Category: Soups & Stews

Ghormeh Sabzi (Persian Herb Stew) & Basmati Rice

Ghormeh Sabzi is a traditional Persian Herb Stew made with various herbs and veggies, beans, stew beef, and dried sour limes. It is naturally gluten-free and dairy-free. For the Love of Persian Food My mother was Persian and growing up it was a huge treat when she would cook a traditional Iranian dish because she was pretty westernized and preferred not spending too much time...

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

Red Lentil and Wild Rice Soup

Red Lentil and Wild Rice Soup 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! #feedthegutbugs I just love soups and stews because you get the flavors of comfort food without the excess calories. I think this recipe for red...

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...

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...

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...

Gluten-Free Classic Beef Stew

Meat and Potatoes! I love you. My favorite is probably this classic beef stew, or maybe pot roast, barbacoa short ribs, chicken stew with mashies, or steaks and frites… okay any type of braised beef. With potatoes. And spices. Love it all. And I will say this – I was a vegetarian for several years and we are trying to eat less meat in our...

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...

Clean Eating Bison Enchilada Soup

Love the flavor of enchilada sauce, but don’t want all the calories that come with eating enchiladas? This delicious, clean eating bison enchilada soup is gluten-free, dairy-free and mostly organic. Bison Enchilada Soup So the cold weather and my ridiculous allergies this time of year (cedar and mold) are really making me crave soup.   I’ve got homemade Ranch Style Beans and organic tomato sauce in...