Creamy Fajita Pasta
February 19th, 2012Main Dishes, Meat, Poultry, RecipesMelinda 0 Comments

I found years ago, that I get alot family accolades when I tweak up leftovers.  Then, these leftover tweaks, start becoming first run dinners..  Its funny how a couple happy faces at the table will motivate a mom.  I like to make a little extra meat and peppers and have it in a hot steamed […]

Valentine’s Day Desserts from Udi’s Gluten Free

With Valentine’s Day approaching, I am always reminded that there is a 71% chance that it will fall during the week…  Why is this a problem.. Time!  It can be hard to find the time to prepare a Valentines Day dessert. Whether you want to share gluten free indulgences with your Love, your children, or […]

Roasted Salmon with Asparagus

This super easy salmon recipe pairs beautifully with Classic Roasted Potatoes.  You have to start the potatoes about 1/2 hour before everything else.  It also goes well with my Garlic and Lemon Pasta. PrintRoasted Salmon with Asparagus Ingredients1 large lemon 3 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for the pan 10-12 ounces of thin asparagus, […]

Mahi Mahi with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce
February 3rd, 2012Fish & SeafoodMelinda 1 Comments

PrintMahi Mahi with Garlic, Lemon, Butter Sauce Ingredientsfor the fish 4 Mahi Mahi Fillets 2 tablespoons oil 2 tablespoons butter salt and pepper (I prefer white pepper with fish) for the sauce: 1/2 cup white wine or stock 3 cloves garlic, crushed finely minced juice of 3-4 lemons, between 1/3 and 1/2 cup 2 tablespoons […]

Bard’s Chocolate Espresso Chili

PrintBard’s Chocolate Espresso Chili Ingredients1/4 cup olive oil 3 medium onions, chopped 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 tablespoons cumin 2 tablespoons fresh oregano 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes 2 tablespoon honey 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (12 ounce) Bard’s Gold (gluten-free beer) 1/4 cup brewed espresso or […]

Gluten Free Chicken Noodle Soup

Gluten Free Chicken Noodle Soup.  Need I say more?  My favorite noodles lately have been Jovial Brown Rice Fusilli or Penne for this soup.  All their pastas are wonderful, but I happen to like short noodles in my CNS. PrintGluten Free Chicken Noodle Soup Ingredients4 cups chicken stock 2 cups water 3 carrots (about 1 […]

Gluten Free Fried Okra
January 12th, 2012Sides, VegetarianMelinda 0 Comments

I have had the okra conversation in other recipes, so for those of you who abhor these little pointy pods of slimy, seed popping goodness, I apologize.  😉   For the rest, the best okra is a layered process, in my opinion, and it needs a little more than just cornmeal. PrintGluten Free Fried Okra 51 […]

Creamy Dairy Free Omega Slaw

I like the creamy, sweet type of slaws with certain meals.  Feel free to use poppy seeds if that is what you have on hand, just use a little less, they are not as tender as chia.   Now days we have Chia seeds, these great little seeds add whopping 2400mg of Omega 3 per Tablespoon.  […]

Gluten Free Chicken and Rice Soup
January 12th, 2012Recipes, Soups, Stews, ChilisDiscover Gluten Freedom 0 Comments

PrintChicken and Rice Soup Ingredients1 quart chicken stock 2 cups water 3 carrots (about 1 1/2 cups) sliced 3 ribs of celery (about 1 1/2 cups) sliced 3 cups chopped or shredded chicken 2-3 cups cooked rice (I prefer brown) 1/4 cup chopped scallions salt and pepper to taste InstructionsAdd stock and water to a […]

Stuffed Portobelllo Mushrooms
January 11th, 2012Appetizers, Main Dishes, VegetarianMelinda 0 Comments

PrintStuffed Portobello Mushrooms Ingredients8 large portobello mushroom caps 3 tablespoons butter 1 large sweet onion, sliced thinly 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup dry red wine 2 cups diced eggplant (peeled and chopped in small pieces) 6 ounces goat cheese, crumbled 1/2 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced […]

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