Category: Apps & Snacks

Gluten-free Spinach Goat Feta Puff Pastry

Thank you, Schär Having to eat gluten-free (and dairy-free for awhile) usually meant bypassing some of the most delicious treats. And sometimes you just really miss those old comfort food classics. Lately, we have been trying a bunch of Schär gluten-free products and are just blown away. We found this puff pastry dough at Central Market. They also have the best table crackers and artisan...

Gluten-Free Fried Artichoke Hearts

These gluten-free, dairy-free fried artichoke hearts are one of my absolute favorite treats! They are so good – everyone just gobbles them up. Gluten-Free Fried Artichoke Hearts I love fried foods.  Almost as much as meat and potatoes.  We fry a lot of things.  And there are several different methods.  This one is super easy! Just recently, I actually, successfully made a chicken fried steak....

Gluten-Free BBQ Chicken Pizza

pizza pizza When you have to eat gluten-free food, the one thing that is really hard to find is a good pizza crust. Some are decent but not really the same as normal pizza. We really like the Schär pre-made pizza crust we used for Bison Philly Cheesesteak and Pepperoni Pizzas. They held up pretty good and were better than some of the other gluten-free...

Ranch Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites

Cream Cheese Ranch Cucumber Bites

Game Day Noms These ranch cucumber bites were so easy to make with just five simple ingredients. Well easy except for me trying to figure out how to add the piping bag to the decorating tips and not succeeding. But the rest is so easy. They are naturally gluten-free and made with goat milk cream cheese from Trader Joe’s, artisan goat milk yogurt, ranch spice...

gluten-free fried cheese sticks made with goat cheese mozzarella

Gluten-Free Fried Goat Mozzarella Sticks

 So really this is the most basic of recipes but we are using organic ingredients to “healthify” these gluten-free fried goat cheese mozzarella sticks. Wait, What? Yes, fried goat cheese mozzarella sticks! So after giving up gluten in 2010, I gave up dairy in 2014.  And my digestive system has been on the mend in a major way.  Then last year I reintroduced goat’s milk,...

spiced potato wedges with vegan nacho cheese and spicy jalapeño slices

Vegan Cheese Spiced Potato Nachos

These organic, gluten-free spiced potato nachos are made from Russet potatoes, sprinkled generously with spices and covered in vegan cheese and spicy hot jalapeños. Gluten-Free Spiced Potato Nachos One of the things that has gotten me through all of my dietary restrictions is that I used to be able to eat a lot of things.  And now I just try to recreate those comfort food...

Twice-Baked Potatoes

Twice-Baked Potatoes with Goat Cheese

Twice-Baked Potatoes with Goat Cheese I’m not re-inventing the wheel here by making twice-baked potatoes.   I just wanted to keep track of this particular combo of ingredients because they turned out really well.  Instead of milk or sour cream, I wanted to use my new favorite ingredient – Trader Joe’s goat’s milk creamy cheese. We had some nitrate-free, hormone-free, antibiotic-free thick cut bacon in...

Smoky Goat Gouda Pimento Cheese

Smoky Pimento Cheese I love pimento cheese!  And I haven’t been able to make it or eat it since 2014 when I finally acknowledged that I just couldn’t handle dairy anymore.   In the old days, I used to make this killer recipe – Died and Went To Pimento Cheese Heaven! It’s not very good for you with all the cheese, cream cheese and mayo....