Category: Vegan & Vegetarian

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...

Easy Gluten-Free Puff Pastry Apple Tarts

Just Four Ingredients Make these super easy and delicious gluten-free puff pastry apple tarts with just four ingredients – Schär gluten-free puff pastry, ripe apples, organic sugar, and goat milk butter. Cooked in about 30 minutes. Schär Gluten-Free Puff Pastry Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Granulated Cane Sugar Small Organic Apples Meyenberg European Style Goat Milk Butter I believe all of these ingredients can be found at...

Gluten-Free Fried Artichoke Hearts

These gluten-free, dairy-free fried artichoke hearts are one of my absolute favorite treats! They are so good – everyone just gobbles them up. Gluten-Free Fried Artichoke Hearts I love fried foods.  Almost as much as meat and potatoes.  We fry a lot of things.  And there are several different methods.  This one is super easy! Just recently, I actually, successfully made a chicken fried steak....

Restaurant Style Tex-Mex Rice

Restaurant Style Tex-Mex Rice I love Tex-Mex (a fusion of American and Mexican cuisine).  It is hard to grow up in Texas and not love it.  And we have a lot of incredible Tex-Mex restaurants here in Austin that we frequent on the regular.   I mean what is not to love about enchiladas, tacos, chips and queso, guacamole, salsas, beans and rice.  And there...

copy cat Samoas cookies

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Samoas

These copy cat Samoas cookies are super simple to make and they are dairy-free and gluten-free! We use organic dark chocolate, toasted coconut, and pre-made gluten-free cookies. The caramel is made with date syrup, coconut milk creamer, vanilla, and a pinch of salt. I’m surprised by how good they turned out to be honest. Girl Scout Cookies Don’t we all love the annual Girl Scout...

Oven Roasted Lightly Spiced Potatoes

These oven roasted and lightly spiced potato wedges are naturally gluten and casein-free (check your spices) and super easy to make with any kind of potato.   Roasted Spiced Potatoes Updated pictures and post from 2015. I love making potatoes at home.  It takes a little time but they couldn’t be more delicious.  And these roasted spiced potatoes are one of our favorite side dish...

Healthy Cauliflower Leek Potato Soup

Cauliflower Leek Potato Soup is made with chicken stock and coconut milk for a delicious, creamy, gluten-free, casein-free version of a classic soup. Cauliflower Leek Potato Soup I love soup!  And we eat soup often around here.  At least once a week, I’ll make up a big batch of soup and freeze some of it for lunches. I especially love chicken tortilla soup and of...

green beans tossed in vinaigrette with toasted walnuts and fried shallots

Clean Eating Fancy Green Beans

fancy green beans Perfect for the holidays, these fancy green beans are dressed up with fried shallots, toasted walnuts and tossed in a simple red wine vinaigrette. This green bean dish is a healthy alternative to the traditional green bean casserole usually served during the holidays.  Some of our favorite gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes are the perfect roasted turkey recipe a la Martha Stewart with a...

Brown Sugar Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These amazing chewy gluten-free chocolate chip cookies were made with organic brown sugar, cane sugar, dark chocolate chips, goat butter, millet, sorghum, and sweet white rice flour. So good! gluten-free brown sugar chewy chocolate chip cookies The other night we were at the Domain Northside for dinner and we stopped by Sprinkles cupcake ATM before heading home. I ordered one of their gluten-free chocolate chip...