Gluten Free Chicken Pot Pie Soup

This Gluten Free soup is serious comfort food. With chunky vegetables, tender white meat chicken and a delicious creamy base, all the best parts of traditional chicken pot pie come together to make a healthy meal.

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash is the most popular among winter squash varieties and can be recognized as a large pear shaped golden-yellow pumpkin fruit. Butternuts have high levels of vitamin-A, providing about 354% of RDA. Vitamin A is a powerful natural anti-oxidant and is required by body for maintaining the integrity of skin. It is also an essential…

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The Donut Hole Top 10 Donuts

Donuts—aka doughnuts, if you prefer—have been around in some form or fashion for so long that, it is said that archaeologists have found fossilized pieces of material closely resembling donuts in prehistoric Native American settlements. However long their deliciously fried history might reach, there are just some that rank above the rest, take for example…

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Italian Wedding Soup

After breaking my foot in April, being exposed to active Covid recently and down for the last 3 weeks (which postponed a reconstructive surgery on the books), I’m now heading into that surgery tomorrow, and decided today would be the day to meal prep for the week of recovery ahead. This Italian Wedding Soup is…

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Red Clam Soup With Saltine Crumb Garnish

A Dutch oven is the most versatile pot that one can have in their kitchen. It is my go to pot for braising, making soups, gumbo…you name it. Author and French food authority, Hillary Davis, reached out to me and asked if I’d take a look at her new cookbook called Le French Oven. Based…

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Gluten Free Guide to South Walton

Sticking to a gluten-free diet during your South Walton vacation is easy thanks to fresh Gulf seafood and a variety of other dishes that our local chefs serve up daily. Here are just a few recommendations for gluten-free breakfast, lunch and dinner below. Also, check my @30aeats Instagram for local tips and recipes.

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Chef Nikhil Abuvala of Roux 30A & Nanbu Noodle Bar

Growing up with an appreciation for food passed down from generations of cooks and chefs, I first met Chef Nikhil Abuvala when he was just twelve. Alongside his Indian grandmother who was visiting America, he helped prepare an authentic Indian dinner in his home for both of our families. We had received the invitation when…

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Seaside: Cool Off with these Summer Eats

Brutal summer temps are unavoidable in the South. But with Seaside’s breezy beach to stroll, a plethora of refreshing swimming pools, and amazing restaurants with sweet and savory delights, you will feel chill in no time. The languid heat of summer is not an ideal time for pot-stirring, or for toiling over a Bolognese sauce…

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Cumin Crusted Shrimp With Black Bean Mango Salsa

The Emerald Coast has many treasures and one of those was Kitchenique owned and operated by local South Walton resident, Vicki McCain. Celebrating more than 25 years in business, Kitchenique was the regions premier cooking school and gourmet retail specialty pantry, located at City Market, Destin.

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Breakfast Pizza with Galileo Salame

  This Breakfast Pizza is a fantastic recipe for Christmas morning. You can use one large or two small pre-made pizza crusts and double, triple, etc. the recipe as needed. It’s super easy, so you won’t miss out on your holiday fun, and clean up is a breeze! Being a longtime Floridian, I like shopping…

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Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Growing up, my father was always in charge of cooking the herbed beef tenderloin for Christmas dinner. We looked forward to it every year, and now the tradition of cooking the herbed beef tenderloin lies with me.   This is a very simple recipe that my parents developed, but you have to be patient and not…

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