About 30 Minutes or Less, Dairy Free, Dinner, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Paleo Friendly, Recipes, Snack

IMG_0388Yummy…bacon, onion, pepper, garlic and mushrooms all together in one place with a little blue cheese and thyme to finish it off nicely. In some warm bacon dressings, bacon fat is a main ingredient, and if that’s your thing, then you could probably substitute the bacon fat for the olive oil. Blue cheese is optional, depending on your tolerance (and ability to find one that’s GF). Feta is a good alternative, but even with omitting the cheese it is also very tasty! Continue Reading

Dairy Free, Dinner, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Recipes, Snack

IMG_0061One of my family’s favorite places to eat in the western US was a small chain by the name of Café Rio. They are finally expanding their restaurants to places other than the west – good for them, sad for me.  After my celiac diagnosis, this place had to come off the list (They do a very straightforward job online of indicating their liberal use of gluten). Continue Reading

About 30 Minutes or Less, Breakfast, Dairy Free, Dinner, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Recipes

IMG_0148You can find several recipes on the internet for gluten free and even paleo tortillas. This is my version…altered just a little from a post on the Fork and Beans website. The only real change is the addition of more water to make rolling the tortilla a little easier. Otherwise, I’m so happy they came up with this awesome recipe! There are perfect for Gluten Free Chicken Burritos – Enchilada Style! Continue Reading

About 30 Minutes or Less, Dairy Free, Dinner, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Recipes, Snack

IMG_0313A good ol’ Sloppy Joe was always a favorite growing up. The flavor in this one is based on my mom’s easy recipe of ground beef, onion, green pepper, ketchup and mustard – we were not part of the manwich crowd. Since I’ve grow increasingly tired of vetting ingredients to be sure they are GF, I made these with my own trusted ingredients, no preservatives or gums, and at a fraction of the cost. Continue Reading

About 30 Minutes or Less, Dairy Free, Dinner, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Recipes, Snack

IMG_0302A quick and easy to make seasoning mix, it makes for a great dry rub for meats, seasoning for sweet potatoes fries or just toss on chicken wings when you want a little sweet and spicy kick!  Click on the Chipotle tag for more recipes! Note: Choose your herb and spice brands carefully if you are at all concerned with cross contamination. Continue Reading

About 30 Minutes or Less, Dairy Free, Dinner, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Recipes, Snack

IMG_0273This dry Ranch Mix is not only simple to make, but when prepared as a salad dressing, tastes way better tasting than just about any store bought product. Plus, you don’t get any of those yucky additives and preservatives. It also adds deliciousness to a many other things gluten free – just click the Ranch tag to the right! Note: Choose your herb and spice brands carefully if you are at all concerned with cross contamination. (Special appearance by my carrot-loving photobomber!). Continue Reading

About 1 Hour or Less, Bread, Dairy Free, Dinner, Freezer Friendly, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Recipes

hamburger bunSummer is here and the grills are getting busy. Instead of lettuce wrapping your burger or reaching for those store-bought GF hamburger buns, make your own! These soft buns hold together for the duration of burger handling. If you like them, make a double batch, since they can also be frozen after baking and quickly reheated another time.  Continue Reading