Garlic Green Beans

PrintGarlic Green Beans Ingredients1 tablespoon olive oil or other oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2 inch pieces (frozen will work too, they will not be as crunchy, just thaw them a little by running under warm water 1/4 cup chicken broth (or vegetable broth, or water) 1/4 teaspoon […]

Easy Potato Bake
September 14th, 2011Gluten Free Dairy Free, Recipes, SidesMelinda 1 Comments

PrintEasy Potato Bake Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 onions, sliced 2 pounds potatoes thinly sliced Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Fresh thyme sprigs, leaves picked 2 cups gluten free beef stock InstructionsPreheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Melt half the butter with the olive oil in a saute […]

September 10th, 2011Appetizers, Recipes, Sides, SnacksMelinda 0 Comments

These are addictive little toasts that are good along side a meal or as an appetizer or snack.  I have a variation that is seedless as well, some like sesame flavor, but not the seeds. PrintGluten Free Sesame Sugar Toast Ingredients4-6 slices of gluten free bread, I like Udi’s Whole Grain for this. Cut into […]

August 31st, 2011Recipes, SidesMelinda 0 Comments

PrintChili, Garlic & Lime Corn on the Cob Ingredients4 ears sweet corn 1/2 stick butter 1/4 cup lime juice 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon ancho or pasilla chile powder 1 tablespoon salt InstructionsPreheat grill or the oven to 400 degrees Remove husks from corn and remove any remaining fibers In food processor, pulse the […]

Classic Roasted Potatoes
August 26th, 2011SidesMelinda 0 Comments

PrintClassic Roasted Potatoes Ingredients2 lb. red or yukon gold potatoes, left whole if very small, halved or cut into chunks if large 3 Tbs. olive oil or melted butter 1 Tbs. chopped fresh thyme or rosemary (optional) 1 tsp. coarse salt fresh ground black pepper to tasteInstructionsHeat the oven to 400 degrees Spread the potatoes […]

Gluten Free Hawaiian Rice

PrintGluten Free Hawaiian Rice Ingredients1 cup light coconut milk 3/4 cup pineapple juice 1 8 oz can pineapple chunks with juice 2 cups INSTANT white or brown riceInstructionsIn a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the coconut milk, pineapple juice and can of chunks Bring to a boil and stir in rice. Reduce to very […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

We really like Brussels Sprouts around our house. I have a cast iron stove top way to prepare them but this version is what I use when I run out of real estate on the top of the stove. PrintRoasted Brussels Sprouts Ingredients1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts (whole if small, cut in half if large) […]

Pea Salad

Most of the time, I leave out the bacon, I am a pea salad purist I guess. With it, it is so well rounded in flavor.  Pea salad is a great protein packed side dish. PrintPea Salad Ingredients3-4 slices bacon (I use uncured, peppered turkey bacon) 1 10-ounce package frozen peas, thawed and drained 1 […]

Mushroom Rice

A tasty mushroom rice to make from scratch or convert your already cooked rice.   PrintMushroom Rice Ingredients4 tablespoons butter 1 pound mushrooms, stems removed and caps coarsely chopped ( I prefer a blend of button mushrooms and baby portabellas) 3 cups cooked rice, room temp if possible, just not cold out of the fridge […]

July 13th, 2011Recipes, Sides, Vegan, VegetarianMelinda 0 Comments

A fresh light pasta dish, tossed with a garlicy lemon oil that goes well with any fish or poultry dish, also a great base to toss with cooked chicken and some veggies for a one dish meal, just double the sauce. PrintGarlic and Lemon Gluten Free Pasta Ingredients1/2 pound of fine GF noodles, such as […]

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