Healthy Turkey Chili Recipe with Avocado | Gluten Free | Dairy Free | Meal Prep | Dinner Recipes

Turkey Chili

  Even though it’s officially spring, in my mind, it’s still winter until the weather starts to stay consistently above 70 degrees. (That’s the Texas girl talking) This turkey chili is perfect for a cold day.   The warmth reminds me of a hot home-cooked meal and the kick will clear your sinuses.  I cooked this…

Spinach Banana Gluten Free Muffins | Dairy Free | Healthy Sweets | Can be made Paleo | baked goods | cake

Spinach Banana Gluten-Free Muffins

  Hiding vegetables in baked goods might be my new favorite thing.  This recipe has no refined sugar, is gluten free and has two *COUNT ‘EM* two cups of fresh spinach. I also love that they came out green--could be perfect for St. Paddy’s day coming up.  They are sweet, delicious, airy and light and…

Quick Easy Roasted Salmon Recipe | Rosemary | Honey Glaze | Paleo | Healthy | 15 minute meal | dinner recipe

Roasted Salmon w/ Honey Glaze

  This is the easiest salmon recipe of all time—it tastes amazing and the colors are beautiful.  I love me a colorful meal.  The PINK salmon, GREEN rosemary and thyme, and YELLOW lemon slices make for some artsy food. I’ve topped this salmon over a bowl of kale, grape tomatoes, chickpeas, roasted potatoes and carrots.…

Gluten Free no-bake cacao almond oat bars | Paleo | Dairy Free | meal prep | energy bars

Cacao & Almond Butter No-Bake Bars

  Ingredients: 1 cup figs ⅔ cup almonds, messily chopped ⅓ cup walnuts ¼ cup coconut milk ⅓  cup almond butter ⅓  cup maple syrup 1 ½ cup gluten free oats 1 tbsp cacao powder Instructions: Put the fig and coconut milk in a food processor and process until it becomes a dough like consistency…

Gluten Free Vegan Kale Salad | Buddha Bowl | Dairy Free | Hearty Salad | Dinner Salad

Buddha Bowl

  Ingredients: Tahini Sauce ¼ cup tahini sauce ½ cup olive oil ½ cup water 1 - 2 Tbsp of fresh lemon juice, to taste ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper ¼ tsp of oregano ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ garlic clove, minced   Chickpeas 1 15.5 oz can of chickpeas, drained and patted dry…

Easy Quinoa Oatmeal Recipe | gluten free | dairy free | healthy breakfast | meal prep

Quinoa Oatmeal

  I love making a batch of quinoa oatmeal at the beginning of the week and having an easy ready-made breakfast throughout the week.  I usually grab a tupperware in the morning, clumsily throw in a few toppings, and dash out the door and eat the oatmeal at my desk at work. One of my…

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Hey, I’m Sarah O, The Bad Cook

Hey, I'm Sarah O and I am The Bad Cook.   I am a self-taught cook who makes clean food that is easy and quick to prepare.  All recipes are gluten and dairy free and many are paleo, vegan,  Whole30, nut-free, soy-free, and raw. You won't find anything here that is complicated and/or uses recipe…