Tagged: appetizers

pepperoni pizza bites with gluten-free puff pastry

Gluten-Free Pepperoni Pizza Bites

These absolutely awesome gluten-free pepperoni pizza bites are made with Schär gluten-free puff pastry dough, pizza sauce, turkey pepperoni and buffalo mozzarella cheese. So easy to make, too! the gluten-free pizza quest One of the things I miss most about having to eat sans gluten, is just ordering a pizza for delivery. And even though they have gluten-free options at pizzerias, I’m just too scared...

Ranch Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites

Cream Cheese Ranch Cucumber Bites

Game Day Noms These ranch cucumber bites were so easy to make with just five simple ingredients. Well easy except for me trying to figure out how to add the piping bag to the decorating tips and not succeeding. But the rest is so easy. They are naturally gluten-free and made with goat milk cream cheese from Trader Joe’s, artisan goat milk yogurt, ranch spice...

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...

Vegetarian Jalapeno Poppers

Goat Cheese Vegetarian Jalapeño Poppers

These super easy baked vegetarian jalapeño and sweet pepper poppers are made with Trader Joe’s goat milk cream cheese, an egg, fresh chives and sprinkled with organic, gluten-free Kettle Brand BBQ potato chips. Vegetarian Jalapeño & Sweet Pepper Poppers You know one of my favorite products is the goat milk creamy cheese from Trader Joe’s. It is the perfect substitute for regular cream cheese in...

Gluten-Free Spinach Goat Feta Puff Pastry

Thank you, Schär Having to eat gluten-free (and dairy-free for awhile) usually meant bypassing some of the most delicious treats. And sometimes you just really miss those old comfort food classics. Lately, we have been trying a bunch of Schär gluten-free products and are just blown away. We found hamburger buns and puff pastry dough at Central Market. Then we tried the pizza crust found...

Shishito Peppers and Spiked Chipotle Mayo

Shishito Peppers and Spiked Chipotle Mayo

Sir Kensington’s Chipotle Mayo Before we get to the shishito peppers and spiked chipotle mayo recipe, I want to talk about how much I love Sir Kensington’s Chipotle Mayonnaise. They have several clean products made with gluten-free and nonGMO ingredients. As well as using fair trade organic cane sugar and certified humane free range egg yolks. So you get a pretty clean product that also...

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...

gluten-free fried cheese sticks made with goat cheese mozzarella

Gluten-Free Fried Goat Mozzarella Sticks

 So really this is the most basic of recipes but we are using organic ingredients to “healthify” these gluten-free fried goat cheese mozzarella sticks. Wait, What? Yes, fried goat cheese mozzarella sticks! So after giving up gluten in 2010, I gave up dairy in 2014.  And my digestive system has been on the mend in a major way.  Then last year I reintroduced goat’s milk,...

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. Just recently, I actually, successfully made a chicken fried steak.  And I’ve tried many times before.  And that led to fried onion rings with left over batter....