Egg Drop Soup
January 7th, 2012Gluten Free Dairy Free, Recipes, Soups, Stews, Chilis, VegetarianDiscover Gluten Freedom 0 Comments

PrintEgg Drop Soup Ingredients1 quart chicken chicken stock 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives, or finely chopped green onion tops 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 eggs 1 egg yolkInstructionsReserve 3/4 cup of chicken broth, and pour the rest into a large saucepan. Stir the salt, ginger and chives into […]

Warm Wilted Spinach Salad
January 6th, 2012Appetizers, Main Dishes, Salads, VegetarianDiscover Gluten Freedom 0 Comments

With bacon and eggs added, a warm, Wilted Spinach Salad can be a meal unto it self.  As a side, I will often omit the eggs.  We do not eat pork bacon, and no, we do not eat regular turkey bacon.  I prefer all natural, uncured turkey bacon.  It can be found in most stores […]

Spaghetti Squash with a Hearty Vegan Sauce

PrintSpaghetti Squash with a Hearty Vegan Sauce Ingredients1 spaghetti squash, halved and seeded 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 small green bell pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated 1/2 – 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms (use canned in a pinch) 1 (6.5 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 (6 ounce) can […]

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 […]

PrintTexican Vinaigrette Ingredients3 Tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar 1/2 cup oil (I don’t use olive oil here) 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard 1 teaspoon grated garlic 1 heaping teaspoon taco seasoningInstructionsMix all ingredients together in a little jar and let meld at least 10 minutes before serving.3.1

Gluten Free Ham and Potato Soup

PrintHam and Potato Soup Ingredients3 1/2 cups peeled and diced potatoes 1/3 cup diced celery 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 1 quart chicken stock 1 cup (or more) diced cooked ham salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup all-purpose gluten free flour 2 cups milk or 1 cup heavy cream InstructionsCombine the […]

Gluten Free Meat and Bean Chili

Now don’t get me started on chili…  I have several chili recipes, for beef and turkey, for game, no beans, etc.  This is a meat and bean chili with that really well rounded flavor that hits most people’s liking.  It is also not “specific” as in, great with some sides, but not others.  So go […]

Fennel and Radicchio Salad with Pecans
January 2nd, 2012Recipes, SaladsMelinda 0 Comments

PrintFennel and Radicchio Salad with Pecans IngredientsOlive oil 1 cup pecans, roughly chopped 2 small bulbs fennel 1 small head radicchio 2 hearts of romaine salt and pepper 4 ounces pecorino or parmesan cheese For the dressing: 1 lemon 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon gluten free tamari 1/4 cup olive oilInstructionsHeat a drizzle of […]

Chicken and Potato Stew

This is my basic chicken stew that can go chowder in the blink of an eye!  Feel free to add drained or frozen corn, or hominy and you can even stir in a cup of heavy cream at the end. PrintChicken and Potato Stew Ingredients4 cups chicken stock 2 cups water 2 pounds potatoes cut […]

Ropa Vieja Shredded Saucy Beef
December 28th, 2011Main Dishes, Meat, RecipesMelinda 0 Comments

This is a fresh, different “go to” meat dish.  Another one that you can own.  I will serve this southern style like a nicely flavored, shredded roast, or go a little Cuban or Mexican with it. PrintRopa Vieja Shredded Beef Ingredients2-3 lbs lean, boneless beef (flank or skirt steak, brisket or chuck roast) 2 Tablespoons […]

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