Category: Dinner Ideas

carnitas burrito bowls filled with rice, veggies, sweet corn and avocado verde sauce

Carnitas Burrito Bowls & Verde Avocado Sauce

Carnitas Burrito Bowls First posted Nov. 2019, Updated: April 2021.  This delicious pork shoulder takes about 2.5 hours to cook in the oven but will last you for several days.  One protein with lots of options for different meals. Carnitas are great because you can use them in tacos or make these burrito bowls filled with all types of goodies.   Or even use the...

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...

A traditional wedge salad made with goat milk blue cheese and a dressing made of goat milk yogurt, Worcestershire, lemon, garlic olive oil, and hot sauce.

Blue Goat Cheese Wedge Salad

A traditional wedge salad made with goat milk blue cheese and a dressing made of goat milk yogurt, GF Worcestershire (Lea & Perrins), lemon, garlic olive oil, and hot sauce. So a few week’s ago we discovered the abundance of goat cheeses at Central Market here in Austin. And of course that opened the door to so many re-inventions of old comfort food favorites. Add...

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....

Vegetarian Fried Southwestern Egg Rolls

Southwestern Egg Rolls I LOVE the Southwestern Egg Rolls they serve on the appetizer menu at Chili’s.  And I desperately miss being able to eat them.  But I love to take an old comfort food recipe and adjust it to fit into my dietary restrictions: gluten-free, dairy-free (except for goat cheese/milk or Parmesan), clean as possible, organic and non-GMO if possible. I had huge success...

Blue ChBlue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Salad

Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Salad

Gluten-free fried chicken nuggets are tossed in Buffalo sauce and served with goat milk blue cheese dressing and crumbles in this delicious Buffalo chicken salad. Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Salad I absolutely adore Buffalo sauce. One of the first recipes I posted on this blog was a gluten-free buffalo chicken salad recipe using the Buffalo sauce as the dressing. It is super simple to make...

spicy chicken spaghetti

Spicy Jalapeño Chicken Spaghetti Sauce

This recipe for spicy chicken spaghetti is super easy to make and packs a nice kick of spice from the jalapeños!  It is gluten-free, dairy-free and delicious. Spicy Chicken Spaghetti So I originally posted this recipe for spicy chicken spaghetti way back in March of 2015.  But I really thought it needed a little more love so it is getting an update with some new...

Lemon Garlic Chicken and Potatoes

Lemon Garlic Chicken and Potatoes

This lovely one dish bake is full of potatoes, carrots, and a bone-in chicken breast baked with garlic, rosemary, lemons, olive oil and chicken drippings. After the chicken is roasted, it is cut into pieces and tossed with the vegetables for a delicious lemon garlic chicken and potato dinner. dinner inspiration Garlic lemon chicken and potatoes with rosemary is not a new concept. But we...

red lentil, wild rice, mushroom, carrot and chicken soup

Red Lentil and Wild Rice Soup

Red Lentil and Wild Rice Soup Updated for this wonderful cold weather:  December 14, 2020.  I was so excited about how this red lentil and wild rice soup turned out!   You know we’ve been trying to eat more dietary fiber to improve gut health with prebiotics (foods that feed our gut microbiota).  Especially more lentils.  And this soup is packed full of dietary fiber!...