’t. He loves the tofu dishes, I don’t. I’ll do soups, he prefers egg rolls. He’ll do seafood, I won’t. You get where I’m going with this, right? The two categories that we will unequivocally agree upon? Veggie-packed noodle dishes or beef and broccoli. We’ve been known to occasionally switch things up and go for beef with scallions, but we...

Rice Pilaf With Almonds (Gluten Free)

Rice Pilaf with Almonds (Gluten Free) | emilylevenson.com

Did you know that rice is more than just a way to get more soy sauce (or tamari) into your face? Yep. It can be made into things like mujadara, spanish rice and rice pilaf. I especially love rice pilaf with almonds, and I love it even more when it’s gluten free, dairy free, and nightshade free.  Pinterest is good for a lot of things; finding recipes, getting inspiration for what to cook, and finding a whole lotta craft ideas for toddlers. It’s also been good for showing me a glaring gaping hole in my menu planning prowess. Seriously hard to believe, I know. I realized a few weeks ago that...

Garlicky Noodles (Gluten Free and Nightshade Free)

Garlicky Noodles | Gluten Free, Nightshade Free, Dairy Free

Whip up a soul-satisfying batch of garlicky noodles the next time you’re craving a little something special to eat. Hot or cold, this recipe is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. Eating noodles while avoiding nightshades and gluten at the same time is HARD people. I mean, there are recipes out there for nomato sauces (tomato-less pasta sauces), but every single one I tried left me tired and hangry (and left my kitchen a total disaster zone). So after two failed attempts at nomato sauce, I decided that I needed to change my approach to eating pasta. No more trying to mimic my beloved tomato sauce. Because, let’s...