Protein Packed Gluten Free Spinach Dip
July 4th, 2012Appetizers, Snacks, Vegan, VegetarianMelinda 0 Comments

This recipe is wonderful and dairy free, as is, or you may add 1/2 cup grated parmesan if you like. PrintProtein Packed Gluten Free Spinach Dip Ingredients2 fresh jalapeño peppers, chopped (seeds removed, if desired) 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 1/2 cups Unsweetened Almond Milk 1/4 cup lemon juice 3 cups cooked no-salt-added cannellini beans […]

Gluten Free Corned Beef Dip or Spread
March 14th, 2012Appetizers, Entertaining, SnacksMelinda 0 Comments

PrintGluten Free Corned Beef Dip Spread Ingredients 3/4 cup mayonnaise 3/4 cup sour cream or cream cheese if you want a spread 5-6 ounces thinly sliced Gluten Free deli corned beef, chopped (I really like Boar’s Head) 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley Salt to taste (this depends on your corned beef) […]

Texas Caviar
March 5th, 2012Appetizers, Recipes, Salads, Sides, SnacksMelinda 0 Comments

This is my version of Texas Caviar.  My guys are not super keen on 100% black-eyed peas, so I mix in black beans,  it also gives it a lot of contrasting color.  Texas Caviar is most often served as a dip with chips.  You can use it as a side, like a bean salad.. with […]

Seven Layer Dip, Salad or Dinner

This dish does not always have to be a snack or something you take to a potluck.   It is a meal in itself.   A salad even!   A great go to if you are looking for a vegetarian meal that really satisfies.  Just go easy on the chips!  I like to pile it on toasted […]

Gluten Free Asiago Cheese Bread
December 1st, 2011Appetizers, Recipes, Sides, SnacksMelinda 1 Comments

PrintAsiago Cheese Bread Ingredients1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese (you can use all asiago if you like…I split it to keep the cost down) 1/2 cup grated mozzerella or cheddar 1 clove minced garlic, or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1 pinch […]

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 […]

Almond Toffee Crisps

These easy little crisps are so yummy and rich. They come together in under 15 minutes. PrintAlmond Toffee Crisps Ingredients16-18 GF crackers. The butter cracker/club cracker flavor, not a “saltine” 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, I use Earth Balance 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 – 1/2 cup slivered or sliced almonds InstructionsPreheat oven to 350 […]

PrintMaple Glazed Pecans Ingredients2 cups raw pecans 1/2 cup 100% maple syrup 1/4 cup sucanat or maple sugar 1 tablespoon salt InstructionsPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread the pecans on a baking sheet Toast until lightly browned and fragrant, about 8-10 minutes depending on their size. Remove from oven and set aside Heat the syrup […]

July 20th, 2011Recipes, SnacksMelinda 0 Comments

Ingredients 2 cups Gluten Free rolled oats 1/4 cup sucanat or maple sugar 1/2 cup raisins 1/4 cup toasted almonds or any toasted nuts you like 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 cup safflower or grapeseed oil, or any light oil, just not olive 1-2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions […]

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