Gluten Free Vanilla Plum Crumble Bites

A one bite wonder! These gluten free Vanilla Plum Crumble Bites wrap up all the flavors of that stone fruit summer dessert  into one delicious, healthy, gluten free protein bite. @cottercrunch

A one bite wonder! These gluten free no bake Vanilla Plum Crumble Bites wrap up all the flavors of that stone fruit summer dessert  into one delicious, healthy, gluten free protein bite. Well Hello JULY! It’s gonna be a good mont! Do any of you have summer birthdays? Because if you do, you’ll totally understand […]

Ginger Lime Tamari Gluten Free Baked Cod with Tips for Seasoning ALL types of Fish

Ginger Lime Tamari gluten free baked cod recipe. Flavorful, healthy, and ready in 15 minutes. A great Spring or Summer meal! Plus more ways to season fish.

Ginger lime tamari gluten-free baked cod. It’s light, flavorful, healthy, and ready in 15 minutes. A great Spring or Summer meal! Looking for more ways to season fish? Check out my list in the rest of this post! So let’s talk fish. You know we love it, especially for those health perks! But you know what? I […]

Best Ever Maple Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe {Gluten Free Dairy Free}

The Best Ever Maple Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe! These cookies are gluten free, dairy free, full of flavor, lower in sugar, with soft but crispy texture.

The Best Ever Maple Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe that’s Gluten Free and Dairy Free! These cookies are full of flavor, lower in sugar than most cookies, and with a soft but slightly crispy texture.  Kid, athlete, husband tested and approved. Simple real food ingredients! And it only took me 5 times to figure out the […]

Recovery Cherry, Basil, Provolone Gluten free Grilled Cheese

Gluten Free Cherry Basil and Provolone Grilled Cheese. A healthy "gourmet" recovery meal with good carbs, protein, fats and anti-inflammatory rich nutrients.  A fun twist on the original grilled cheese sandwich that your whole family will love, kids included!

Cherry Basil and Provolone Gluten Free Grilled Cheese. A healthy “gourmet” recovery meal with good carbs, protein, fats and anti-inflammatory rich nutrients.  A fun twist on the original grilled cheese sandwich that your whole family will love, kids included!   Nutrition is always a hot topic these days, isn’t it? We’re get bombarded with fad diets and what NOT […]

Coconut Cream Peanut Butter Bites {Grain Free}

Grain Free Coconut Cream Peanut Butter Bites! These little snack bites taste like coconut cream pie and peanut butter combined. A rich flavor nourishing protein bite that will please your sweet tooth in a healthy way!

Grain Free Coconut Cream Peanut Butter Bites! A rich flavor but packed with protein! These NO BAKE snack bites are lower in sugar and carbs. Great for summer treats! Ya’ll… it’s JUNE! Summer! Okay almost Summer. But when you live in Texas, it starts to feel like summer in April. We hit 93F this week, and […]

Cotter Chronicles – Volume II

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Welcome to the Second edition of the COTTER CHRONICLES. Missed the first one? Click here! This post is a series of “journal” entries focusing on sharing life updates, articles, links to lurk, food and recipes to try, weekly news, and so on and so on. Consider this a link love meets newspaper and coffee time. Sound good? Okay, let’s get started. […]

Why You Should FATTEN up that Salad! Salmon Salad Power Bowls

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Salmon Salad Veggie Power Bowls with Raspberry and Balsamic Glaze. Finally, a salad this is packed with flavor, healthy fats, and amazing antioxidants! Zucchini, thyme, seasonal greens, grilled salmon, and raspberries make one POWERful and delicious combo. Wait a minute. Summer? Here? Already? You betcha! Sheesh the days are flying by. One minute we’re talking all things pumpkin and […]

Naturally Sweetened Paleo Banana Muffins with Toasted Coconut

Paleo Banana Muffins with Toasted Coconut that are naturally sweetened, quick to make, and delicious! Great for reducing sugar without the taste!

Naturally Sweetened Paleo Banana Muffins with Toasted Coconut, made with no effort!  I cannot believe how quick these are make and delicious! Great for reducing sugar without the taste! Hi ya! Oh Holiday weekend, I love you. Thank you for the extra day to be with family and friends and let’s not forget to honor and remember our soldiers today. […]

Easy Gluten Free Herbed Chicken and Biscuit Bake Recipe

Gluten Free Herbed Chicken and Biscuit Bake. A comfort food made healthy, gluten free, and ready in 30 minutes. Can be made primal or paleo too!

Gluten Free Herbed Chicken and Biscuit Bake. A comfort food made healthy, gluten free, and ready in under 45 minutes.  So.. I got my weeks all wrong. Like big time, whoa! I didn’t realize this weekend was memorial day weekend. Which meant I also didn’t realize (until last weekend) that we had family coming in town […]

5 Food Photography Tips Using a Smart Phone

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5 Food Photography Tips Using Your Smart Phone. These tips have helped me become a better photographer in general. But regardless, having a great smart phone camera is KEY! Oh instagram, how we love thee! It’s definitely the most popular social media platform these days. And I would agree, it’s my favorite, probably because you […]

Immunity Boosting Orange Carrot Coconut Smoothie

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Start your day off right with this Immunity Boosting Orange Carrot Coconut Smoothie. Naturally sweet, refreshing, and full of antioxidants!  There are 3 reasons you might be needing this IMMUNITY booster of a smoothie today. Okay maybe four, but let’s just focus on the top 3, because I like odd numbers. 😉 One –> You’ve […]