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Grain-Free Lemon Basil Granola | Chris Cooks

Something that surprised me when Julia cut out grains was how much “crunch” we lost. That texture experience took a big back seat and I missed it. Of course there are a lot of options being made now, but 8 years ago we had no croutons, no cereal, no crackers. I was desperate for that […]

Meatloaf - Grain, Gluten, Dairy, Egg Free | Chris Loves Julia

Meatloaf is classically made with breadcrumbs (or milk-soaked bread if you’re a bit extra), eggs, and often grated hard cheese of some kind. And when food allergies pop up, it can start to feel like you’ll never enjoy the classics again. And while we still wait and hope for suitable replacements for some things (lookin’ […]

BBQ Pork Belly Bites | Chris Cooks

Everyone has their game-day snack, and this one is mine. During the summer these are amazing on the Traeger, but winter in Idaho doesn’t always cooperate so this is my alternate – all you need is an oven. You can use whatever your favorite bbq sauce is, but if you’re looking to try something new, […]

The battle to eat more vegetables is an uphill one, to say the least. Modern meals are centered around the protein (usually meat of some kind), starch (grain or potatoes), with a small portion of vegetables on the side. We’re all familiar with those sad few spears of asparagus tucked next to our 12oz steak […]


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