Category: Dinner Ideas

Gluten-Free Beef Scalloped Potatoes

Ever since we found goat butter and cheese, I’ve been able to make some old favorite recipes that I had to give up when I stopped eating dairy for a few years. I have been loving these scalloped potatoes! We usually buy organic potatoes and they tend to start growing pretty quickly. So we usually slice up the potatoes with a mandolin and blanch them....

Clean Eating Chicken Noodle Casserole

A Classic Comfort Food There are some classic comfort foods that really hit the spot! Chicken and dumplings, pot roast, pasta carbonara, classic beef stew, and pasta with herbed meatballs and red sauce. Chicken noodle casserole is for sure one of them. I’ve been using this simple recipe from Betty Crocker for years, but thought I would share how to make it a little easier,...

Chipotle Curry Chicken Salad with apples, pecans, cranberries, celery and chicken

Gluten-Free Recipes for Leftover Turkey

After figuring out my menu plan for Thanksgiving, I like to think about ideas and gluten-free recipes for using leftovers from a lovely roasted turkey. We can make all types of pasta dishes, casseroles and soups with the leftover turkey meat. I’ve linked to some great recipes below. At the bottom is a feature recipe for Chipotle Curry Chicken Salad. It is one of our...

Perfect Roasted Turkey à la Martha Stewart

I am super excited about cooking Thanksgiving dinner again! Because I’ve finally worked out the kinks to making some of our traditional favorites both gluten- and dairy-free. This turkey is roasted to perfection with a cheesecloth soaked in a wine and vegan butter mixture. Perfect Roasted Turkey à la Martha Stewart I originally learned to cook a stuffed turkey in those Reynold’s turkey cooking bags, which...

Chicken Breakfast Sausage & Gravy

Biscuits, Breakfast Sausage & Gravy Who doesn’t love biscuits, sausage and gravy? We certainly love this comfort food around here! But how do we make it gluten-free and a little healthier? This one was not easy. Especially the biscuits. So I’ve tried to make gluten-free biscuits many times. When you use cold butter and buttermilk – they come out fantastic. But not so much when...

Easy Gluten-Free Philly Cheesesteak Casserole

Goat Cheese & Gluten-Free Casseroles I used to love a good old Betty Crocker casserole for sure!   And I’ve been on a casserole kick lately.  We made baked penne with bison.   And chicken noodle casserole.  And thought wouldn’t it be fun to take some other classics and adapt them to my dietary restrictions now that I can eat goat cheese.   One of...

gluten-free, dairy-free spaghetti and meatballs

Gluten-Free Herbed Meatballs

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Meatballs These gluten-free herbed meatballs are super tasty, easy to make and freeze really well. We love them just as much as Eggplant Chicken Parmesan and Spicy Chicken Spaghetti! They are wonderful to have around because they can be used in so many different recipes. meatballs subs with red sauce classic spaghetti and meatballs put them on pizza use them in soup like...

Eggplant Chicken Parmesant

Gluten-Free Eggplant Chicken Parmesan

Make one of your favorite comfort foods, like Chicken Parmesan, a little healthier by adding eggplant.  More veggies always make it better for you!  Plus it keeps the gluten-free breading from getting soggy. Eggplant Chicken Parmesan Chicken Parm is such a staple comfort food around here.  And this version of eggplant chicken parmesan shows up on the menu often!   Especially during the summer when...

Homemade Chicken Stew with Mashies

Oh it is finally cooling down at night here in Austin, which has me craving all kinds of soups and stews.  Especially this homemade chicken stew served with mashed potatoes.  Yum!   We love to cook soups and stews with wine and broth and spices.  Lots of veggies, too.  Some of our other favorite soups and stews simmered in wine are classic pot roast and...

gluten-free chicken fried steak

Gluten-Free Chicken Fried Steak

This classic comfort food, chicken fried steak, is made gluten-free using brown rice flour. And instead of dipping in a traditional buttermilk and egg wash, we substitute goat’s milk yogurt, water and eggs! Love Fried Comfort Foods I haven’t had chicken fried steak in forever. Recently we went to a 100% gluten-free restaurant called Wilder Wood Restaurant and Bar with a ton of classic comfort...