Category: Chicken

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,...

Healthy Gluten-Free Chicken and Dumplings

These healthy, clean eating, gluten-free chicken dumplings are easy to make with roasted chicken and veggies, nutritious GF flour and goat milk butter and yogurt instead of buttermilk. Chicken and Dumplings I love chicken and dumplings. It is one of my all time favorite comfort foods. I know I’m not alone on this one. Those light fluffy pillowy dumplings and that creamy delicious broth. So...

King Ranch Chicken Casserole

King Ranch Chicken Casserole This recipe from 2016 (our dairy-free phase) has been updated and I’ve added new pictures.  If you can handle goat milk you could easily swap out the vegan cheese for a goat milk pepper jack cheese and/ or use goat butter instead of ghee.  And although I haven’t tried it in this particular recipe, you could also replace the sour cream...

Spiced Roasted Chicken is Everything

Spiced roasted chicken is such an easy, tasty dinner dish and it takes very minimal prep. There are so many different ways to season chicken and I’m glad to share a couple of my absolute favorite spice blends with you.  Homemade Seasoned Salt Roasted chicken and veggies usually make it onto the menu most weeks because it is easy to make and you get a...

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...

Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup

This chicken tortilla soup is made with roasted peppers, lots of garlic, and seasoned salt for deeper flavors.  It is dairy-free and gluten-free. Ahhhh, chicken tortilla soup. Where do I begin? To use one of my dad’s favorite words – I am somewhat of a chicken tortilla soup “connoisseur”.  I have probably ordered it at every Mexican restaurant or hotel that I’ve been to since...

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...

Gluten-Free Fried Chicken Tenders and Okra

These classic comfort foods, fried chicken tenders and okra, are made using gluten-free brown rice flour. And instead of dipping in a traditional buttermilk and egg wash, we substitute goat milk yogurt, water and eggs for absolute fried chicken perfection. We Really Love Fried Foods! Isn’t fried chicken and okra such a classic comfort food? Before I had to start eating gluten-free we loved picking...

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...

gluten-free teriyaki kabobs with pineapple, zucchini, red onion and red bell peppers

Gluten-Free Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs

Make homemade gluten-free chicken kabobs with homemade teriyaki sauce (GF soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, pineapple juice, brown sugar and garlic powder). Gluten-Free Teriyaki Chicken Kabob Skewers  One of the big things and reason for this blog is that we take classic comfort foods and make them gluten-free.  It’s easy with a recipe like this to make sure that it is also naturally dairy-free, too....