Paleo Mango Coconut Almond Bars with Complete Protein

Paleo Mango Coconut Almond Protein Bars! These no bake bars are balanced with flavor,  easy to digest, made with natural sugars, healthy fats, and complete protein. Great for travel, pre/post workout fuel, breakfast, and healthy snacking!

Paleo Mango Coconut Almond Protein Bars! These no bake bars are balanced with flavor,  easy to digest, made with natural sugars, healthy fats, and complete protein. Great for travel, pre/post workout fuel, breakfast, and healthy snacking! We all have a few things that just works well with us. Whether that be in our training, our way […]

6 Unique Flatbread Recipes to Use Up Your Leftovers

surf and turf flatbread on @udisglutenfree pizza crust. plus These 6 unique recipes for using flatbread are not only a great base and use for leftovers, but also easy crowd-pleasers! Gluten free, grain free, vegetarian, vegan, and easy to make.

These 6 unique recipes for using flatbread are not only a great base and use for leftovers, but also easy crowd-pleasers! Gluten free, grain free, vegetarian, vegan, and easy to make.  We made it through the last week of August and (for most) the first week back to school and routine. Were there tears of joy on the […]

Easy Fire Roasted Shrimp Tacos and How Slow Cooking Food Can Preserve Nutrients

Gluten Free Crock Pot Fire Roasted Shrimp Tacos! We love making crock pot tacos. This recipe requires little prep, but produces tons of flavor and nutrients! Great for busy days and easy dinners!

Gluten Free Crock Pot Fire Roasted Shrimp Tacos! We love making crock pot tacos. This recipe requires little prep, but produces tons of flavor and nutrients! Great for busy days and easy dinners! There are certain weeks were all my blog posts have a mutual “theme.” Such as Healthy Bite weeks! Then there are weeks where I totally do it by […]

Hatch Green Chile and Tomato Casserole {Gluten Free, Vegetarian}

Hatch Green Chile and Tomato Casserole! A healthy gluten free casserole with the fresh taste of hatch green chiles and tomatoes make for a super easy and quick dinner recipe. Great for vegetarians or hungry carnivores. #recipe on cottercrunch.com

Hatch Green Chile and Tomato Casserole! A healthy gluten free casserole with the fresh taste of hatch green chiles and tomatoes make for a super easy and quick dinner recipe. Great for vegetarians or just add meat for those hungry carnivores.  Helllllllo! Happy Monday! There are two things that are special about this week. And when I […]

6 Easy Gluten Free Recipes Rich in Magnesium

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Magnesium is a crucial mineral needed for our body to stay healthy and functioning at it’s best. Here are six easy and delicious gluten free magnesium rich foods and recipes to add to your diet. Plus you get to learn a little more about magnesium too!   Friends! It’s Friday! I love saying that. YES! Friday! And […]

Fig Newton Breakfast Smoothie {Gluten Free}

Gluten free Fig Newton Cookie Breakfast smoothie! Finally, a fiber rich and flavorful smoothie that will power you through the day! Vegan and Paleo friendly, and it bonus points because it actually tastes like a COOKIE! YUM!

Gluten free Fig Newton Cookie Breakfast smoothie! Finally, a fiber rich and flavorful smoothie that will power you through the day! Vegan and Paleo friendly, and it gets bonus points because it actually tastes like a COOKIE! YUM!  Would it be wrong to post a smoothie recipe after I posted about eating more FOOD in WHOLE form? […]

Gluten Free Blackberry Basil Nachos {Vegetarian}

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Gluten free Blackberry Basil Nachos. This vegetarian dish is amazingly delicious, protein packed, kid friendly, healthy, and ready in 20 minutes or less. Perfect for snacking, a post workout recovery snack or light meal, or even a fun appetizer!  I don’t know why I always title my posts “gluten free.” I mean, you should know by now that […]

Maple Banana Pancake Bites {with Vegan Option}

These NO BAKE maple pancake bites are a fun twist  on ordinary pancakes. Plus a great way to use up your favorite pancake batter without having to cook, whether it be buttermilk batter or vegan pancake batter. All you need is maple syrup, nut butter, and banana chips!

These NO BAKE maple pancake bites are a fun twist  on ordinary pancakes. Plus a great way to use up your favorite pancake batter without having to cook, whether it be buttermilk batter or vegan pancake batter. All you need is maple syrup, nut butter, and banana chips!    Well hello weekend! Goodness, I never post on a weekend. […]

Cotter Chronicles Volume IV – Links to Love

Cotter Crunch - Weekly food news, tips, recipes, and more. It's coffee talk meets link love!

Welcome to the 4th edition of the COTTER CHRONICLES. Missed the last one? Click here and here! This post is part of a monthly series of “journal” entries focusing on sharing life updates, articles, links to love, food and recipes to try, weekly news, and so on and so on. Consider it a link love meets newspaper and of course, more coffee talk. Sound […]

Moroccan Salad with Fig, Basil, and Prosciutto {gluten free}

Gluten free fig, basil, and prosciutto Moroccan salad! This healthy cultural salad is far from boring. Perfect flavor combinations, including sweet and savory spices, and layers of dried fruit and vegetables. Great by itself or with a main protein like fish or chicken

Gluten free fig, basil, and prosciutto Moroccan salad! This healthy cultural salad is far from boring. Perfect flavor combinations, including sweet/savory spices, and layers of dried fruit and vegetables. Great by itself or with a main protein like fish or chicken!  Let’s continue with “culture” week, shall we? Monday was all about the love of NAAN! Yes, the […]

Grain Free Naan Bread with Cassava Flour – A Rockstar Root Starch!

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Grain Free Naan Bread with Cassava Flour! A simple and flavorful Middle Eastern bread made grain free and in 20 minutes or less! No oven required, just a skillet and few simple ingredients. Great with hummus, yogurt sauce, or by itself. Definitely a staple recipe you’ll want to make over and over again!  Did I ever […]