Spring Pea and Onion Noodle Bowls {Gluten Free}. Plus How to pick the Perfect Pod

Spring Pea and Onion Noodle Bowls;  a light but flavorful Spring dish! Made gluten free with rice or kelp noodles and great with seafood, chicken, or tofu! Ready in 30 minutes or less.

Spring Pea and Onion Noodle Bowls;  a light but flavorful Spring dish! Made gluten free with vermicelli rice or kelp noodles and great with seafood, chicken, or tofu! Ready in 30 minutes or less. Confession time. You know how I mentioned last week that I had to "trick" the Kiwi into eating tomatoes with this recipe? Well, this week I tricked myself with peas. Don't get … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Tangy Asian BBQ Salmon Salad – How to Absorb More Lycopene

Sweet and Spicy Asian BBQ Salmon Salad: A delicious light lunch or Dinner made with a sweet and spicy sauce and grilled salmon! Goes great with Edamame salad. Healthy and full of antioxidants!

Tangy Asian BBQ Salmon Salad: A gluten free light meal made with a sweet and spicy sauce and grilled salmon! Goes great with Edamame salad. Healthy and full of antioxidants! Everyone has one in their family. You know, that person who doesn't like this food or that food, but you on the hand LOVE that food. Yep. That's my husband. He usually likes ALL THE FOOD. He is not … [Read more...]

Coconut Rice and Watermelon Salad Bowls – Rehydrate and Refuel

Coconut cream, jasmine rice, and watermelon raisin salad.  This is one amazing bowl of nourishment! Light, refreshing, gluten free, and delicious!

Coconut cream, jasmine rice, and watermelon raisin salad.  This is one amazing bowl of nourishment! Light, refreshing, gluten free, and delicious! Is it summer yet? Um, well, it feels like it here. Northerners, don't hate me. I know you just got snow. EEK! But really, it was almost 90F last week, which means our summer is going to be brutal. Like all day 100+ F brutal. … [Read more...]

Naturally Sweet Orange Coconut Oat Muffins {GF}

Naturally Sweet with no sugar added, these gluten free orange coconut oat muffins are the great for any time of day.  Snacking, breakfast, or post workout! Plus they take less than 30 minutes to make!  www.cottercrunch.com

Naturally sweet, but with no sugar added, these gluten free orange coconut oat muffins are the great for any time of day.  Snacking, breakfast, or post workout! Plus they take less than 30 minutes to make!   Hi ya! Oh wow, is it really the last week of March first week of April? Indeed it is. Seems like just last week we were in New Zealand for Ironman. Take me back! … [Read more...]

3 Protein Packed Breakfasts that are Great for Travel

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Looking for some Protein Packed and Gluten free Breakfast ideas? These 3 Recipes and foods are great for travel! On the go, in the air, or on the road! Oh and simply delicious.  Traveling and fueling right can be tricky. To be honest, I think our minds tell us to either A --> just eat whatever you can find. Or B --> we're sitting a whole lot so eat less and SUPER … [Read more...]

BLT Egg Casserole {Gluten Free}

BLT egg casserole bake - quick healthy gluten free dinner!

How do you make a BLT gluten free? Forget the buns and bake it with egg instead! Super easy and delicious Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Egg bake is great for breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner. So... we're home from New Zealand. Back to reality. Jet lagged and in need of some serious grocery shopping. Have you ever been too mentally tired to really get the "bulk" of your … [Read more...]

Sesame Crusted Salmon with a Zesty Ginger-garlic Drizzle {Gluten Free}

Sesame crusted salmon with ginger garlic dressing. A refreshing ginger dressing compliments this Asian Style Salmon! Perfect as we transition into spring! Easy to make, full of omegas, and of course, gluten free!

A refreshing ginger dressing compliments this Asian Style Salmon! Perfect as we transition into spring! Easy to make, full of omegas, and of course, gluten free!  Happy Foodie Friday! Today we have an amazing recipe from a top chef (and food blogger), who just happens to be a good blog friend of mine. I drool over her creations and adore her cooking style, but more … [Read more...]

Protein Packed Berry Cheesecake Smoothie

berry cheesecake smoothie- taste like cake and is super healthy and nutritious! great treat for any time of day!. cottercrunch.com

A healthy gluten free berry Cheesecake, does that exist? Well, I found a leap hole. It's a blended version. A delicious and nutritious smoothie that's protein packed and full of antioxidants.  I'll take this cake with a whole lotta goodness! 10 days ago I was about to leave for New Zealand. Bags were packed, I finished teaching my last class at the gym, and the house was … [Read more...]

Bacon Gouda Chive Dip with Secret SUPERFOOD Ingredient!

Heavenly Bacon and Gouda dip! Plus a secret superfood ingredient you'll want to check out. the perfect for an appetizer or gluten free snack! www.cottercrunch.

Bacon and cheese. Who doesn't love that combo? This bacon and smoked Gouda dip with chives comes together in no time and is the perfect for an appetizer or snack! But there's a secret superfood ingredient you might want to add. So keep reading! This recipe is totally opposite of Monday's vegan post, but hey, we are lovers all food (gluten free), including Bacon and … [Read more...]

Curried Red Lentil and Potato Lettuce Wraps {Vegan/GF}

Red Lentil Potato Curry Wraps - a tasty, healthy dish that's not only gluten free, but vegan too. Packed full of fiber and spice!

How about a delicious and nutritious Meatless Monday dish to start off the week? Well, today you are in luck! Emily form Zen and Spice is here to share an amazing Lentil Wrap dish that's not only gluten free, but vegan too. Oh and looks amazing! Hi readers of Cotter Crunch! My name is Emily, and I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and healthy living blogger over at … [Read more...]