Hot Dog Chili

This is a quick, inexpensive meal you can throw together in a matter of minutes. It is yummy, and lends it’s self to you adding in what you and your family like.


1 can of red kidney beans, rinsed and drained

1 cup frozen corn or peas, or even mixed vegetables would work in here.

1 cup of your favorite salsa

4 tablespoons water

4 tablespoons Gluten Free taco mix

4 Gluten Free hot dogs, sliced

2 cups grated cheese of your liking, cheddar is my favorite.

corn totilla chips


  • combine all ingredients, except tortilla chips into a medium sauce pan.
  • cook on medium heat until hot dogs are heated through
  • top with cheese, and a side of chips and you are good to go!

Michelle Day

Michelle Day has been cooking and baking since she was old enough to hold a whisk. Michelle is an expert cook and her passion for cooking and entertaining has never wavered. At the age of 10 Michelle’s Family started a bakery in Simsbury CT, where Michelle got her first taste of running a food service business. In 1994 Michelle moved to New York City, where, she found her true passion in baking. In 2001 she started “The Catering Divas” Catering business. Serving the Upper East Side, she catered numerous small dinner and cocktail parties. Her passion and attention to detail won her the attention of some of New York’s Elite. Back at home in Connecticut, Michelle is a well known culinary instructor and her cake decorating skills jump-started a side business — Devine Cake Designs — where clients clamor for her inspired and beautifully artistic designs. After 15 years in the culinary industry, Michelle’s love of cooking, baking and children, has lead to her to her newest career, offering personalized family cooking classes and creating a TV show, digital broadcasts and Cook Books like no other. Kids and a Cook is all about healthy, fun, and easy meals for kids and their families. Michelle credits her parents with her success and her love of food, helping to create so many memories being in the kitchen with them as a child. Her goal is to have a show to help viewers create the same memories with their families. A show for the kids, and by the kids, with the “cook” there as guidance. Michelle’s featured co-host is an energetic, precocious 9-year-old named Elisabeth. Although a finicky eater, Elisabeth still loves to cook in the kitchen and learn about ingredients and how to mix them to make tasty dishes. Come join us — as you and Elisabeth learn easy recipes and explore culinary adventures. Michelle Day is available for lectures and cooking demonstrations. Please contact us through this website.