Category: Pork

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing Spinach salad is a great way to eat lots of fresh spinach!  And even better when tossed in this delicious warm bacon dressing from Alton Brown. Bacon Bacon makes everything better, right (uncured, nitrate-, nitrite-free bacon, of course)!  For this salad the bacon fat is reserved to make the vinaigrette.   There are a couple ways to cook the bacon....

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...

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 Mini Quiche Lorraine

These indredibly delicious mini quiche Lorraine bites are made with gluten-free Schär puff pastry, turkey bacon, goat milk mozzarella cheese, green onions and So Delicious coconut milk creamer. Mini Quiche Lorraine Bites I love quiche. It is such an easy thing to make and keeps well. It works for breakfast, dinner, lunch, or snacks. I especially like making mini quiche bites so you get more...

Zeia Gluten-Free Pizza Crusts + Toppings

The Gluten-Free Pizza Basics Zeia Pizza Crust One of the things I love about following gluten-free friends on Instagram, is that word spreads when new gluten-free products appear or if someone honestly shares that they really liked something. That is how we found this pizza crust. So it is not sponsored, I’m just glad to share. Zeia gluten-free pizza crusts are gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free, dairy-free...

Gluten-Free Pasta Carbonara

Easy Gluten-Free Pasta Carbonara

gluten-free pasta One of our favorite dishes during the comfort food years before I had to nix gluten was pasta Carbonara.  It is so decadent and creamy and wonderful.  But it wasn’t that easy to make gluten-free pasta Carbonara. The main problem was finding the right type of gluten-free pasta to use in the recipe.  So many of the brown rice pastas just turn out...

Eat the Rainbow! 14 delicious and nutritious salads from the weekly menu

14 Delicious + Nutritious Salad Recipes

Time for a round up of some pretty awesome delicious + nutritious salad recipes with a huge variety of veggies, fruits, nuts, seeds, lean protein, and good-for-you fats.  These 14 salad recipes are all gluten-free and have healthified homemade dressings! Eat The Rainbow Indeed! When spring rolls around cravings shift from soups and stews to bright, beautiful salads.  Aren’t all the spring and summer seasonal...

Dairy-Free Hollandaise and Faux Béarnaise

Hollandaise and Faux Béarnaise So… here is the recipe for gluten-free, casein-free Hollandaise and faux Béarnaise sauce I promised you!  I love Hollandaise sauce but can’t eat the regular stuff anymore.   So we’ve adjusted it to be gluten-free and casein-free yet still rich, creamy and decadent. Instead of butter and cream we’ll be using coconut fat and ghee.  I’ve spent a lot of time...

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...