Baked Salmon (GF)

Baked Salmon

I’m new to the world of salmon and still trying to find great recipes.  My go-to is simply salmon brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with lemon pepper and then baked in the oven or on the George Foreman.  But I like variety – even if I’m not eating it (not a fan of fish).  So here’s my latest find which David said was one of his favorites so far. Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic 6 … [Read more...]

Chipotle Sweet Potato & Brown Rice Egg Skillet (GF)

Chipotle Sweet Potato & Brown Rice Egg Skillet (GF)

You can probably guess that I didn’t eat this but David loved it!  He had it for dinner and then he had the leftovers for breakfast the next day. Ingredients: ½ tablespoon olive oil ¼ red onion 2 tablespoons minced poblano pepper (1) 1 medium sweet potato, shredded Juice of 1 lime plus more, to garnish (2) 2 tablespoons water ½ cup cooked brown rice (3) ½-1 teaspoon chipotle … [Read more...]

Chicken Parmesan (GF)

Chicken Parmesan (GF)

Of course, you usually think of Chicken Parmesan served over pasta, but since David is eating gluten free, we were pleased to find this recipe that didn’t need pasta. (He does occasionally eat gluten free pasta, but as much as possible, he’s trying to eat products that are naturally gluten free.) Ingredients: For the Parmesan-Herb Blend: (1) 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese ¼ cup … [Read more...]

Spinach and Cheese Pork Chops with Polenta (GF)

Pork Chops and Cheese with Polenta

Here’s another winner from Food Network magazine’s October 2014 issue.  And it’s gluten free! Ingredients: 1 18-ounce tube prepared polenta, sliced into 12 rounds 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 4 thin bone-in center-cut pork loin chops (about 5 ounces each) (1) 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary (2) 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 5-ounce … [Read more...]

Spicy Olive Chicken (GF)

Spicy Olive Chicken

David said this was REALLY good.  So it’s going on our favorites list and we'll be making it often. Ingredients: 1 (3-pound) whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces (1) 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2/3 cup chopped sweet onion 2 tablespoons capers, drained and rinsed 24 green olives, pitted ½ cup gluten-free chicken broth ½ cup dry … [Read more...]

Mexican Egg Tacos with Potatoes (GF)

Mexican Egg Tacos with Potatoes

Okay, this didn’t sound all that great to me but it turned out to be pretty darn good.  I’ll definitely be making it again. Ingredients: 8 large eggs 1 teaspoon chili powder Kosher salt 2 Yukon gold potatoes (about 1 pound), diced (1) 1 onion, diced 1 poblano chile pepper, thinly sliced (2) Cooking spray 3 plum tomatoes, diced (3) ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro (3) 2 … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Pizza

Ice Cream Pizza

I was looking for something special to make for my stepfather’s birthday dinner and decided to try this.  Oh, my.  It was delicious.  I especially liked it because it was easy and SO versatile.  You’ll see what I mean after you read the recipe. Ingredients: Family-size brownie mix (1) Ice cream (2) Toppings (3) Directions: Mix up the brownies according to package directions.  … [Read more...]